Living in a foreign country is not for everyone, but there are clear advantages to living abroad. Here are the things I have grown to appreciate about living abroad over the course of the last 12 years.
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).
Many expats who live abroad work in international companies where English is the official common language, but not the national language. But what should you do when locals prefer to speak in the local language and leave you out of the information loop? Find out what steps you can take.