Organizations have gone global but have you? What does it really mean to be a global leader? Executive Coach Sunita Sehmi has ten simple pointers for you to help you succeed wherever you are in the world.
Going abroad comes with certain risks – which is why there are special expat health insurance plans. It may also take you a while to get used to some health and hygiene standards around the world. InterNations shows you which precautions to take and how to choose the right expat health insurance.
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.
Only 13% of expats worldwide don’t speak the local language in their country of residence at all. Acquiring the required language skills isn’t always easy, though. If you are looking for a challenge, here are five languages rated as serious tongue twisters by the respondents of our Expat Insider 2017 survey.
I used to have a romantic notion about long-distance relationships. I blame it on the movie “Going the Distance”, in which the lead characters, San Francisco native Erin (Drew Barrymore) and Garrett from New York City (Justin Long) fall in love, pursue a long-distance relationship, and — what do you know — have a happy Hollywood ending.
So you’ve decided to open a foreign bank account. What pitfalls should you avoid? Will your money be safe? Will the language barrier pose a problem? Learn the right questions to ask and what you should be aware of when it comes to opening foreign bank accounts with our InterNations expat guide.
In our article on preparing for expat tax matters, we have advised you to contact a professional before moving abroad. Perhaps you also need a second opinion from a local advisor after relocating. If you have never hired a tax consultant before, you may be wondering how to find the right person.
For expats who are pregnant or planning to be pregnant, the thought of giving birth in a foreign country can be unsettling. You are looking for the best care and have many other questions? Follow these tips to ensure you are well prepared for your pregnancy and birth.
Do you think that it is really a great thing to enjoy the best of several worlds? Ask a third culture kid and you may get to hear a mixed bag of answers. Whatever the opinion of a TCK, there is no doubt about the fact that being a TCK is a challenging and life-changing experience.
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.
Throughout your expat life, staying healthy may be one of the biggest challenges. You need to get informed about possible health risks in your new home and feasible countermeasures. The InterNations magazine will help you lead a safe and sound expat life!
Throughout your career, you will come across many different types of people with a varied approach to getting ahead and getting the job done. InterNations member Malgosia introduces four types of employees (or “players”). Are you playing the corporate game yet?
Barely a year had passed since I started living abroad when I received a rather intense and emotion-filled message from a friend of mine, proclaiming: “I hate this city, I hate everything about being here - I am looking up flights to move back home at the end of the week.”
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.