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?
Finance, accounting, IT, callcenters
What type of work do you do and how did you find your job?
I work in international finance and have been sent for a 3 year assignment by head office.
How did you obtain your work permit? What advice would you have for others about work permits?
Not necessary for EU citizens.
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?
In theory I am guaranteed "a job" upon repatriation but this does not offer much protection as it might not be what you want;
No mentoring program whatsoever.
What advice would you offer others about finding jobs and working abroad?
Try to get the advice of people living there as this gives the best insight of where there are opportunities and what to look out for.
Healthcare in Ireland
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