Expat Advice: Working in
What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?
What are the main industries in this city? What types of career opportunities commonly exist? How do most people find new jobs?
IT, Hospitality and
What type of work do you do and how did you find your job?
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How did you obtain your work permit? What advice would you have for others about work permits?
Work Permits are available from the government for particular industry sectors, especially catering and hospitality. Apply via prospective employers
Have you taken language and cross-cultural training courses to prepare for your assignment? If so, how have they helped you on the job?
If you were transferred abroad by your employer, were you guaranteed a job upon repatriation? What type of mentoring programs does your employer offer?
Full career development and mentoring process is available
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