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6 Tips for Digital Nomads

Posted by on Mar 11, 2019 in Expat Lifestyle, Global Alternatives to Employment, Global Career Blog, Portable Careers | 0 comments

6 Tips for Digital Nomads

Digital nomads are people who use telecommunications technologies to earn a living and maintain a “location independence” approach to work.  This growing trend allows people to live where they choose or travel while still contributing professionally.

  

Successful nomad Ally Basak Russell compiled a list of tips that have helped her find success working in locations around the world. The following is an edited version of Russell’s Lifehacker Tips for Digital Nomads:

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The Top 9 Language Apps for All Learning Styles

Posted by on Mar 8, 2019 in Cross-Border Education, Expat Lifestyle, Global Career Blog, Global Job Search | 0 comments

The Top 9 Language Apps for All Learning Styles

Don’t you wish there was a pill you could take to learn a foreign language! Everyone dreams of going to sleep listening to language lessons and magically waking up with the ability to speak in a new tongue, but the reality is that learning a new language is hard work. If you are living in a different country, the ability to communicate in the local language can significantly change your experience. Even if your new host nation is generous in speaking your native tongue, the ability to express even basic ideas and questions in another language can improve your relationships and experience.

Fortunately, for those unable to spend hours sitting in language class, there are lots of great apps to help you master a new language, and most offer a free version. Take a moment to review which apps best suit your own learning style.   

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The Global Workforce Revolution

Posted by on Mar 4, 2019 in Global Career Blog, Global Job Search, Portable Careers | 0 comments

The Global Workforce Revolution

The job market in most progressive economies is being shaped by powerful forces of globalization and technology. There is a major shift away from full-time employment as the single source of income towards a more diversified structure that often involves some type of freelance activity. It is estimated that independent workers already account for up to 30% of the workforce in the US and Europe. This change is fueled by two trends – Lean Organizations and Modern Careers.

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Finding the Perfect Fit: What’s the Best Country for You?

Posted by on Mar 1, 2019 in Expat Lifestyle, Global Career Blog, Global Job Search, Portable Careers | 0 comments

Finding the Perfect Fit: What’s the Best Country for You?

What country is your perfect fit? InterNations conducts an annual poll to provide an overview of which countries make the best fit for expats, based on a variety of factors: leisure options, personal happiness, travel and transportation, safety and security, and health and well being. The most recent survey added digital life to reflect the ever increasing need to stay connected no matter where you are located.  The results can be surprising and can help those in transition consider what country might be the best fit for their personal inclinations.

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Digital Nomads

Posted by on Feb 26, 2019 in Expat Lifestyle, Global Career Blog, Global Job Search, Portable Careers | 1 comment

Digital Nomads

Are you considering a move or have you just moved to a new country and are looking for a job?

Luckily, finding a regular job that includes commuting and spending the day in an office cubicle is not the only option anymore.  Modern job seekers are looking for financial independence, better work/life balance and flexible working hours. They want to choose where and when they work and live: Welcome to the age of digital nomads.  

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