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Tips for Entering the Non-profit Career Field

Posted by on Apr 30, 2019 in Expat Lifestyle, Global Career Blog, Global Job Search | 0 comments

Tips for Entering the Non-profit Career Field

If your career goals have always included improving the world for those who live in it, you will likely find your niche in the nonprofit job sector. Working as part of a nonprofit organization, you will regularly support communities and populations in need, helping them to improve their quality of life. For nonprofit professionals seeking this type of service-oriented work, moving abroad may be the best option.

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Coworking Space: A Global Trend

Posted by on Apr 26, 2019 in Expat Lifestyle, Global Career Blog, Portable Careers | 2 comments

Coworking Space: A Global Trend

 

An interesting effect of the increase of digital nomads and geographic-independent work is the growth of coworking spaces. If your employer is in another country, you may enjoy the freedom from a daily commute and perhaps the ability to set your own schedule, but many still seek the connection, sense of community, and resources that a coworking space can offer.

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6 Trends in Switzerland that Influence Career Mobility

Posted by on Apr 23, 2019 in Global Career Blog, Global Job Search | 0 comments

6 Trends in Switzerland that Influence Career Mobility

Switzerland, a country that embraces neutrality, is a prosperous and modern market economy with low unemployment, a highly skilled labor force and a per capita GDP among the highest in the world. Switzerland’s economy benefits from a well-developed services sector led by financial services and a manufacturing industry that specializes in high-tech production. The country is a not a European Union (EU) member, but follows many European regulations through bilateral agreements with the EU.

Career mobility in Switzerland is high. People easily change jobs and move to other parts of the country for their careers. The fact that 70% of the Swiss population don’t own but rent a house makes mobility easy. However, mobility across the German/French/Italian language borders is limited. Here are six factors influencing moving your career to Switzerland:

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5 Steps to Launching your International Job Search

Posted by on Apr 18, 2019 in Global Career Blog, Global Job Search, Portable Careers | 0 comments

5 Steps to Launching your International Job Search

There are many considerations when launching an international job search. You need to think about what you want to do versus what opportunities are available, who are your potential contacts, where to look for openings, and how to apply for jobs. Here are a few tips you may not have considered:

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5 Ways to Start the “I Want to be a Digital Nomad” Conversation

Posted by on Apr 16, 2019 in Expat Lifestyle, Global Career Blog, Portable Careers | 0 comments

5 Ways to Start the “I Want to be a Digital Nomad” Conversation

Perhaps you have been rehearsing a conversation in your head with your employer, your partner, your friends—or possibly yourself.  Is it reasonable to choose a location as one of the most important aspects of employment? Is it possible to have a location-independent profession that provides meaningful work and good remuneration? Is it fair to put your own preferences and dreams ahead of the traditional career path? Here are 5 points for starting the conversation about becoming a digital nomad:

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