The cruise industry has long thrived in southern California, as tourists have historically enjoyed travel to Mexico in high volumes. However, according to reports from The Seattle Times, Carnival Cruise Lines is pulling its ships out of San Diego and other travel companies may be following suit. If you’re interested in working on a cruise […]
Usually when we are focusing on work abroad, cruise ships don’t come to mind But few other industries can give you the opportunity to see such a large part of the world while doing what you love. There are all kinds of jobs on cruise ships, from food service to entertainment. Many people who love playing and instrument or singing can find success working the cruise ship circuit as part of the house band or other entertainer.
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.
Last month, I blogged about working on a cruise ship and pointed out many of the numerous benefits of working at sea. In the aftermath of that post, a number of you wrote in wondering just how you land such a sweet job. Well, here’s the scoop: There are three basic ways to get hired […]
Here it is, Sunday evening. The kids’ lunches are packed and I’m facing the inevitable start-up of the week tomorrow morning. The good news, for me, though is that I don’t dread my job. In fact, I rather enjoy it! Which makes Sunday evenings not-too-terrible. What about you? Are you looking forward to getting back […]
If you are a foodie or a would-be chef, then you will definitely want to visit JobMonkey’s Guide to Cooking Careers. Today, I wanted to give you just a “taste” of some of the super cool — or at least, highly unusual — chef jobs we have featured over there. Considering this a little appetizer […]
Do you have Love Boat career aspirations? I suggest turning in your application, stat, with Carnival Cruise Lines. That’s because, despite the recession, Carnival has managed to not just stay afloat — but to actually turn a profit. At the end of March, Carnival reported earnings per share of $.33, up 10% from the first […]
Common wisdom might tell us that cruising and the tourist industry in general is in serious trouble these days. According to this article from Time Magazine, it’s true that the cruising industry is swimming upstream, but they are fighting hard to stay afloat. (Okay, no more water analogies, I promise!) The Time piece reports that […]