June 21, 2010

Catching World Cup Fever: Work Abroad Spotlight on South Africa

With all of this soccer fever (who isn’t constantly checking World Cup results and standings?) the world’s eyes appear to be on South Africa. And the country on Africa’s cape has plenty to be proud of! In addition to hosting the world’s most popular sports championship, South Africa is growing in popularity for those who want to travel abroad, for work, volunteering, study or leisure. Have you thought about working or volunteering abroad in South Africa? If so, read on!

June 14, 2010

Non-Teaching Jobs Abroad – What Else is There?

It’s hard to deny that the most popular position for people working abroad is teaching – English tutors and teachers are in very high demand throughout Latin America, Asia and Europe.

Overseas jobs are almost synonymous with teaching English – especially in non-English speaking countries. While teaching abroad can be a lucrative, rewarding way to make money while living in a foreign country it simply isn’t the right fit for anyone. So if you are looking to work abroad but aren’t sure exactly what you want to do, here are some of the most popular non-teaching work opportunities overseas.

June 9, 2010

Last Minute Volunteer Opportunities Abroad – Make the Most of Summer Vacation

Whether you are a student, teacher, or a seasonal worker with some free time this summer, you can take advantage of great opportunities to do something meaningful and fun this summer. While we are already into June, plenty of organizations are still looking for eager volunteers to work for anywhere from two weeks to three months on all types of projects – from building eco-lodges to teaching school children the basics. If you have ever through about taking a trip abroad to volunteer but weren’t sure if you had the time, the time is now for these overseas volunteer opportunities:

June 7, 2010

Working Abroad in a Changing Economy: Tips for Working Overseas in Tough Economic Times

If you are visiting JobMonkey.com because you are just beginning your search for a job abroad, congratulations! You are about to embark on an exciting adventure in a foreign country. Just beginning to search for an overseas job can be overwhelming, but there are plenty of resources to help you find the perfect job abroad.

It is impossible to turn on the news or open a newspaper without seeing warning signs about trouble in the world economy. We receive word from countries like Spain and Greece about austerity measures and near financial collapse. But the truth is that an uncertain economy should not keep you from looking for work opportunities in foreign countries.

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