International Jobs by Country
Working abroad has been for decades an exceedingly and popular dream for many people, but the increase in the number of people who work in a different country, around the world shows that this is becoming a daily and usual practice nowadays. Tempted by an attractive salary and a nice work environment, around 207, 000 British people left their cold lands in search of a better lifestyle. Approximately 600 people left the UK every day. The United States, Spain, France, Australia and New Zealand were the most chosen countries to stay.
"In the professional and social aspect, my decision was the best," says a British Citizen who made the decision of moving to France last year to broaden his/her experience by taking into account his/her own professional and cultural horizons. "I had the incredible opportunity to live in a different country and learn a new language; definitely, to leave my country and to work abroad was worth it" says Sarah, who left Strasbourg, a city to the south of London to settle in nice, and prosperous French city.
The idea of working with people beyond our borders sounds very interesting and promising, but you have to keep in mind that applying for a vacancy job in a big organization/company abroad can be one of the most competitive experiences that you will go through.
For this reason, it is increasingly compulsory to be prepared and take the challenges with a great strength and conviction. We want you to have efficient and effective job results in your searching procedure; therefore, we will provide you with some tips that will help you in the process:
1) Thorough Investigation. Research the country where you want to work, find out about its culture, language, cost of living, and ask questions about the country's economic policies as well as the current economic situation in terms of money and progress. On the other hand, find out about the permissions and the VISA that you need to obtain to enter the country. Keep in mind that applying for that vacancy job abroad is the best option that you have.
2) Custom-Make your resume. Once you've decided the kind of job that you are going to do, you have to customize your resume. Employers only take five minutes to read your resume, and it is up to you to organize your resume in a way that catches the attention of your employer. List your most competitive skills first. You have to prove that you have the skills that the company needs. In other words, you have to stand out; your resume has to be memorable. There are many pages that give you the necessary guideline for the preparation of a professional resume.
3) The expected interview. After being selected, the most important part of the process to get a job abroad comes consequently. You must investigate more in order to avoid surprises that may mess up your entrance in the company. Be sure to investigate what may be considered polite or rude for the culture of the country.
In the UK, for an instance, the expected interview consists of an invitation to participate in an evaluation exercise in which your ability to solve corporate case studies is tested. In Japan, the process is totally different: the interview takes place at a restaurant along with potential colleagues. The usual interview method of any corporation worldwide is often the telephone interview. Remember to show confidence in all aspects; demonstrate your flexibility and ability to adapt to new work environments.