COVID has undoubtedly changed every aspect of life as we know it. It has changed how we work, where we work, and in some cases, when we work. The expat workforce has been challenged by these same changes in a similar way. Many people are living the "expat" life in their home country as they … Continue reading Is It a Good Time to Pursue an Expat Career?
Working as an expat is a great way to safely explore the world, especially for solo female expats. This can be the ultimate dream come true for the average, adventurous female. The expat lifestyle provides many opportunities for growth and development. At the same time, solo female expats must be savvy when they live abroad … Continue reading 7 Tips for Savvy Solo Female Expats
There are many things to think about when choosing an expat country. After living as an expat in three different countries there are many things that I wish I had considered before moving abroad. Although I tremendously enjoyed my experiences, I think very differently about moving abroad at this stage in my life. In fact, … Continue reading 10 Things to Consider When Choosing an Expat Country
I received this message from one of my career coaching clients the other day: As you already know I have my CV and cover letter prepared to apply for a few positions in S. Korea. However, I was about to start the apostille process last month before this coronavirus situation. I was planning to do … Continue reading Should I Continue to Prepare to Teach Abroad in the Midst of COVID?
Like resumes, writing cover letters for expats job posts is not completely different from cover letter writing for domestic positions. However, the process is not the exact same either. This is why you need to be mindful of what you include in your cover letter as it could be a critical factor in getting a … Continue reading Effective Cover Letter Writing for Expat Job Opportunities
Thinking about working abroad, but don't know what to put on your resume or how to format it properly? Don't worry because you are in good company. Most prospective first-time expat are in the dark when it comes to writing an effective resume or curriculum vitae that will get them noticed and ultimately get them … Continue reading Effective Resume Writing for Expat Job Opportunities
While there are many benefits to working abroad, there are likewise some disadvantages to making such a career move. I thoroughly enjoyed my experiences living and working abroad but there were likewise some aspects of the process that were a little more complicated. I say complicated as I truly don’t consider them to be completely … Continue reading 4 Disadvantages of Working Abroad
Yes, that's a picture of the UAE which is one of the most opulent and desired expat destinations in the world! It is also a place where I lived and worked for three years during my career as an expatiate professor. Additionally, it is one of the many places where I learned first-hand the below-mentioned … Continue reading 4 Advantages of Working Abroad