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FAQs for Living and Working Overseas:


Written by a former Peace Corps Volunteer living overseas since 1989

The Expat Guy: FAQs for Working and Living Overseas

1. Learn about Working and Living Overseas

What is an Expatriate or "Expat"?

Why would someone WANT to move overseas?

What qualities are needed to succeed overseas?

How much can I earn and/or save overseas?

Is there any job security overseas?

Who works overseas and why?

Can I work overseas short-term, long-term, forever?

2. Making the Best Decision for You

What about taking my spouse and kids overseas?

How safe is life overseas?  Especially for women and/or families?

What is the Expatriate social life like?  Will I be lonely?

Is life overseas healthy?  Can you drink the water?

What if I have special medical needs?  If I need special medicines?

What about health insurance - health and medical issues while living overseas?

What if I am vegetarian?  What if I have special dietary needs?

What is the cost of living?

What if things go bad and I hate my job, work, coworkers?

How long does it take to adjust to life overseas?

3. How/Where do I Start Once the Decision is Made?

How do I find where I would fit in best?

Should I search for work from my home country?
Or go where I want to work and seek employment on the scene?

How do I find a financial situation that best meets my needs?

How quickly can I find a job overseas?

 

 

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