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Life as an expat digital nomad

Posted on September 23, 2019 in Working Abroad
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Life as an expat digital nomad
Is digital nomadism the 21st century face of expatriation? Once upon a time there were three categories of expat – working professionals, retirees and low-end economic migrants. Nowadays, a fourth category is bidding to outpace the rest, with the numbers of digital nomads increasing year by year. Most digital nomads are younger,...

Where are the best world countries for expat start-ups?

Where are the best world countries for expat start-ups?
Expats planning a start-up overseas need to known exactly what's required when deciding on a location. Starting a business overseas as an expat can be the best idea for many reasons, such as the availability of specific talents at an affordable rate, needing to be close to a target market, taking advantage of certain benefits available to...

China cracks down on expat English teachers

Posted on September 2, 2019 in Working Abroad
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China cracks down on expat English teachers
For the last few months, the Chinese authorities have mounted a crackdown on Western expats teaching English. Once considered a necessity for Chinese eager to learn the world’s international language, China’s expat teaching community is now in a state of shock due to an aggressive clampdown by local authorities. Arrests, imprisonment...

Adjusting to the Japan experience as a newly-arrived expat

Adjusting to the Japan experience as a newly-arrived expat
For many expats, the lure of Japan is too potent to resist, but adjusting to the country’s unique culture is a challenge. Cultural struggles are the norm for newly-arrived expatriate professionals in Japan, especially as body language and social cues are often even more important than what’s said or written. The culture places a great...

Expats in Vietnam not interested in career advancement

Expats in Vietnam not interested in career advancement
In spite of the fact that Vietnam is now moving towards Asian tiger status, the majority of its expat community aren’t interested in career advancement. A recent online survey of expats by a leading recruitment company produced a surprising result in that 65 per cent of respondents had no ambitions for career advancement as they were...

Expat workers and students evacuated from Hong Kong

Expat workers and students evacuated from Hong Kong
Hong Kong-based international companies are now making plans to evacuate their personnel from the city. After close on two months of protests and the massing of Chinese troops on the mainland, several multinationals are now planning to evacuate their personnel. Calls to crisis consultants were made during the protestors’ occupation of...

Is it all over for the Hong Kong expat community?

Posted on August 19, 2019 in Working Abroad
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Is it all over for the Hong Kong expat community?
If you’re banking your career future on a stint in Hong Kong, you many well have missed the boat! As protestors storm Hong Kong’s streets for the 12th week in a row, expat talk in trendy bars in the city’s financial district turns to the inevitability of an intervention by the Chinese army. The formerly unthinkable fact of a...

Essentials for new expats in unfamiliar countries

Essentials for new expats in unfamiliar countries
If you’re about to embark on your first reassignment overseas, preparing your basic requirements will keep your stress levels manageable. Moving overseas for the first time is both exciting and scary for most would-be expats, but getting the important things sorted before you leave makes the transition far easier. An international bank...

Sparking up the expat retiree lifestyle with a part-time job

Sparking up the expat retiree lifestyle with a part-time job
Retiring overseas is the dream of an increasing number of would-be expats across the world, but can become tedious for those still active mentally and physically. Especially for expat retirees whose work history was in mentally demanding jobs or who ran their own businesses, the thought of doing absolutely nothing in a retirement...

Advice on finding language tuition for expats in Italy

Advice on finding language tuition for expats in Italy
Learning Italian as an expat is a must for expatriates and long-term students. Whilst tourists visiting Italy can manage with only a smattering of Italian, expats and students will need far more in order to take advantage of everything this stunning land has to offer. The first thing to remember is that Italy is a land of local dialects...