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Tuesday, December 30, 2014

The Ins and Outs of Obtaining an International Work Visa

Traveling around the world can be a fun, exciting journey. However, it can also be full of risks, complications, and hassles, making it tough to travel for work from country to country. 
An international visa is important as it grants you access into other countries. However, the details can be tricky and the requirements - and costs - differ depending on which nation you choose. To learn about a few tips that will help you to acquire an international visa, check out the article on The Ins and Outs of Obtaining an International Work Visa


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Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Spain: Bolstering Strong Economic Growth


Spain has always been a popular destination for expats. It is an essential member of the European Union that offers an excellent quality of life to citizens and expats alike. The country has historically had a very influential economy, with a range of companies based there including tourism, energy technology, and agriculture. However, the recent financial crisis in the country has made some companies concerned about whether Spain is a stable enough place to do business. Learn more about Spain's bolstering economic growth



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Nicaragua’s Weather Patterns Bring Challenges to Nation’s Agricultural Economy


In countries with an agricultural economy, unpredictable weather patterns have a huge effect on doing business. Too little rain can alter your way of life and too much rain can cause just as serious unrest, as those doing business in Nicaragua now know. Though the storm Hanna was just downgraded from Tropical Storm to Tropical Depression, the affected area is already so waterlogged that businesses are now being unsettled. Find out more about how Nicaragua's agricultural economy heavily affected by weather patterns.  



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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Tips for Doing Business in Saudi Arabia


The Middle East is known for its booming oil industry and is a major hub for international business ventures. Saudi Arabia has one of the fastest growing economies, and it is now home to a wide range of travelers, professionals and organizations. As with many Middle Eastern countries, Saudi Arabia presents a unique culture that may be unfamiliar to more Western professionals. According to language resource firm Kwintessential, Islam is the main religion there, and nearly all residents pray five times per day. To find out about customs in Saudi Arabia and how to successfully do business there, read the full article on tips on doing business in Saudi Arabia



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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Expat Life in Singapore



Singapore is one of the world’s most common destinations for workers living overseas. With such a blooming expatriate population, Singapore is one of the best places to get to get to know other expats like yourself. However, expat life in Singapore isn’t without its challenges. For example, there chewing gum and smoking in public are banned in the country. To learn more Singapore's strict laws and also advantages, read the full article about expat life in Singapore.   


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Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Expat Life in Saudi Arabia

With significant differences stemming from the strong influence of Islam, many Westerners often face culture shock when moving abroad to Saudi Arabia. For instance, Muslims are called to prayer five times a day, and these prayers last about thirty minutes. Shops are required to close and sales stop during prayer time. To find out more cultural norms in Saudi Arabia, read the rest of the article on expat life in Saudi Arabia


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