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  • Expat Exchange - Work Abroad - International Jobs - Jobs Abroad - Teaching Abroad - Working in Copenhagen, Denmark - Advice from Expats on ExpatExchange.com
    Turkey Turkmenistan UAE Uganda UK Ukraine United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Venezuela Vietnam Yemen Zaire Zambia Zimbabwe Join Sign In Home Denmark Forum Denmark Guide Denmark Resources Denmark Real Estate International Jobs Home Denmark Forum Denmark Guide Denmark Resources Denmark Real Estate International Jobs Denmark Denmark Newsletter 10 Tips for Living in Denmark More Denmark Tips Denmark Expat Blogs Denmark Travel Warnings City Guides Guide to Living in Copenhagen Resources Expat Health Insurance Mail Forwarding Mail Shipping Relocation Auto Shipping Auto Expat Tax Real Estate Agencies Business Services Currency Exchange Education Expat Banking Expat Counseling Expat Finance International Jobs Language Cross Cultural Legal Services for Expats Pet Shipping Travel Insurance Visa Immigration Expat Advice Working in Copenhagen Denmark Comments Print Tweet Share Your Experiences Working Abroad What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on Copenhagen What are the main industries in this city What types of career opportunities commonly exist How do most people find new jobs It has been very hard for foreign professionals to get jobs in Denmark for a variety of reasons I don t need to go into The government is slowly streamlining things and relaxing the requirements for professionals but there is still a lot of resistence Chemical pharmeceutical and biotech companies seem to have a big need for well educated Ph D scientists I am talking about places like Novo Nordisk I don t really know the trends The professionals I know who came from America all have a different story this isn t Ireland What type of work do you do and how did you find your job My background is in contract research and consulting in the area of development economics and natural resources and environmental economics How did you obtain your work permit What advice would you have for others about work permits I networked in Denmark for about 3 years prior to being offered a position I came into Denmark as a researcher for a 2 3 year stint Only I never left Work permits to Denmark the law has gotten so complicated the process appears to be so discouraging these days Be an American Stay focused Try everything Be Flexible Have you taken language and cross cultural training courses to prepare for your assignment If so how have they helped you on the job I have learned to speak and read and write danish on my own If you were transferred abroad by your employer were you guaranteed a job upon repatriation What type of mentoring programs does your employer offer I was not What advice would you offer others about finding jobs and working abroad Be flexible Never give up never expect anything to turn out the way you planned it Take chances calculated ones Marry a danish woman I had to get that in More Expat Advice about Working in Denmark Working In Copenhagen Denmark View all Reports Worldwide Write a Comment about this Expat Report Sign In to post a comment

    Original URL path: http://www.expatexchange.com/advice/65/15191/37/Denmark/Jobs-In-Copenhagen (2016-02-11)
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  • Expat Exchange - Work Abroad - International Jobs - Jobs Abroad - Teaching Abroad - Working in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia - Advice from Expats on ExpatExchange.com
    Saudi Arabia Real Estate International Jobs Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Newsletter 10 Tips for Living in Saudi Arabia Expat Tips Saudi Arabia Expat Blogs Saudi Arabia Travel Warnings City Guides Guide to Living in Al Khobar Guide to Living in Dhahran Guide to Living in Jeddah Guide to Living in Khamis Mushayt Guide to Living in Riyadh Resources Expat Health Insurance Mail Forwarding Mail Shipping Relocation Auto Shipping Auto Expat Tax Real Estate Agencies Business Services Currency Exchange Education Expat Banking Expat Counseling Expat Finance International Jobs Language Cross Cultural Legal Services for Expats Pet Shipping Travel Insurance Visa Immigration Expat Advice Working in Dhahran Saudi Arabia Comments Print Tweet Share Your Experiences Working Abroad What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on Dhahran What are the main industries in this city What types of career opportunities commonly exist How do most people find new jobs Oil and Gas most people are recruited if they wok for a local government agency or local company Otherwise they are sent here by their employer What type of work do you do and how did you find your job Environmental Engineering recruited by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Petroleum and Minerals How did you obtain your work permit What advice would you have for others about work permits Work permit supplied by the Ministry of Petroleum Anyone wanting to work in Saudi Arabia should have their work permit paid for by their sponser Have you taken language and cross cultural training courses to prepare for your assignment If so how have they helped you on the job NO not necessary most people here speak English If you were transferred abroad by your employer were you guaranteed a job upon repatriation What type of mentoring programs does your employer offer No guarantee contractor self employed when at home What advice would you offer others about finding jobs and working abroad DO NOT ACCEPT A POSITION WITH THE SAUDI ARABIAN GOVERNMENT They DO NOT pay on time and they DO NOT reimburse your expenses Additionally there is no housing available in Saudi Arabia that is reasonably priced assuming you can find a compound or a villa unless you want to live in a slum You will be stuck paying for your own housing on a budget that is not sufficient to cover the cost unless your company pays for your housing The Saudi Government does not pay for housing at least for expats What they tell you while you are being recruited IS NOT what you can expect even if they put it in writing Virtually nothing on my contract has been honored and all you will hear is Inshallah next week when it comes to getting paid and next week never seems to get here They will lie to you and say whatever is necessary to make you stay and whatever you do should you come here to work for the Saudi s DO NOT give up your

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  • Expat Exchange - Work Abroad - International Jobs - Jobs Abroad - Teaching Abroad - Working in Dubai, UAE - Advice from Expats on ExpatExchange.com
    Obtaining work permit in Dubai is taken care of by the HR department You just have to provide them your originals which will be returned back to you after the entire process Have you taken language and cross cultural training courses to prepare for your assignment If so how have they helped you on the job English is widely used If you know French and Arabic it is a great advantage since French is second language to some Arabic countries like Lebanon Morocco Some companies offer cross cultural courses but learning a language is something you usually need a lot of practice of and surely takes a lot of time If you were transferred abroad by your employer were you guaranteed a job upon repatriation What type of mentoring programs does your employer offer No What advice would you offer others about finding jobs and working abroad I have lived in many different countries and even now that I am based here in the US I found living in Dubai the best and easiest for me The only challenge I can think of and to consider if one is to move there is to have a more in depth understanding of the culture and the religion It is important to make a research firstly and to gather as much information as possible before making a decision It is also important to keep in mind that although Dubai can seem to offer a lavish lifestyle one shouldn t fall trap to this habit as a lot of the expats in Dubai end up buried in debts because of this More Expat Advice about Working in UAE Working In Dubai UAE Working In Dubai UAE View all Reports Worldwide Write a Comment about this Expat Report Sign In to post a comment Comments about this Report guest Mar 7 2011 22 02 What do you mean by It is also important to keep in mind that although Dubai can seem to offer a lavish lifestyle one shouldn t fall trap to this habit as a lot of the expats in Dubai end up buried in debts because of this How does the expat get buried in debt Did I miss something guest Mar 22 2011 07 54 did you work with a recruiter and if so can you please provide contact information guest May 31 2011 21 53 Do NOT run up debts in Dubai or any of the other emirates I don t know what the penalties are but while there i read regular reports of foreigners doing daft things to escape debt problems Bottom line is Dubai is expensive Taxis are expensive alchohol is only permitted in a few licensed places outside hotels and is so expensive that you may want to give it up when your duty free runs out Eating out is relatively expensive if you like unusual or themed venues Francesy recommended a more in depth understanding of the culture and religion this is extremely good advice

    Original URL path: http://www.expatexchange.com/advice/65/25919/112/UAE/Jobs-In-Dubai (2016-02-11)
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  • Expat Exchange - Work Abroad - International Jobs - Jobs Abroad - Teaching Abroad - Working in Dubai, UAE - Advice from Expats on ExpatExchange.com
    Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saudi Arabia Scotland Senegal Serbia Singapore Slovak Republic Slovenia Somalia South Africa Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Sweden Switzerland Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Trinidad Tob Turkey Turkmenistan UAE Uganda UK Ukraine United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Venezuela Vietnam Yemen Zaire Zambia Zimbabwe Join Sign In Home UAE Forum UAE Guide UAE Resources UAE Real Estate International Jobs Home UAE Forum UAE Guide UAE Resources UAE Real Estate International Jobs UAE UAE Newsletter UAE Tips UAE Expat Blogs UAE Travel Warnings City Guides Guide to Living in Abu Dhabi Guide to Living in Al Ain Guide to Living in Dubai Resources Expat Health Insurance Mail Forwarding Mail Shipping Relocation Auto Shipping Auto Expat Tax Real Estate Agencies Business Services Currency Exchange Education Expat Banking Expat Counseling Expat Finance International Jobs Language Cross Cultural Legal Services for Expats Pet Shipping Travel Insurance Visa Immigration Expat Advice Working in Dubai UAE Submitted by mmh555 Comments Print Tweet Share Your Experiences Working Abroad What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on Dubai What are the main industries in this city What types of career opportunities commonly exist How do most people find new jobs I think the main players would be Oil and Gas Hotel Industry And slowly rising up again is Real Estate and Banking Health care is a constant though and there can never be enough health professionals in this city What type of work do you do and how did you find your job Nurse I was contacted by InterHealth Canada and invited to practice at the Trauma Center How did you obtain your work permit What advice would you have for others about work permits The HR department did everything for me I just brought all my originals gave it to the HR department when they were finished with the visa they gave back my certificates to me Have you taken language and cross cultural training courses to prepare for your assignment If so how have they helped you on the job No the main language in the work place is English If you were transferred abroad by your employer were you guaranteed a job upon repatriation What type of mentoring programs does your employer offer No guaranteed job upon repatriation What advice would you offer others about finding jobs and working abroad Go directly to the companies managing the hospital It isnt always the hospital doing its own recruitment they often outsource the management of a hospital to a private company I got my job through InterHealth canada who manages the Rashid Trauma Center More Expat Advice about Working in UAE Working In Dubai UAE Working In Dubai UAE View all Reports Worldwide Write a Comment about this Expat Report Sign In to post a comment Join Today free Join Expat Exchange to meet expats in your area or get advice before your move It s FREE and takes 1 minute List a Property free Overseas Real Estate View All Properties

    Original URL path: http://www.expatexchange.com/advice/65/24937/112/UAE/Jobs-In-Dubai (2016-02-11)
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  • Expat Exchange - Work Abroad - International Jobs - Jobs Abroad - Teaching Abroad - Working in Dublin, Ireland - Advice from Expats on ExpatExchange.com
    Latvia Lebanon Liberia Libya Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macau Macedonia Madagascar Malaysia Malta Martinique Mexico Micronesia Moldova Monaco Mongolia Morocco Namibia Nepal Netherlands New Zealand Nicaragua Nigeria Norway Oman Pakistan Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Lucia Saudi Arabia Scotland Senegal Serbia Singapore Slovak Republic Slovenia Somalia South Africa Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Sweden Switzerland Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Trinidad Tob Turkey Turkmenistan UAE Uganda UK Ukraine United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Venezuela Vietnam Yemen Zaire Zambia Zimbabwe Join Sign In Home Ireland Forum Ireland Guide Ireland Resources Ireland Real Estate International Jobs Home Ireland Forum Ireland Guide Ireland Resources Ireland Real Estate International Jobs Ireland Ireland Newsletter 10 Tips for Living in Ireland More Ireland Tips Ireland Expat Blogs Ireland Travel Warnings City Guides Guide to Living in Dublin Guide to Living in Letterkenny Resources Expat Health Insurance Mail Forwarding Mail Shipping Relocation Auto Shipping Auto Expat Tax Real Estate Agencies Business Services Currency Exchange Education Expat Banking Expat Counseling Expat Finance International Jobs Language Cross Cultural Legal Services for Expats Pet Shipping Travel Insurance Visa Immigration Expat Advice Working in Dublin Ireland Comments Print Tweet Share Your Experiences Working Abroad What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on Dublin What are the main industries in this city What types of career opportunities commonly exist How do most people find new jobs Finance accounting IT callcenters What type of work do you do and how did you find your job I work in international finance and have been sent for a 3 year assignment by head office How did you obtain your work permit What advice would you have for others about work permits Not necessary for EU citizens Have you taken language and cross cultural training courses to prepare for your assignment If so how have they helped you on the job No If you were transferred abroad by your employer were you guaranteed a job upon repatriation What type of mentoring programs does your employer offer In theory I am guaranteed a job upon repatriation but this does not offer much protection as it might not be what you want No mentoring program whatsoever What advice would you offer others about finding jobs and working abroad Try to get the advice of people living there as this gives the best insight of where there are opportunities and what to look out for More Expat Advice about Working in Ireland Working In Dublin Ireland Working In Dublin Ireland View all Reports Worldwide Write a Comment about this Expat Report Sign In to post a comment Join Today free Join Expat Exchange to meet expats in your area or get advice before your move It s FREE and takes 1 minute List a Property free Real Estate in Ireland View All Properties Ardfert Co Kerry Ireland Property for Sale Add a free Property Listing or Rental Listing Ireland Guide Ireland Newsletter Ireland Tips Ireland Expat Blogs Ireland

    Original URL path: http://www.expatexchange.com/advice/65/711/56/Ireland/Jobs-In-Dublin (2016-02-11)
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  • Expat Exchange - Work Abroad - International Jobs - Jobs Abroad - Teaching Abroad - Working in Dublin, Ireland - Advice from Expats on ExpatExchange.com
    UK Ukraine United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Venezuela Vietnam Yemen Zaire Zambia Zimbabwe Join Sign In Home Ireland Forum Ireland Guide Ireland Resources Ireland Real Estate International Jobs Home Ireland Forum Ireland Guide Ireland Resources Ireland Real Estate International Jobs Ireland Ireland Newsletter 10 Tips for Living in Ireland More Ireland Tips Ireland Expat Blogs Ireland Travel Warnings City Guides Guide to Living in Dublin Guide to Living in Letterkenny Resources Expat Health Insurance Mail Forwarding Mail Shipping Relocation Auto Shipping Auto Expat Tax Real Estate Agencies Business Services Currency Exchange Education Expat Banking Expat Counseling Expat Finance International Jobs Language Cross Cultural Legal Services for Expats Pet Shipping Travel Insurance Visa Immigration Expat Advice Working in Dublin Ireland Comments Print Tweet Share Your Experiences Working Abroad What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on Dublin What are the main industries in this city What types of career opportunities commonly exist How do most people find new jobs IT Hospitality and Healthcare What type of work do you do and how did you find your job Management Consulting Interviewed How did you obtain your work permit What advice would you have for others about work permits Resident Work Permits are available from the government for particular industry sectors especially catering and hospitality Apply via prospective employers Have you taken language and cross cultural training courses to prepare for your assignment If so how have they helped you on the job No If you were transferred abroad by your employer were you guaranteed a job upon repatriation What type of mentoring programs does your employer offer Yes Full career development and mentoring process is available More Expat Advice about Working in Ireland Working In Dublin Ireland Working In Dublin Ireland View all Reports Worldwide Write a

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  • Expat Exchange - Work Abroad - International Jobs - Jobs Abroad - Teaching Abroad - Working in Dusseldorf, Germany - Advice from Expats on ExpatExchange.com
    work do you do and how did you find your job I started my own portable business called Global Citizen Coaching where I coach expats worldwide on life and business issues I am also a writer and published author which also makes it possible for me to work from any country Since I coach my worldwide clients by phone skype email technology has made it possible for me to create a job that fits into my global lifestyle Having lived abroad for 17 years I decided early on that I would need to have a portable career if we would be changing countries every few years Setting up my own business in Germany was relatively easy How did you obtain your work permit What advice would you have for others about work permits I don t actually need a work permit to do this type of work in Germany or any other country However I do have a work permit because my husband is German I would suggest that expats especially expat women and mothers who want to have an income stream s look into various opportunities for portable careers that don t require work permits Especially for women living abroad it is important to be able to pursue passions and interests that bring fulfillment and offer earning potential but are not limited by work permit laws or language barriers Before I was married I obtained my work permit through the Carl Duisberg Gesellschaft which arranges work exchange programs and organizes homestays internships assists in finding jobs I recommend this option for students college grads and young professionals Have you taken language and cross cultural training courses to prepare for your assignment If so how have they helped you on the job To live in Germany and get along well I have learned the language however it took a long time and I faced many cultural and linguistic barriers along the way However I believe that these experiences are part of the expat experience and part of the journey of living as a global citizen I have also read many cross cultural books to understand the German mentality They have indeed helped me to at least understand people around me better and their approach towards certain things I do not use German much in my work because my ideal clients all speak English However I do believe whatever country you live in it is important to learn the language as best as you can It opens doors to more opportunities and is part of the fun of living abroad If you were transferred abroad by your employer were you guaranteed a job upon repatriation What type of mentoring programs does your employer offer The nice thing about working abroad for yourself is that you have control over your company However for employees who were sent abroad I do not know of many who were 100 guaranteed of a job upon repatriation Many good companies offer mentoring programs but you do

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  • Expat Exchange - Work Abroad - International Jobs - Jobs Abroad - Teaching Abroad - Working in Dusseldorf, Germany - Advice from Expats on ExpatExchange.com
    Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Trinidad Tob Turkey Turkmenistan UAE Uganda UK Ukraine United States Uruguay Uzbekistan Venezuela Vietnam Yemen Zaire Zambia Zimbabwe Join Sign In Home Germany Forum Germany Guide Germany Resources Germany Real Estate International Jobs Home Germany Forum Germany Guide Germany Resources Germany Real Estate International Jobs Germany Germany Newsletter 10 Tips for Living in Germany More Germany Tips Germany Expat Blogs Germany Travel Warnings City Guides Guide to Living in Cologne Guide to Living in Dusseldorf Guide to Living in Erlangen Guide to Living in Frankfurt Guide to Living in Hamburg Guide to Living in Heidelberg Guide to Living in Karlsruhe Guide to Living in Munich Guide to Living in Nordrhein Westfalen Resources Expat Health Insurance Mail Forwarding Mail Shipping Relocation Auto Shipping Auto Expat Tax Real Estate Agencies Business Services Currency Exchange Education Expat Banking Expat Counseling Expat Finance International Jobs Language Cross Cultural Legal Services for Expats Pet Shipping Travel Insurance Visa Immigration Expat Advice Working in Dusseldorf Germany Comments Print Tweet Share Your Experiences Working Abroad What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on Dusseldorf What are the main industries in this city What types of career opportunities commonly exist How do most people find new jobs Advertising media everything very diverse What type of work do you do and how did you find your job Marketing for a US subsidiary Found the job just by looking in the papers How did you obtain your work permit What advice would you have for others about work permits Dual citzen but other American friends working for the same company applied for jobs and the company then took care of the rest Have you taken language and cross cultural training courses to prepare for your assignment If so how have they helped you on the job Majored in the language in the US and did a one year exchange program during college Language skills are a must if you really want to integrate in the country and truly succeed in your job abroad You don t have to be perfect but the fact that you are trying to learn the language makes all the difference in the world If you were transferred abroad by your employer were you guaranteed a job upon repatriation What type of mentoring programs does your employer offer Local hire What advice would you offer others about finding jobs and working abroad Germany is pretty easy for Americans to find jobs and work here maybe not right now because of the economy but generally speaking it s not too difficult Contact US subsidiaries in Germany for example Biggest piece of advice learn the language More Expat Advice about Working in Germany Working In Dusseldorf Germany Working In Dusseldorf Germany Working In Frankfurt Germany Working In Munich Germany View all Reports Worldwide Write a Comment about this Expat Report Sign In to post a comment Join Today free Join Expat Exchange to meet expats in your area or

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