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.
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.
Obtaining a visa is often the biggest hurdle expats have to take before moving abroad. And the visa interview can be particularly daunting. InterNations member Iryna has some great advice on how to prepare your visa application and survive your visa interview.
Over the past few years, there has been a sharp increase in the number of cities putting technology at the forefront of their local economies. With the tech industry booming and seemingly every country wanting a piece of the digital revolution, there are plenty of exciting new and upcoming cities for tech-savvy expats to take advantage of.
A great resume is essential to boost your career. But how often should you update it? Regularly working on and “growing” your resume can really help you get the best out of your job application. InterNations member Harlem tells us how to create a “living resume”.
What are the best expat destinations for women in search of great career opportunities? Drawing on the results of our Expat Insider survey, we’ve taken an in-depth look at the ten countries where women working abroad rate their career prospects most favorably. Some of the answers may surprise you!
Knowing and understanding the unwritten rules of international business culture is important, whether you’re on a business trip or working abroad as an expat. The InterNations Expat Magazine summarizes a few key aspects of global business etiquette for you.
What is culture shock? Everybody who has lived abroad has heard about it and probably experienced it themselves. But could you define this phenomenon? InterNations helps you to adjust to your new home by teaching you to recognize the various stages of culture shock and how to deal with its symptoms.
A move overseas may sound like a tempting idea. But before making this big decision, you should ask yourself: Do I have what it takes to live in a foreign country? Your move overseas will be a rewarding experience, but it also requires planning and willpower. Read our magazine feature for some helpful advice!
When you move abroad, you may be confronted with new challenges concerning your physical well-being. Your medical insurance, as well as birth control, family planning, and common illnesses, may raise certain difficulties. Our magazine provides you with health advice for women abroad.
If you take your children abroad during your foreign assignment, their new school will play a vital role in their brand-new life as expat kids. InterNations introduces you to the pros and cons of international schools, local schools, boarding schools, and homeschooling for expat children.
Are you moving overseas with your kids? Moving with children can be complicated because they may not immediately understand the reason for leaving. Make sure they are well-prepared and can adjust to their new home easily. InterNations helps you take the right steps to ease your kids’ transition.
Women who move abroad sometimes face safety concerns they did not necessarily have to deal with at home. Going for a walk alone or wearing your usual attire may suddenly become problematic. InterNations provides you with safety tips, as well as advice on dealing with risky situations.
Moving to a different country is an exciting adventure for many. But when the excitement fades, what is left is often loneliness and feeling out of place. InterNations member Maggie knows these feelings all too well and has some advice on how to overcome them.
After taking care of your health, home and property insurance policies, you should also consider taking out a global personal liability insurance policy. In this article, you can learn more about what coverage you can expect with such private liability insurances and what to look out for.
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