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What’s in it for expat professionals in Africa?

What’s in it for expat professionals in Africa?
Perhaps the majority of relocating expatriate professionals don’t see themselves as developing their careers in Africa, but this fascinating continent has much to offer those willing to try. The majority of expats living all across Africa are professionals on reassignment from their multinational companies and are working in the oil,...

Japan opens its doors to expat professionals with new visa scheme

Japan opens its doors to expat professionals with new visa scheme
Traditionally resistant to an influx of foreigners, Japan is now opening its doors to expats. As are many other world countries, Japan is now facing both an ageing population and de-population due to nationals leaving the country to further their careers or simply see the world before they settle down. As a result, Japan’s government is...

Considering your expat job offer versus your needs

Considering your expat job offer versus your needs
So you’ve made it through the selection process and been offered the coveted job – but should you actually take it? You’ve survived the usual almost unending selection process to the short list and finally received the job offer itself but, before you sign on the dotted line, it’s important to step back and carefully consider what...

Singapore no longer welcoming experienced expat professionals

Singapore no longer welcoming experienced expat professionals
Singapore’s recent tightening of expat hiring requirements is causing companies difficulties as regards employing the right talents for the job. Local businesses needing expertise and experience in various positions from managerial upwards are now finding it far harder to get the right candidates for the jobs. Long-term expats have...

Oman extends its ban on expat work visas

Oman extends its ban on expat work visas
With Oman now extending its existing ban on expat workers in many employment sectors, what’s the future for job security in the GCC? The existing ban on expat professionals applied to the engineering, accounting and finance, IT, technical, human resources, media, insurance and several other sectors, and was initially introduced for a...

New international school in Guangzhou seeks qualified expat teachers

New international school in Guangzhou seeks qualified expat teachers
Expat teachers already in Hong Kong are now in demand in Southern China as leading international schools open more campuses. China’s Greater Bay Area is popular with tech experts due to its flourishing industry, and is now setting itself up as a centre of international standard education. The province of Guangdong has seen some 30...

Should expats literally buy into the Dubai dream?

Should expats literally buy into the Dubai dream?
Recent reports strongly suggest the Dubai property market is heading for a prolonged fall, but upmarket real estate agents are still publishing advertorials suggesting the opposite. Relocating expat professionals considering a stint in Dubai could well be forgiven for being confused by conflicting reports in local media about the state of...

Vietnam labour policies to blame for expat skills shortages

Vietnam labour policies to blame for expat skills shortages
Although Vietnam’s expat labour policies were relaxed slightly in 2016, the process necessary to get a visa and work permit is still a matter of persistence mixed with a large dose of luck. Small and medium sized businesses wanting to hire expat talent are flummoxed by the paperwork necessary and the time taken to get a reply from...

Where to live as an expat professional in Shenzhen

Where to live as an expat professional in Shenzhen
The Chinese mega-city of Shenzhen is now the Silicone Valley of Asia, drawing the best and brightest tech talent to its still-growing hub of innovation. Shenzhen is massive, home to some 15 million people and increasingly the place to be for top talent in the innovative tech sector. The city is split into a number of huge districts, all...

Where to put down your expat roots in Hi Chi Minh City

Where to put down your expat roots in Hi Chi Minh City
If you’re relocating to Saigon, now known as Ho Chi Minh City, where’s the best place to put down roots? Expats relocating to Southeast Asia generally and Vietnam in particular come in two flavours, with the first eager to embrace the colourful life in their new home and the second desperately searching for familiar surroundings...