Global Career Update
December 2016 Corporate Edition




This edition of Global Career Update takes on topics the world over including working in China, doing business in Australia and increasing immigration in Canada. It also explores workplace trends in the coming year and the best global companies to work for.




Employment Outlook: Italy

Slow economic growth, high youth unemployment and impending worker retirement characterize Italy for the foreseeable future. By Mary Anne Thompson, founder and president, Goinglobal, Inc. Read more

Australia: Communication Styles

Australia is a multicultural, amicable society, so it is important to be sensitive to different cultures and lifestyles when interacting with locals who may come from a wide range of traditions. Read more

Taiwan: Work Permits and Visas

Traveling to Taiwan (People’s Republic of China) generally requires a visa; both the foreign national’s country of residence and the country of origin determine visa requirements. Read more


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How to Find a Job in a Foreign Country

International job searches are complicated. When starting yours, there are several things to keep in mind. Including a target location on resumes and cover letters can give companies reassurance about your commitment to a place. Networking can help you learn about positions that are not listed. Local leaders may know who is hiring and what the market is like for your skill. Read more 

Global Workforce Becoming More Mobile

A recent report indicates that, by 2022, as many as 42.5 percent of the total global workforce will be mobile employees. That comes out to 1.87 billion people. Globalization and advancements in mobile technology and applications continue to increase levels of mobility. Telecommuting allows businesses to offer flexible working environments. Read more