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UK Overtaken By Japan As Most Expensive Expatriate Country

What is the most expensive expatriate country? According to a newly published report, the UK is no longer the most expensive of the top-40 financial hubs. It now takes second place to Japan with middle management expatriate pay packages falling by an average of $40,000, reflecting the strengthening of the US Dollar against the GBP. Global mobility ...

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CV Turnoffs: Four Things That Are Harming Your Interview Chances

Seasoned recruiters will tell you that experienced professionals often make similar mistakes on their CV that the recent university graduates make. Even though you may be perfectly qualified for a position, a lack of focus on your CV may be just as harmful as inexperience. This article was written exclusively for Expat Network by Lee Tonge of CV Store   Within the first five seconds of lookin ...

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Pay Increases Expected In The Energy Sector

Airswift and Energy Jobline have launched the second annual Global Energy Talent Index (GETI), the energy recruitment and employment trends survey.  The report shows a majority expecting increased pay in the next 12 months. The survey shows the demographic profile of the industry is still dominated by males (90%) and with 49% over 45 and 89% over 35 it is an experienced group. Despite the difficul ...

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Issues To Consider When Assessing A Salary Abroad

You just got a job offer that looks sweet in so many ways. Before you jump at the chance, think about all of the issues that should be considered when assessing what salary will be required when you take up a role abroad. Once you consider all of the following helpful tips, you will then be able to negotiate the best salary package. This article was written exclusively for Expat Network by Salary ...

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Number Of Expat Workers Over One Million By 2021

The global trend for international mobility looks set to continue as smaller and medium-sized multinationals, in particular, drive growth and encourage greater movement of employees around the world. This is a key finding from a study by Finaccord, which reveals that the number of multinationals worldwide is on course to reach 13,900 by 2021 while the number of employees who are classed as expatri ...

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Head East For Best Salary Increases

According to the latest Salary Trends Report by ECA International (ECA), UK employees in the private sector are expected to see a real salary increase of just 0.2 per cent in 2018, the equivalent of approximately £4.41 a month (£53 pa) for the average worker before tax. This keeps the UK at the bottom of the salary increase table in Europe, ranking 23 out of 26 countries surveyed in the region. Th ...

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Risks Of Working Abroad Are On The Rise

Medical issues, severe penalties for breaching local laws such as immigration and tax regulations and terrorism are the most common risks facing businesses who send workers overseas. This is according to new research by global mobility firm Santa Fe Relocation. The findings from its 2017 Global Mobility Survey revealed that nearly a nearly a quarter of those managing overseas secondments or assign ...

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Confidence Returning To Oil & Gas Market

After a tough four years new research shows that for the first time since 2014 the oil and gas industry expects more new jobs to be created than lost over the next 12 months. Since the price of oil crashed in 2014 it is estimated that more than 440,000 jobs have been cut in the sector worldwide. But with the price of oil having stabilised since July 2017, new research by recruiter NES Global Talen ...

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Expats Earn 25% More Abroad Than At Home

Singapore has again been rated by expats as the best country in the world to live and work. Runner-up was Norway. Both Singapore and Norway offer expats a stable economic and political environment while giving them a fulfilling experience and an improved family life, according to the HSBC Expat Explorer survey. As well as unveiling the best places in the world to live as an expat, the survey also ...

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Fall In Number Of Britons Sent To Work Abroad

A study has found that there has been a big drop in the number of British people being sent on international assignment for work. The UK has been revealed as the third most popular location in the world for international work, behind only USA and China, according to new research by Santa Fe Relocation. The findings from the company’s 2017 Global Mobility Survey showed that despite concerns around ...

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