This edition of Global Career Update takes on topics the world over including working in Peru, getting visas in France and earning salaries in Asia. It also explores trips to Europe and Israeli business negotiations.
Israel: Negotiation Styles
In Israel, business is done at a dynamic and quick pace. However, negotiations may take longer than expected. Arab Israelis prefer to do business with people they know and to develop relationships before conducting business deals. Jewish Israelis value rapport between partners to a lesser extent, and this fact may speed up closing a deal. Read more
Peru: Work Permits and Visas Overview
A visa is typically required to travel to Peru. Peru issues transit visas, tourist visas, business visas, working (resident) visas, religious visas, journalist visas and student visas. Foreign nationals with temporary tourist or business visas may stay up to 183 days in the country. To work in Peru, a foreign national must also obtain the applicable work permit beforehand. Read more
Employment Outlook: Canada
Steady and sure, Canada moves into 2017 with a growing economy, investment in the future and plans to quell a skills shortage. By Mary Ann Thompson, founder and president, GoinGlobal, Inc. Read more
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Keeping Students Safe
The majority of students who study abroad have a positive experience. However, risks do exist. It is important for universities and study abroad programs to discuss these risks with students in order to help students learn to mitigate them. Main risks include accidents, travel-related illnesses, political unrest, natural disasters and risky behavior. Read more
Is it Possible for Millennials to Find Jobs Abroad?
An increasing number of millennial workers want to work abroad. They have a large worldview and have grown up with the world at their fingertips. International jobs are out there, but it can be difficult to find the right opportunity overseas. Knowing your strengths is critical. Talking to your current boss and networking can open doors. It is easiest to look for jobs from the country where you want to work. Read more
China-LatAm Ties Poised to Expand, Say Ecuadorian Analysts
China and Latin American will continue to expand ties following ten years of growth in South-South cooperation, investment and trade. The partnership is mutually beneficial with potential and advantages for all participants Read more
France: New Law Significantly Changes Immigration System
A new law in France significantly overhauls the immigration system and seeks to attract skilled foreign workers while combating illegal immigration and illegal work. The law creates a Talents Passport – a four-year residence permit for highly skilled foreign workers in a variety of categories and fields. It also grants immigration authorities the right to obtain information from other administrative bodies in order to confirm compliance with immigration rules. Read more
Costa Rica, Denmark and Norway Have the Happiest and Most Loyal Workforces
A recent study of over 200,000 young professionals in 57 markets examined workers’ satisfaction levels at work and identified those workers who will be most likely to change employers in the next couple of years. Denmark had the happiest and most loyal workforce, followed by Norway and Costa Rica. Read more
Asia to See Highest Real Wage Growth in 2017
Globally, real wage increases are forecast at 2.3 percent in 2017. However, in Asia, they are set to increase by 4.3 percent. Vietnam leads the real wage increases with 7.2 percent with Thailand second at 5.6 percent. Indonesia and India follow at 4.9 and 4.8 percent. Read more