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.
Are you considering opening an offshore bank account? Although often associated with tax evasion, offshore banking can be a perfectly legal way to make managing your money more convenient and flexible while you are abroad. In our guide, we discuss the pros and cons of offshore banking.
One of the primary talents international leaders need today is the ability to manage and leverage cultural differences. Today’s manager has to work in both international and cross-cultural environments.
Are you a stay-at-home dad or an LGBT expat couple moving to a socially conservative country? Following your partner overseas is difficult, sometimes more so if the partnership is unconventional. InterNations highlights some difficulties which you might face on your assignment abroad.
Being sent abroad by their employers, most Foreign Assignees are extremely satisfied with their job and career. However, they struggle to feel at home abroad, and most of them already have plans to return home.
Quite a few self-made expats struggle to find a job abroad. This doesn’t mean it’s impossible though! With a structured, thought-out approach, determination and a dose of creativity, you increase your chances of success during your job search overseas.
Are you on track for retirement and your other financial goals? When it comes to living abroad, there are special considerations to be aware of depending on your nationality and circumstances. Review the checklist to ensure your bases are covered.
Have you decided to haul your family, pets, and personal belongings overseas – at least for the next few years? Congratulations! You have taken the first big step towards moving abroad! InterNations provides you with practical information on preparing for moving abroad, from visa to flight tickets.
Self-employment remains a popular alternative to traditional expat assignments. It is the dream of many expats to open a successful business overseas. However, being a self-employed expat involves a lot of preparation, paperwork and financial know-how.
Has your employer just offered you a new career track abroad? While you consider whether to accept a foreign assignment and think about potential salary negotiations, don’t forget about your income tax. Tax reimbursement policies may be among the incentives your company is willing to provide.
Making a marriage work is not easy especially with the additional pressure of making your expat life work. Divorce is usually the logical consequence when a marriage ends. InterNations member Hero offers advice on what to keep in mind for a divorce outside of your home country.
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.
Moving abroad for their partner’s job, Traveling Spouses often face an unsatisfying life abroad. They struggle with low career prospects, find it hard to make friends, and many want to return home at some point.
Have you ever met someone born in Brazil, who grew up in Scotland, went to school in Montreal and now works in Mumbai? People with this background are called third-culture kids – globally mobile youngsters whose lifestyle rivals that of any adult expat. Learn more about them from this article!
Your move back home after spending quite some time abroad may turn into a stressful endeavor. Sorting out the paperwork and taking care of other matters can make repatriation one hell of a job. But don’t worry! The InterNations repatriation checklist will make your move back home a piece of cake.