Overseas Job Opportunities

Many Americans are looking for overseas job opportunities, because they believe they will be able to earn more money in a foreign country. Some people have other motives for leaving the Untied States – they want to learn more about different cultures, or they want to gain more experience in their field of expertise. Regardless of your motives, if you want to move to another country, you will need to find a job there. This process is not always simple; it requires patience, time and persistence. You can get some help from a recruiting agency. This can be a good idea, especially for those who want to find a permanent job.

Before you decide to look for a job overseas, you should talk to people who live and work in a foreign country.

If you have any friends or relatives who work overseas, talk to them. If you don’t know anyone who works abroad, you can visit some of the  expat forums  and communicate with expats from all around the world.

Before choosing a country, you should check the skill lists of various countries and see which country actually needs your skills. When you make your own list of countries, you should start gathering information on each of these. Learn more about the cost of living, average salaries, economy, weather, and lifestyle. Health care is another important thing to consider. In some countries, health care services are pricey, and foreigners are not entirely (or not at all) covered by the health care system.

To learn more about taxes, visit  Expat Info Desk.  You can also read  Tax Guide for U.S. citizens abroad.

How to Find Good Overseas Job Opportunities

You can hire an agency to help you find a job. If they find you a job, you will get help with legal issues, a work permit, and you will be given some good advice on the country where you will be working. It is very important to be prepared. Moving to another country is not as easy as it seems.

You can contact some U.S. companies that have branches overseas. See if they need new employees. In case you get a job in a U.S. company and they decide to give you an opportunity overseas, you will get some assistance in your relocation.

Overseas Jobs

If you are interested to find a job in Asia, you can visit some of the following websites:

Jobs in Singapore:  Job StreetMonster
Jobs in Japan:  Dai JobJobs in Japan
Jobs in China:  Teaching English  is one of the most popular jobs in this country, but there are many other job opportunities. Visit Jobs in China to see what types of jobs are available there.

Jobs in Europe: Jobs in Hubs

Jobs in Dubai: Inter Nations

Other useful websites:  Expat HiringTransitions Abroad