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Expat Adjustment Survey

Expat Adjustment Survey

Contributed by Angelica Manrique, 29 June, 2016

My name is Angélica Manrique and I am a student at the University of Paderborn. As part of my Bachelor’s thesis, I am conducting a study, which deals with the effect that cultural distance may have on the adjustment of expatriates... Read Full Article »

Tags: expatriates | employees

 

5 Things You'll Love About Being an Expat in the UK

5 Things You'll Love About Being an Expat in the UK

Contributed by Pegasus Marine Finance, 27 June, 2016

Whether you're on the hunt for sunny seaside living or challenging hikes through the wilderness, Britain's smorgasbord of iconic landmarks, adrenaline-fuelled activities and natural beauty mean expats of all tastes can find their permanent paradise here... Read Full Article »

Tags: Europe | International Living | marine

 

Overcoming Culture Shock

Overcoming Culture Shock

Contributed by Missi Davis, 02 June, 2016

Think you're an open-minded kind of person, who's seen it all and takes everything in their stride? Think again. Even the most easygoing, tolerant, carefree individual will experience moments of disorientation and disconcertion when... Read Full Article »

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The Highest Paying Engineering Jobs in the Gulf Region

The Highest Paying Engineering Jobs in the Gulf Region

Contributed by Akansha Arora, 02 June, 2016

The Job market in the Gulf has been on a positive side from past few years pulling a number of expats to come and work in these countries. Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia, Oman and Kuwait are some countries where there are... Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Work | Other | Middle East | professionals | Dubai | Oman | Kuwait | Saudi Arabia | construction

 

NHS and the European Union

NHS and the European Union

Contributed by MEDIGO, 18 May, 2016

This infographic outlines the key facts about the relationship between the NHS and the European Union... Read Full Article »

Tags: Europe | United Kingdom

 

An expat's guide to building a credit history in Australia

An expat's guide to building a credit history in Australia

Contributed by Bad Credit Car Loans, 11 April, 2016

If you’re a recent arrival in Australia, you’ll be pleased to know that you have zero credit history. That’s a blessing but also a curse. Unlike some countries, Australia won’t see you as a “bad credit” case... Read Full Article »

Tags: Utilities | Australia | services | banking | insurance

 

Five Competencies To Be A Good Admin Professional

Five Competencies To Be A Good Admin Professional

Contributed by Aakanksha Pasricha, 23 March, 2016

Carving out a career as an admin can be challenging as it requires talent to juggle between multiple roles. Throughout their careers, administrative personnel are entrusted with a variety of office duties... Read Full Article »

Tags: business | Professionals | professionals | employees | United Arab Emirates | training | environment | oil and gas

 

Expat Guide to International Money Transfers

Expat Guide to International Money Transfers

Contributed by HiFX, 10 March, 2016

Whether you are moving overseas to work, travel or retire, dealing with two currencies can often feel daunting and can be confusing at times. You may want to send money abroad to buy a property, transfer your pension... Read Full Article »

Tags: audit | business | currency | insurance | fees | trade

 

Guide to buying a car in Australia as an expat

Guide to buying a car in Australia as an expat

Contributed by Savvy Finance, 08 March, 2016

Australia is similar to many countries such as the UK and USA – you will need a car to get to most places. So the logical step is to buy a car. Australia has to import most of its cars (after 2017, all of their automobiles will be manufactured... Read Full Article »

Tags: interest | Finance | Insurance | Japan | Australia | regulation | services | insurance | internet | tax

 

Petroleum Sphere in Qatar: Growing  Beyond - The Realms of Imagination

Petroleum Sphere in Qatar: Growing Beyond - The Realms of Imagination

Contributed by Anshuman Kukreti, 23 February, 2016

Qatar today stands as a perfect example of a country synonymous to the idea of leading a lavish yet successful professional life. Right from the best kind of destinations like Doha, with ample opportunities to witness a perfect blend... Read Full Article »

Tags: Oman | Qatar | offshore | services | oil and gas

 

 

 




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