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Finding work in Asia from abroad

I'm a young Australian, and I want to work in Asia. How do I make that happen? [more inside]
posted by mxc on Sep 22, 2012 - 8 answers

countries that value living life?

Which countries value free time, low working hours, and vacations? Which value living life and not just working? [more inside]
posted by Mr. Papagiorgio on Jul 31, 2012 - 13 answers

Can I spend £1k doing something useful in exotic supply chains?

Volunteering abroad; three week Supply-Chain-project filter [more inside]
posted by citands on Jul 16, 2012 - 3 answers

Resuming the expat lifestyle: should I stay or should I go?

I've recently returned to my home country after 12 years overseas. Just as I'm slowly starting to feel settled again after 6 months at home, an unexpected and very attractive job opportunity offers to take me abroad again. Should I resume the expat lifestyle? Of course it's not that simple... [more inside]
posted by aussie_in_NY on Apr 28, 2012 - 6 answers

a bit more complex than study abroad

Can I collect a salary from abroad before my work permit is issued? [more inside]
posted by SymphonyNumberNine on Feb 29, 2012 - 1 answer

Need advice on finding a job in Asia.

Need advice on finding a job in Asia. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 16, 2011 - 3 answers

Recent Grad Help! What to do next.

Recent graduate: What is going on with me!? Advice, suggestions, feedback welcome! [more inside]
posted by melizabeth on Apr 8, 2011 - 5 answers

casting a broad net

Looking for work in June and July. Somewhere other than the US. [more inside]
posted by threeants on Apr 3, 2011 - 5 answers

What are good jobs that can take you abroad for extended periods of time?

What are good jobs that can take you abroad for extended periods of time? [more inside]
posted by wooh on Dec 24, 2010 - 17 answers

The Joys of International Freelancing?

I am US citizen, and the sole proprietor of a business offering software development and consulting services -- in other words, I'm a freelancer. However, I'm a bit of a nomad at the moment, doing a lot of international travel for pleasure, and am gradually picking up clients from first-world nations (UK, Canada, NZ, Australia). I'm curious about the legality (at a broad level, you are not my lawyer) of me working on my freelance tasks as I move around on non-work visas, especially when I may find myself in a country where I currently have an active client. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 6, 2010 - 9 answers

ideas sought for living and working in el mundo hispanohablante...soon!

American citizen wants to spend some months living in a Spanish-speaking country and at least break even. Halp! Details within. [more inside]
posted by threeants on Nov 30, 2010 - 13 answers

Making the nomadic lifestyle work. Or making me work for it. Or something.

Can this freelance developer make this nomadic lifestyle thing work (tax and visa questions about Asia especially)? [more inside]
posted by innocuous_sockpuppet on Oct 20, 2010 - 6 answers

Send me away.

I'd love to work abroad somewhere and I'm in a position in my life where I am free to do so - now how do I get started? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 8, 2010 - 7 answers

What is the best way for an American to get an office job in Europe?

What is the best way for an American to get an office job in Europe? [more inside]
posted by metakiwi on Mar 22, 2010 - 20 answers

Can a Canadian work legally in the U.S. if their spouse goes to grad school there...and how?

A Canadian friend just got accepted to an American grad school (Chicago) for a 5 year Ph.D program. He'll have funding, but how would his equally Canadian wife make a living in the U.S.? Getting the basic information is not as easy as they expected. What's the skinny? [more inside]
posted by Beardman on Jan 29, 2010 - 13 answers

Ex-pat sewing classes in Europe - Possible?

What type of international work will I be doing and how do I do it? [more inside]
posted by Tchad on Jan 18, 2010 - 9 answers

Is this worth checking out?

Does anyone have experience with SWAP? (It's a Canadian work-abroad program for students that my boyfriend is currently considering, particularly for acquiring a work visa in the USA.) [more inside]
posted by Bakuun on Jul 14, 2009 - 7 answers

How to be a working nomad?

I am a recent college graduate and I also suffer a good deal of wanderlust. There is the inevitable problem of combining work and play. At my university, the only career advice I received was graduate school or working the traditional 9-5 job. I'm wondering if it's possible to travel and earn money? [more inside]
posted by bodywithoutorgans on Jan 27, 2009 - 22 answers

Fun and money required

Eight months out - how to have fun and earn money - preferably abroad? [more inside]
posted by djgh on Dec 15, 2008 - 3 answers

How can I get a programming job abroad?

Help a computer scientist find an interesting job abroad, preferably in Japan [more inside]
posted by Cogito on Sep 30, 2008 - 2 answers

The most COMPLEAT working abroad thread EVAR. Or, help me get out of Jersey already!

I'm looking for resources on doing paid farm work (preferably in Scandinavia, but anywhere else in Europe is fine, too). [more inside]
posted by twins named Lugubrious and Salubrious on Apr 4, 2008 - 8 answers

How can I move to Spain for a couple of years?

I think I want to move to Spain for a couple of years to experience life in another country. But, as a US citizen, I don't know how I would go about supporting myself over there. Can I get a job there? Should I become a student? [more inside]
posted by inatizzy on Jan 21, 2008 - 11 answers

Legitimate "work from home" opportunities while living abroad?

What are some legitimate "work at home" opportunities for someone looking for something to do while in "early/semi" retirement and living abroad? [more inside]
posted by fsmontenegro on Nov 12, 2007 - 6 answers

looking for legit au pair placement agency in France

can anyone recommend a legitimate agency in France that places people into au pair or similar jobs? 23 year old Canadian female with extensive experience working with children and currently teaching in Korea would like to spend a year in France, probably working as an au pair or similar child care position. Any ideas about how to go about finding a decent position? There are tons of places mentioned on the net--but how does one know which are legit? [more inside]
posted by Dcotton on Nov 1, 2007 - 5 answers

How do I get a job outside the UK? ASAP.

How do I get a job outside the UK? ASAP. [more inside]
posted by zingzangzung on Aug 28, 2007 - 10 answers

money for living abroad?

What are some sneaky ways to get paid to go to a foreign country? Ex: JET or French Assistantship [more inside]
posted by mustcatchmooseandsquirrel on Feb 23, 2007 - 18 answers

فلوس كثيرا

Brainstorming summer employment opportunities in Arabic-speaking countries. [more inside]
posted by The White Hat on Oct 17, 2006 - 8 answers

Love it or leave it

What's the best way to get a job abroad? Specifically in the broad field of computers? [more inside]
posted by youthenrage on Sep 21, 2006 - 6 answers

Should I include travel on my resume?

Do you include travel on your resume? Is it a good idea to include it, or pointless filler? [more inside]
posted by Brian James on Feb 26, 2006 - 31 answers

How long is too long when working abroad?

Is working abroad (a.k.a. figuring out what I want to do for the rest of my life) for a few years helpful or hurtful when I come back to the States? [more inside]
posted by workinprogress on Feb 8, 2006 - 13 answers

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