#work abroad

Would you like to work abroad? Working abroad gives your the opportunity to learn a new language, discover a different culture, broaden your horizons and build an international network. Discover advice from young professionals who have decided to make the move and find out why working abroad can be beneficial for your career.

People keep telling me to “follow my passion” but what if I don’t know what that is?

How many times have you been told to chase your passion, chase your dreams, or work at the thing you love so that you can make it your job? For as long as I remember, I’ve felt somewhat inadequate for not knowing what this thing is. After studying, graduating and realising office life wasn’t for me, I kept trying out new things, but I was frustrated when none of them stuck. I felt at a loss — did I even have a passion?

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Happiness at work: Lessons we can learn from Denmark's work culture

Denmark is a small country made up of 5.5 million inhabitants and yet, despite its size, it often makes the headlines. More recently "hygge", a Danish philosophy for a happier life, has taken the UK by storm. Let's not forget about Lego, Mærsk, Velux or Skype, iconic symbols of Danish pride. Despite the 2008 economic crisis, the Danish economy is flourishing. The unemployment rate is at 4.2%, purchasing power is strong and Denmark's security system protects its inhabitants. Despite 113 days of rain every year and winter days with only 7 hours of daylight, the Danish are always at the top of the charts when it comes to being the happiest in the world. To add to all this, Denmark is also one of the top countries for entrepreneurship.

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4 tips for a successful interview in a foreign language

Having an interview is stressful in your own language, but when applying for a job abroad where you are expected to be able to hold your own in a foreign tongue, the pressure can become that much harder to handle. However, there’s no need to worry - just like a normal interview, there are certain...

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Important CV rules to follow when applying for jobs in Europe

Have you found the perfect job or internship abroad? You already speak the language and can't wait to arrive... All that's left to do is prepare the perfect CV to ensure you get the position of your dreams!  We all know that a CV is often the most decisive element for recruiters when it comes to...

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4 steps to finding an internship in Latin America!

Internships can be a great way to gain valuable work experience and improve your skills. Most internships are unpaid, but they might offer other benefits, such as accommodation or paid travel expenses. But why carry out an internship abroad and how can you go about finding one in Latin America? ...

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A quick guide to internships & accommodation in France

Ah, France. The country of wine, cheese and baguette. Perhaps you’ve fallen in love with the capital of love, the idea of skiing in the Alps, sunning it up on the Côte d'Azur or wine tasting in Bourgogne. Whatever your reasons for wanting to work in France, there are a few things you need to know...

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Benefits of working abroad and tips for finding a job!

In a very competitive job market, students have to do all they can to stand out from the crowd and get their dream job after uni, even throughout their studies! The current economic climate has meant that finding a job can be difficult, even for overqualified students. In order to attract the at...

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Working abroad: The ultimate guide to choosing the right city

There's isn't one thing in particular that attracts you to a different city, sometimes it’s just a feeling you get when you’re there, something you can’t quite put your finger on. Apart from that though, there are a few other factors that can be taken into account when it comes to choosing the be...

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Working in Europe: Companies, contract types & useful facts

Have you been thinking about making the move and working abroad? You're not alone, increasing numbers of students and graduates deciding to work abroad to broaden their horizons and gain invaluable experience. If you're thinking about heading over without finding work beforehand, or even if you h...

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7 tips to help you find a job in China

Increasing numbers of young graduates and entrepreneurs are turning to China to find work. However, it requires determination and a lot of patience. In this article, we are going to give you 7 tips to help you find your first job in China.   Article written by Oliver Verot from Gentleman Marketi...

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The Top 12 Coolest Jobs in the World

When we were kids, we all dreamt of having a super cool job when we grew up: chocolate taster, professional TV-watcher, video game tester...So what if we told you that these jobs actually exist? That's right. There is actually a person out there paid to eat chocolate. With that, we came up with a...

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What is it like to work abroad?

 I can remember when I was at the open day of my university, a long time ago now, listening to one of the course convenors talk about the ‘Year Abroad’, the third year of my degree. They talked about it as if it was almost holy, and indeed it seemed mystical and tempting, and above all, a long ti...

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