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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.  

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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

By Patricia Heemskerk, Expert Global Career Coach for Passport Career


If you are considering finding work and experiencing life in the Alps, Switzerland is 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.

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5 Attributes that Increase Global Marketability

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

5 Attributes that Increase Global Marketability

by Marian Hakze, Expert Global Career Coach for Passport Career

 

Outside of your professional background and education, there are a number of key attributes that you may want to check-off prior to considering a move to a new country. Consider how your skills stack up and evaluate where you might need additional development in the following five areas: 

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Portable Careers in South America: Spotlighting Chile

Posted by on Mar 14, 2019 in Expat Lifestyle, Global Alternatives to Employment, Global Career Blog | 0 comments

Portable Careers in South America: Spotlighting Chile

Who does not (occasionally) dream of being able to trade the long cold winters in the northern hemisphere for six months of sunshine, without having to wait until retirement? Ever imagined a life in South America? For those with portable careers, this is a feasible goal. Portable careers have always existed — think nurses, journalists, teachers — but now are within arm’s reach for most because of improving technology, globalization and the increasing demand for services over goods. If you really enjoy your current career, but always longed to live  in a different country or region, you might be surprised to learn that you can have both at the same time.

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