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Recent survey shows Bangkok losing its appeal for expat professionals

Recent survey shows Bangkok losing its appeal for expat professionals
According to a major new survey, Thailand’s capital Bangkok is no longer what it used to be. The Best and Worst Cities for Expats 2019 survey was something of a shock for a number of famous and formerly successful cities which had rated highly in past editions of the study. Recently released reviews of 82 world cities set in 187...

Getting to grips with Japanese culture as a newly arrived expat

Getting to grips with Japanese culture as a newly arrived expat
Relocating to Japan can be the experience of a lifetime as long as you avoid making cultural faux pas! In the expatriate world, Japan is famous for its lifestyle and its total unfamiliarity for the hapless newly- arrived Westerner who simply can’t deal with its unique, traditional social rules. By this, it’s not just not wearing...

Shanghai wins out on safety and security for lone female expats

Shanghai wins out on safety and security for lone female expats
As the world grows more violent every day, or so it seems, female expat professionals are choosing their next destination for its overall security and safety. It’s easy to believe that all major world cities are hubs for violence and lack the feeling of security necessary for the majority of female expats. Obviously, some huge...

Female expats suffering salary increase inequality as well as gender pay gaps

Female expats suffering salary increase inequality as well as gender pay gaps
Research has shown female expats are suffering from the gender pay gap in almost all favourite expatriate professional locations. Independent research is confirming what female expats have always known – they’re being short-changed in the salary stakes. An independent study has revealed almost 66 per cent of male expats are being paid...

Life as an expat digital nomad

Posted on September 23, 2019 in Working Abroad
STORY LINK Life as an expat digital nomad
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
STORY LINK China cracks down on expat English teachers
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...