When we're living and working abroad, we're not only adapting to a new culture, we're also adapting to a new workplace culture. There are three steps you can take to quickly learn about your new workplace abroad, and feel less like a total foreigner (at least some of the time).
You've probably experienced some kind of culture clash in your attempt to live a normal life in a foreign country. You know, those moments when you get so annoyed with the little things that people do that make no sense to you. Find out what these moments can teach you about what you need for a happy life.
Let's face it. We'd all rather stay in our comfort zone. Expats are no different in that regard. Starting a new life somewhere else is of course bold but culture shock is something that will hit all expats to a different degree. Learn how to move through culture shock and take your time in adapting to a new culture.