Many expatriates take their spouse or family along when moving abroad. Are you one of them? You may have noticed yourself that working expats have a career to distract them from culture shock, but partners often struggle with the situation. InterNations offers tips on coping with this change.
Let us show you how an assignment in a foreign country can kick-start your career! A typical international assignment does not only provide you with professional experience: It also helps you acquire valuable soft skills and broaden your horizon.
Short-term work abroad is very well-suited to recent graduates who want to explore the world or take a break before deciding on a career path. There are a lot of different types of short-term work opportunities abroad. InterNations takes a closer look at them.
On average, we change jobs five times in our lives and it is not always a planned change. There is a high probability that you will lose a job at least once in your life. To make it less painful, you should take care of your freedom while still at work. InterNations member Malgosia has some advice.
Many an expatriate might first start thinking about financial planning, pension provisions, and maybe even offshore investments once the move has been braved and they have even managed to deal with the annual tax headache. But that might already be too late! Read on for advice on savings and provisions for expats.
If you bring your children along when moving abroad, the school they will attend will play a big part of helping them adjust to their new home. InterNations gives you an overview of the different schooling options for expat kids about to receive an international education.
Expat living sounds rather glamorous, but the first few days can be exciting, frustrating and overwhelming, all at once. We have compiled a list of tips to help you face this challenge. Don’t get frustrated! Follow this InterNations guide, and the craziness of expat living won’t get you down.
You’re about to give a business presentation for an international audience? Don’t underestimate the importance of cross-cultural training in this situation. Using the example of Caitlin, a US sales manager, we help you understand its value for expats concerned with international business.
While most expats rent an apartment or house during their stay, you might be considering buying your own property abroad. InterNations has collected a number of tips for you on how to buy property overseas and what you, as a foreign buyer, might need to especially look out for.
As a woman living and working in a foreign country, you may face certain health issues which men are usually exempt from. Read on to learn how to prepare for your new life and how to stay healthy and comfortable while living abroad.
As a repatriate, you will face quite a few hurdles upon returning home. Your company may have supported you during your relocation, but now you might feel slightly neglected. InterNations provides you with some useful information concerning repatriation support and benefits.
Are you currently planning your expat budget? Or are you simply interested in how expensive different destinations worldwide are in comparison? InterNations has taken a close look at three international surveys regarding the cost of living for expatriates and summed up their results for you.
Many an expatriate benefits greatly from the time he or she has spent abroad. Not only do foreign language skills and intercultural competence make them a valuable employee – expatriate assignments can also bring financial benefits. We tell you what you can get out of being an expatriate.
Being a mother can be a challenge even without the ups and downs of expat life. However, living abroad can also make you a more resilient parent. InterNations member Micaela explains how expat life can shape you and help you become a stronger mom.
Short-term overseas employment is not only a great opportunity for younger people looking for a time-out after college, but also for more adventurous expats who don’t want to settle down yet. Find out more about options for short-term job opportunities in this brief overview.
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