Interested in taking a job in a new country? The expat life can be attractive and lucrative, but there are a few things the you need to keep in mind before taking the leap. First, finding that job won’t be easy, but you can do it with a bit of focused work. Build your network from the outside in, stay with it, and don’t underestimate the power of your English-language skills, which can be a valuable business tool for international companies.
- Interested in living the expat life? There can certainly be advantages – but it’ll take some work to land that job.
- First, realize that it’s an uphill battle, which will involve a lot of red tape and paperwork.
- That being said, finding the job internationally is just like looking domestically – work through your network, starting on LinkedIn and then building out from there.
“Parker says that the most important thing to realize about working abroad is that there’s going to be a lot of paperwork.”