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Finding Your Happy Place: The World Happiness Report 2019

Posted by on Mar 26, 2019 in Expat Lifestyle, Global Career Blog, Global Job Search | 0 comments

Finding Your Happy Place: The World Happiness Report 2019

What countries make their residents most happy?  The World Happiness Report has released their 2019 survey results ranking 156 countries, based on data from the Gallup World Poll. You can probably guess the least happy countries—those experiencing civil war or great political instability—but the top ten might be a surprise.   The rankings are based on answers to the “Cantril Ladder” question in the survey that helps respondents evaluate the quality of their current lives on a scale of 0 to 10. Considerations include gross domestic product, social support from friends and family, healthy life...

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7 Internship Trends and Opportunities in Switzerland

Posted by on Mar 22, 2019 in Cross-Border Education, Global Career Blog, Global Job Search, Portable Careers | 0 comments

7 Internship Trends and Opportunities in Switzerland

If you are considering finding work and experiencing life in the Alps, Switzerland is certainly a beautiful and culturally rich option.  Passport Career has 7 tips for getting a start on relocating to Switzerland.

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A Guide to Working Holiday Visas

Posted by on Mar 19, 2019 in Global Alternatives to Employment, Global Career Blog, Global Job Search, Portable Careers | 0 comments

A Guide to Working Holiday Visas

It’s a common dilemma: young people have the independence and freedom to travel the world, but often lack the funds to make it happen. If you are a young(-ish) person interested in getting a taste of traveling and working in another country, a global program might provide an easy way to get started. A working holiday visa is a residence permit allowing travelers to undertake employment (and sometimes study) in the country issuing the visa to supplement their travel funds. For many, holding a working holiday visa enables them to experience living in a foreign country without undergoing the...

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