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Why should you work in the country where you have studied abroad?
Why should you work in the country where you ...
Building your career in the country where you studied is a bit like finding a job in the company where you did your internship: it is easier, there are more advantages, and you are already integrated... In this article, we will review the concrete benefits of staying and working in the country where you studied.
Why Ireland is looking to attract more global talent
Why Ireland is looking to attract more ...
Like many countries, Ireland has been suffering from a labor shortage since the pandemic. This situation is aggravated by a rapidly aging population and a brain drain of the young Irish. In response, the government has implemented new measures to attract global talent. Why does brain gain co-exist with brain drain in Ireland, and what are the state's new measures?
How do countries benefit from selective immigration?
How do countries benefit from selective ...
With the end of the pandemic in sight, countries compete to attract qualified foreigners. Canada stands out as a favorite expat destination and keeps on highlighting its immigration policies. Other countries follow suit, with new visas and policies targeting foreign talent. So why are countries focusing on selective immigration, and how does it help economies?
What's changing with Spain's amended immigration law 
What's changing with Spain's amended ...
Here's some great news for all prospective immigrants to Spain. On August 16, the country finally passed new laws concerning immigration. Spain is currently facing a labor shortage. Some industries are particularly affected. By inviting foreign workers, the country wants to revitalize its economy. Below is an explanation of the main features of these legal amendments.  
Why hybrid workers are keener on working abroad this year
Why hybrid workers are keener on working ...
The International Workplace Group (IWG) surveyed over 1000 hybrid workers about their work expectations. Nearly 60% reported that they are planning to work from anywhere around the world this year, with two-thirds saying their productivity doesn't depend on location. Since Covid, remote working and digital nomadism have soared. Hyper flexibility and workforce dispersion are becoming normalized within companies.
Is digital nomadism a threat to economies and societies?
Is digital nomadism a threat to economies ...
Estonia, Croatia, Germany, Costa Rica, Cap Verde, Brazil, Ecuador, Cyprus, Mexico, Portugal, United Arab Emirates, etc. The list of countries issuing digital nomad visas keeps growing. While these new workers kept a low profile some years ago, they are now revolutionizing the labor market. Covid has propelled them, and thousands of workers are now moving abroad to combine a comfortable lifestyle with their professional careers. But who benefits from this new way of working? Locals are clenching their teeth as they face what they call “an invasion.”
English is no longer the absolute language required for moving abroad
English is no longer the absolute language ...
Finance firms in Hong Kong are prioritizing the recruitment of Chinese speakers over English speakers, reports eFinancialCareers. This might come as a surprise to those who assume English to be the most important lingua franca for working abroad. As a matter of fact, the rise of strong regional economies and the localization experienced by these economies during the pandemic has increased the importance of other languages like Chinese, French and Arabic.
How to manage your career as an expat?
How to manage your career as an expat?
Canada, the United States, Australia, Switzerland, Finland, Japan, France, etc. Since last year, countries have started recruiting foreign talent again following the crisis. So if you're looking for new work opportunities abroad, here's how to build your career and grow as an expat.
Is teaching abroad a good career option for expats?
Is teaching abroad a good career option for ...
Many expatriates teach their native language in their country of residence. It is essential to have diplomas to teach in schools or institutions of any kind. Still, it is also possible to do some tutoring, and this does not require any certificate, even if it is recommended. Many learners wish to speak with a native speaker about any subject, thus learning the language and the culture, without going through theoretical courses or working on the basics in an academic way.
Where have expat wages increased?
Where have expat wages increased?
All countries around the world are keeping a close eye on inflation. In fact, the levels are particularly alarming in certain countries. Other countries are faring better, but none of them can rejoice for being out of the red zone. Workers are sour and are seeking raises. This would be counter-productive, according to some economists, but is vital, according to others.
Nursing career abroad: Where should you move and why?
Nursing career abroad: Where should you move ...
Nurses form an integral part of the healthcare system. However, the long hours and stressful working conditions mean that a career in nursing is only for those who truly love it. This article will look at the countries where nursing is in high demand and explore the benefits of working abroad. 
How do New EU employment directives affect expats in Europe?
How do New EU employment directives affect ...
An inevitable reconfiguration of the labor market is brewing in Europe. According to the European Commission, the number of digital workers will almost double by 2045, leading to profound changes in the relationship between employers and employees. Given the growing trend of its cross-border workforce, the European Union recognizes the need to step up its legislation to better protect European workers, regardless of the nature of their jobs. 
Labor Market Impact Assessment: How does this affect international talent mobility?
Labor Market Impact Assessment: How does ...
In Canada, employers are required to conduct a Labor Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) before hiring foreign nationals. In other words, they must show that they have not been able to hire Canadians, despite all their efforts. Other countries have similar rules. But do such assessments stand in times of labor shortages? 
Where should you move for a STEM career abroad, and why?
Where should you move for a STEM career ...
Careers in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) can be a personally rewarding and lucrative career path. With many countries looking to hire highly skilled workers, people in these disciplines have a great chance to explore different opportunities overseas. This article will examine the benefits of STEM careers and the prospects of working abroad.
South Africa new laws make it more difficult to hire foreign talent
South Africa new laws make it more difficult ...
Major changes are on in South Africa. In 2021, the government started the reform of its work visa system. On the one hand, South Africans are being prioritized in the labor market, which means that there are even more restrictions on the recruitment of global talent. On the other hand, it wants to tap into the wealth generated by digital nomads by creating new visas to attract them. One thing is for sure: expats should expect sweeping changes in the upcoming months and years.
The ban on certain jobs for expats: where and what jobs?
The ban on certain jobs for expats: where ...
Whether in the public or private sector, not all jobs are available to foreign workers. This can be because of national defense or to protect the state's interest or simply to boost local participation in particular sectors. Sometimes, bans for expats on certain jobs occur after expats are already working in these positions. Here are how some of these situations have played out around the world.
Immigrants in the US are more likely to start businesses than native Americans
Immigrants in the US are more likely to ...
Recent research by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) shows immigrants in the US are more likely to start businesses than native-born Americans. The study takes a wide-ranging look at registered businesses across the country.
What are the best places for a career in finance abroad?
What are the best places for a career in ...
In a globalized economy, finance professionals can gain a lot from moving to an international financial hub. It will give them invaluable work experience and add a competitive edge to their CV. Some cities, like New York and Singapore, have a long-standing reputation as financial hubs, while others like Luxembourg are only now emerging as top destinations.