5 Employment Skills You Can Gain From Study Abroad

November 17th, 2017
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Making the decision to study abroad is monumental. Whether you’re going for a year, or you’re an international student completing your whole degree abroad, it’s sure to be the best experience of your life. Not only will you make lifelong friends, immerse yourself in another culture and gain that all-important degree, international study is valued…

The Global Mobility Gender Gap: How Can It Be Reduced?

November 17th, 2017
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The global mobility gender gap is an issue that needs to be discussed. A recent PWC survey found that most employees consider international experience to be an important step to gaining leadership positions. There’s no doubt that there are many benefits to international assignments, both for personal development and the growth of the business. However,…

The Impact of Brexit: Will British expats be able to live in France?

October 26th, 2017
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This week there were further Brexit negotiations, which have resulted in progress towards Britain’s exit from the European Union. Complications arising from navigating through 44 years of European law have ensured that Britain’s official exit could still take several years. However, the political roadblocks and complications are only creating further uncertainty for British expats who…

Reasons To Study Abroad For A Year

October 24th, 2017
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A new term at university has only just begun, so it’s not likely that your thoughts have turned to your following year yet. However, there’s no harm in starting to think about your future early. These days, most large universities pride themselves on their links with other institutions around the world. This means that you…

Are Expats Salaries Falling?

October 18th, 2017
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Many employees are attracted to relocation schemes due to the promise of better employment prospects, a new way of life and a higher salary. However, as the global economy enters a period of instability many expats are concerned that their salaries will decrease and they will struggle to make ends meet. Expat packages usually consist…

5 Ways To Meet Other Expats Abroad

October 17th, 2017
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Relocating abroad for work purposes can be an isolating experience, particularly if you are travelling alone. However, most companies investing in global mobility and expat packages will tend to choose destinations which already have a substantial expat community. This means that you won’t struggle find others who are in a similar position to you. As…

A Guide To Moving To Australia For Work

September 28th, 2017
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Australia is one of the most popular destinations for relocation in the world. With long summers, generally better pay across a wide range of industries and a highly desired lifestyle, it’s hardly surprising that people are drawn to the country. Australia is particularly popular among British expats, there are over 1.2 million Brits currently residing…

Why It’s Important To Take Out Shipping Protection

September 21st, 2017
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There is a lot to think about when you make the decision to relocate overseas. Once you have found a place to live, applied for the necessary documentation and made work arrangements, your thoughts may turn to how you are going to move all of your personal possessions to your new destination. One of the…

China’s Expat Education: Trends and Challenges

September 13th, 2017
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China’s competitive and advanced education system has been in the centre of western media attention for years. The country has become well known for innovation and has developed a reputation for excellent employment opportunities in a range of industries. As a result, approximately 600,000 expats are currently residing in China from around the world and…

The Importance of Packaging Your Items Using The Right Materials

September 13th, 2017
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Once you’ve made the decision to relocate, you’re going to have a busy few months making preparations. Whether you are shipping your personal possessions quickly and efficiently by air freight or opting for a more cost effective solution by sea freight, you need to make sure your belongings are packed safely. What Happens To Your…