This edition of Global Career Update takes on topics the world over including hiring in the UK, moving to the USA and studying in the Netherlands. It also explores culture shock and the best countries for expats.
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Stress and culture shock prove real for those adjusting to life overseas
Getting settled in a new country can be difficult. The culture, the environment and general unfamiliarity can create stress and cause culture shock. But there are ways of coping. Read more
In tough times, more U.S. job hunters seek work overseas
The last six months have seen a significant jump in the number of U.S. job hunters looking for opportunities in other countries. The numbers are small but reverse a trend where there are much more foreign workers trying to find jobs in the U.S. Read more
Moving to and living in the USA: A comprehensive guide
This guide provides a wealth of information about relocation and getting settled in America. Find out about visas, financial information, healthcare, geography and more. Read more
Canada, Australia rank high among expats
According to a recent global survey, Canada and Australia have the highest quality of life for expats and easiest integration with local populations. The UK ranked low due to the effects of the recession and cost of living. Read more
Recruitment freezes beginning to thaw in UK
While few companies in the UK are planning pay increases, the number of employers with recruitment freezes has fallen in recent months. Read more
Brazil: General economic trends
Brazil has been spared the worst of the upheaval during the worldwide economic downturn, but its economy has been weakened somewhat. It is expected to return to modest growth next year. Read more
Spain: Cost of living
Spain ranks as one of the least expensive countries in Western Europe with Madrid ranking 26th and Barcelona ranking 31st in a list of the most expensive cities in Western Europe. However, salaries are in line with cost of living and, therefore, comparatively quite low. Read more