The Guardian Guide to Working Abroad

The Guardian Guide to Working Abroad

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The lure of working and living abroad can be hard to resist, and
improvements in technology mean that you can enjoy the best of both
worlds. Full of practical advice and up-to-date information on the most
popular countries to move to, this book is a must-read for anyone who wants to experience working life in another part of the world. Features include:

  • The Basics: the pros and cons of working abroad, budgeting,
    learning other languages, visas, setting up a bank account, finding
    work, building contacts etc.
  • Information on the most popular destinations, including the
    USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Italy and France. This
    includes average wages, traditional and emerging industries and sectors
    that welcome foreign workers, as well as information on the different
    business cultures.
  • Advice on 'virtual working'. This applies to many people these days, but is particularly useful for freelancers.
  • Information on starting your own business.

The book also offers advice on: relocation and relocation services;
integrating into local communities; coping with homesickness;
acclimatising children to a new culture; and back-up plans if things
don't work out.

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  • ID: 9781408105528

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