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Often lured by the prospect of higher rewards, developing career prospects or an interest in foreign travel, thousands of qualified people seek employment abroad every year. Whatever the reason and however long you plan to stay, moving overseas is not just about deciding what to take with you. Your entire life is about to change and the more prepared you are, the more likely your overseas employment will work out. Fully revised and updated, this new edition covers all the major considerations that need to be taken into account, including: the overseas job market; terms and conditions of employment; arranging your finances; preparing your family; your children's education; health and medical matters; the move itself; and returning home.There is practical information on the tax regimes many of the countries surveyed, as well as a comprehensive directory of useful contacts. Numerous country profiles span the European Union, leading EU accession states, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australasia, providing insights into living and working conditions from Austria to Papua New Guinea.
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  • Book | 396 pages
  • London, United Kingdom
  • col.Illustrations
  • 0749440279
  • 9780749440275

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'Detailed guidance on the questions to ask' The Times 'A great resource that covers a wide range of issues vital to the British expatriate... this book is thoroughly researched' The Weekly Telegraph 'Anyone involved in working abroad will quickly come to look upon this as their bible' Personnel Today
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The late Godfrey Golzen was the author of several highly successful Kogan Page guides, specialising in business affairs. He also wrote regularly for the national press. Jonathan Reuvid has worked as an economist, investment banker and a financial consultant. He has since embarked on a new career in business publishing, including editing and writing a series of international business books for Kogan Page. With his broad business knowledge he is well placed to advise on all aspects of overseas employment.
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