Understanding and Overcoming the Challenges of Pursuing an Expat Career

January 17, 2012

by Megan Fitzgerald, Founder of Career by Choice
From GoingGlobal.com

When exploring the idea of working abroad, it is important to examine the challenges involved with such a move. By understanding and addressing the challenges, it is possible to discover solutions.

It’s important to understand the challenges you will face if you decide to pursue an expat career. I always recommend making a list of these obstacles so you can develop a plan to address them. This will set you up for success as you start your search for jobs overseas.

Those who have been considering work abroad for some time are likely aware of many of these challenges. However I’ve found that many people are not aware of all of the solutions available to overcome these obstacles and realize their dream of living and working abroad.

For this reason I’ve shared possible solutions to the some of the most common challenges.

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