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?
Automobiles, tourism, healthcare
word of mouth...
What type of work do you do and how did you find your job?
Teaching and Healthcare.
How did you obtain your work permit? What advice would you have for others about work permits?
Through my job.
Have you taken language and cross-cultural training courses to prepare for your assignment? If so, how have they helped you on the job?
Yes, some...not much.
If you were transferred abroad by your employer, were you guaranteed a job upon repatriation? What type of mentoring programs does your employer offer?
What advice would you offer others about finding jobs and working abroad?
Persevere, don't give up. Check with all your government agencies and then private companies.
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