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3 Quick Fixes for the Bad Mood You’re Probably in Right Now

by Jobbatical April 28, 2017 Uncategorized

Welcome to Jobbatical’s weekly moment of zen! How do I know you’re in a bad mood right now? I read

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How to win the talent war (and save time) with 3 types of screening questions

by Jobbatical April 25, 2017 Uncategorized

Writing a good job description is important. But with a few screening questions you can greatly improve applicant targeting. One

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This is so good you can see it from space (and other obsessions from Jobbatical HQ)

by Jobbatical April 21, 2017 Uncategorized

Jobbatical’s resident copywriter and miracle worker is on vacation this week so we’re sharing this edition of Things You Have

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Hiring outside the box — how Helmes found a .NET developer

by Jobbatical April 19, 2017 Uncategorized

A Jobbatical story with a plot twist The story of Helmes, an international software house, began way back in 1991, with

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4 Non-Deadly Sins to Avoid in the Office (and Everywhere Else for That Matter)

by Jobbatical April 14, 2017 Uncategorized

Jobbatical HQ is celebrating Good Friday today. Whether or not this holiday holds any significance for you, we figured every

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A team that laughs together works well together

by Jobbatical April 12, 2017 Uncategorized

The story of the friendliest player in the FinTech space Founded by Estonian entrepreneurs in 2010, Friendly Finance is a microfinancing

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How to recruit the best candidates through pre-employment screening

by Jobbatical April 11, 2017 Uncategorized

Knockout questions are a win-win for recruiters and applicants. Employers who use pre-employment screening to select candidates as a part

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5 things making our world better this week: Boxed wine is cool now?? Also, Earth Day

by Jobbatical April 07, 2017 Uncategorized

TGIF, am I right? It’s time to give yourself the gift of a few carefree minutes of procrastination, courtesy of

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America, we’re coming for your tech talent…

by Jobbatical April 06, 2017 Uncategorized

We’re in the midst of a tech talent crisis. Worldwide. Should American companies be worried about losing their edge as

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Apples, Sakura and All the Empty Seats in Japan

by Jobbatical April 04, 2017 Uncategorized

Couldn’t resist taking a quick pic of the sakura (cherry blossoms) during my walking meeting with an inspiring HR guru

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5 things making our world better this week: emotional roller coaster edition

by Jobbatical March 31, 2017 Uncategorized

Happy Friday, Earthlings! Your friendly neighbourhood Jobbatical copywriter is here with a handful of links to sprinkle on your weekend

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Building bridges (not walls) at Estonia’s newest bank

by Jobbatical March 31, 2017 Uncategorized

Inbank has a unique, product-based strategy. Focusing mostly on retail clients, it offers specialized financial products to clients when and

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Building bridges (not walls) at Estonia’s newest bank

by Jobbatical March 31, 2017 Uncategorized

Inbank has a unique, product-based strategy. Focusing mostly on retail clients, it offers specialized financial products to clients when and

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We just made hiring top talent easier

by Jobbatical March 29, 2017 Uncategorized

Using a combination of AI and HR to source top talent from out database for you. Jobbatical & “Premoderation” brings a

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All the world’s a stage…

by Jobbatical March 27, 2017 Uncategorized

Today is World Theatre Day Today is the 56th time for the global theatre community to officially celebrate theatre as an

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5 things making our world better this week: puppies, mostly

by Jobbatical March 24, 2017 Uncategorized

Happy Friday, internet explorers! It’s been… Well, it’s been quite a week. Here’s Jobbatical’s weekly roundup of things we need

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Why We Need To Distribute Knowledge (and a picture of a real brain)

by Jobbatical March 23, 2017 Uncategorized

Sitting on a plane above the clouds of Germany, I would like to take a moment recap the CeBIT conference

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3 Interview Mistakes That Can Cost You a Job Offer

by Jobbatical March 22, 2017 Uncategorized

So you’ve nailed your job application and bagged yourself an interview. Aw, crap. Now what? We’ve previously gone over and over

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5 things making our world better this week: Why is the cake always a lie?

by Jobbatical March 17, 2017 Uncategorized

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, fellow nerds, and welcome to Jobbatical’s weekly roundup of things you absolutely need to know! Plus

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Socialatom — building entrepreneurs without borders

by Jobbatical March 16, 2017 Uncategorized

Socialatom Ventures recently hired a portfolio manager through Jobbatical. We told her story here. Now let’s take a closer look

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RTO Africa — hiring globally to change lives locally

by Jobbatical March 14, 2017 Uncategorized

How a social business is creating tangible change in rural African communities by empowering farmers and small entrepreneurs In much

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5 things making our world better this week: Women’s Day special

by Jobbatical March 10, 2017 Uncategorized

It’s that time again, digital nomads, tech lovers, travel addicts, and aspiring world-changers! Jobbatical’s roundup of good news is here,

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How a Yooper* Is Building a Borderless Society in Estonia With e-Residency

by Jobbatical March 09, 2017 Uncategorized

The story of a marketer from Michigan and the quest to build a digital nation Tallinn, Estonia, in March. All photos

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Why I Changed My Mind About Feminism

by Jobbatical March 08, 2017 Uncategorized

Me and my girl. Photo by Joe Kit I got an early start in my professional life when I invented a

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Shipitwise — You want to ship what?

by Jobbatical March 07, 2017 Uncategorized

Shipitwise office welcoming a new member of the team. Coffee, guitars, mini-mopeds and the world’s smallest card readers all have one

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Why trust is the most important investment in hiring

by Jobbatical March 02, 2017 Uncategorized

The story of a Nordic IT giant that’s building a passionate and resilient team fueled by mutual trust Tieto utilizes the

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Are bots the answer to our ever-increasing talent shortage?

by Jobbatical March 01, 2017 Uncategorized

Is there a global talent shortage? Your opinion might depend on your location and your company’s hiring needs. Or does it?

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Can’t Stop the Feeling

by Jobbatical March 01, 2017 Uncategorized

Balloons. Image by jakkapan via Shutterstock I was sitting in a beanbag chair this morning, doing very serious CEO things.

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Yousician — love at first note

by Jobbatical February 28, 2017 Uncategorized

There’s a company in Finland where half the developers are heavy metal guitarists, where everyone’s ideas count as much as

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5 things making our world better this week

by Jobbatical February 24, 2017 Uncategorized

Welcome to Jobbatical’s roundup of stories that made us go “Oh, that’s nice.” This is the part of the internet

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The Wait is Over — Jobbatical

by Jobbatical February 23, 2017 Uncategorized

The Wait is Over — Jobbatical & ATS New product innovation at Jobbatical.com! Now more than ever, breaking down borders is the

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How to protect the online economy and build a great team along the way

by Jobbatical February 21, 2017 Uncategorized

Meet team CashShield! Photo courtesy of Junxian Lee The story of a Singaporean fraud prevention company with its feet on the

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Why Countries Need to Embrace Diversity if They Want to Thrive — Hiring Blog

by Jobbatical February 16, 2017 Uncategorized

Just over two years ago I closed Jobbatical’s first round of financing — the angel round. Blue-eyed and determined to build my

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A Hopeless Romantic’s Guide to Recruiting in the Modern World — Hiring Blog

by Jobbatical February 14, 2017 Uncategorized

Careers are the new relationships. Everyone’s looking for The One, no one wants to settle, and playing the field is

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From Latvia to California to Estonia — a Jobbatical story for the ages

by Jobbatical February 13, 2017 Uncategorized

Originally published at jobbatical.com on February 13, 2017, this story was written by Jobbatical’s head of talent, the wonderful Alina

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Why a hiring manager who looks for cultural fit might be doing it all wrong.

by Jobbatical February 09, 2017 Uncategorized

Diversity. Immigration. Cultural fit. These are hot topics right now. Between the politics of the moment (think the recent immigration

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Hiring innovatively in a traditional industry

by Jobbatical January 25, 2017 Uncategorized

How a multinational bank is keeping up with the times by thinking beyond borders With a history reaching as far back

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Tech We’re Looking Forward to in 2017

by Jobbatical January 03, 2017 Uncategorized

Here are the companies developing awesome tech for the future. Happy New Year! As we kick off a brand new start,

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For Americans: How to Move to Europe

by Jobbatical December 27, 2016 Uncategorized

This post was originally published on ExpatGenius and has been edited by Jobbatical. On the 9th of November, the official

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Why Mark Suster is Wrong When He Says You Can’t Search for a Job From a Remote Location

by Jobbatical November 24, 2016 Uncategorized

This morning I was sitting in our fabulously cozy Jobbatical office in Tallinn, Estonia, chatting with my teammates to see

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Meet Lindsay & Vicente: Digital Nomads Defining the Future of Work

by Jobbatical November 24, 2016 Uncategorized

From Chile to New York, these mobile professionals are embracing a new way of working. Team-building session at Grotta della Poesia,

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Revealing Jobbatical: talent sourcing secrets

by Jobbatical November 11, 2016 Uncategorized

At Jobbatical, we’re in the business of matching people to their dream jobs in inspiring locations. As anyone with recruitment

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Quitting corporate life for the unknown

by Jobbatical November 10, 2016 Uncategorized

by Laura W. My transition into the unknown started a few years ago. I was working for a gaming company in

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How to land a startup job in Berlin

by Jobbatical November 10, 2016 Uncategorized

Even from overseas Source: canadastock/Shutterstock This article was originally published on Heureka and contains a wealth of knowledge on getting a

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How to land a startup job in Berlin

by Jobbatical November 10, 2016 Uncategorized

Even from overseas Source: canadastock/Shutterstock This article was originally published on Heureka and contains a wealth of knowledge on getting a

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Building software in the friendliest country on Earth

by Jobbatical November 08, 2016 Uncategorized

When it’s sunny, it’s great. When it’s not sunny, it’s also great. Arcanys is a Swiss-founded software development outsourcing company with

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Why You Must Hire “A” Level Players

by Jobbatical October 27, 2016 Uncategorized

Conventional wisdom says startup founders should hire for scale e.g., the top-notch sales manager who can bring in bonanza accounts

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Why You Must Hire “A” Level Players

by Jobbatical October 27, 2016 Uncategorized

Conventional wisdom says startup founders should hire for scale e.g., the top-notch sales manager who can bring in bonanza accounts

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Reading recommendations from Jobbatical’s tech team

by Jobbatical October 25, 2016 Uncategorized

Do Android developers dream of electric sheep? And what books do they read? I don’t understand computers. I definitely don’t understand

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We worked remotely for a month and lived to tell the tale

by Jobbatical October 20, 2016 Uncategorized

Um… Where did everybody go? It’s just another day in the office. At the desk next to you is the

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We worked remotely for a month and lived to tell the tale

by Jobbatical October 20, 2016 Uncategorized

Um… Where did everybody go? It’s just another day in the office. At the desk next to you is the

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How to find a software engineering job abroad

by Jobbatical October 18, 2016 Uncategorized

Advice from a Turkish engineer in the Netherlands This post was originally published on vlkan.com. Volkan Yazici is a software

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Culture shock: “That’s not the company I joined!”

by Jobbatical October 11, 2016 Uncategorized

Culture Club: Does Your New Hire Belong? Culture shock isn’t just something talent experiences when they sign on to work

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Culture shock: “That’s not the company I joined!”

by Jobbatical October 11, 2016 Uncategorized

Culture Club: Does Your New Hire Belong? Culture shock isn’t just something talent experiences when they sign on to work

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How a passionate startup is driving the growth of East Africa’s tech industry

by Jobbatical October 06, 2016 Uncategorized

Uganda’s emerging tech scene is ready to welcome engineers with a sense of mission Motorcycle taxis are incredibly popular in African

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How to survive (and enjoy) the winter

by Jobbatical October 04, 2016 Uncategorized

So you don’t live somewhere tropical where everything is coconuts and poolside cocktails? You don’t have to feel like you’re

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Engineering Interview Questions of Onefootball — Hiring Blog

by Jobbatical October 04, 2016 Uncategorized

As part of an ongoing series of blog posts (last time we covered Jobbatical), we’re taking a closer look at

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Recruiting the Best Engineers in 30 Minutes

by Jobbatical October 04, 2016 Uncategorized

Engineering Interview Questions of Onefootball As part of an ongoing series of blog posts (last time we covered Jobbatical), we’re

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Where to Promote Your Jobs: Role-specific Job Boards

by Jobbatical September 28, 2016 Uncategorized

Head of Disruption Wanted While the above headline isn’t an actual job posting by the Virgin Group, it grabs your

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Switching continents: What life is like on the other side of the world

by Jobbatical September 20, 2016 Uncategorized

One Italian business developer in Singapore. One Hong Kong B2B marketer in Estonia. Varying degrees of culture shock. As I’m writing

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The Right Way to Attract the Wrong People

by Jobbatical September 20, 2016 Uncategorized

7 Secrets to Crafting a Killer Job Ad Qualifications are no guarantee of landing a good job, as this piece on

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How to Ace Your Job Application. Now with More Kittens.

by Jobbatical September 13, 2016 Uncategorized

Anything to get you to read this, really. I’ve previously shared some tips and then some more tips for polishing a

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Save Interview Time With These Knockout Questions

by Jobbatical September 13, 2016 Uncategorized

There are many kinds of knockouts. One of the better known is in boxing, where a KO (knockout) wins the

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Save Interview Time With These Knockout Questions

by Jobbatical September 13, 2016 Uncategorized

There are many kinds of knockouts. One of the better known is in boxing, where a KO (knockout) wins the

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Making the world more human, one question at a time

by Jobbatical September 08, 2016 Uncategorized

How one startup is building a global team in Europe’s capital of laid-backness “Filling out these forms is so much

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Making the world more human, one question at a time

by Jobbatical September 08, 2016 Uncategorized

How one startup is building a global team in Europe’s capital of laid-backness “Filling out these forms is so much

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What to Include in Job Description BEFORE the Job Description

by Jobbatical September 07, 2016 Uncategorized

Show candidates what’s behind the curtain Authors sometimes do it: write a “prequel” after they’ve published a novel, so people who

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How one tech company is shaking up all of Southeast Asia

by Jobbatical September 06, 2016 Uncategorized

A conversation about taxis, teleportation, and everything in between Grab is Southeast Asia’s leading mobile tech company. Its mission: to solve

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12 things I learned from living in Malaysia

by Jobbatical August 30, 2016 Uncategorized

To “lah” or not to “lah”. By Luis Bracamontes This article was originally published in Spanish. Earlier this year I moved

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Why Do Good People Quit Your Company?

by Jobbatical August 24, 2016 Uncategorized

Ciao, Adios, Sayonara, Pa, Auf Wiedersehen, Sampai Jumpa… Emily was an ideal hire: smart, ambitious, with the precise skill set you

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Be our next CTO in Tallinn!

by Jobbatical August 23, 2016 Uncategorized

Join us in Estonia for an exciting startup ride Tallinn looking pretty in wintertime. (dimbar76/Shutterstock) CTO? More like CT — OMG! Because that’s

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Google’s recruiting magnet attracts top talent like magic

by Jobbatical August 17, 2016 Uncategorized

This search engine finds great hires Search engines rock. From who snagged Olympic gold in 1976, to how to rebuild your

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Should you move abroad? More importantly, what should you have for lunch?

by Jobbatical August 16, 2016 Uncategorized

I’m here to help you answer these two questions (I assume) you ask yourself daily Decisions are hard. Some decisions are

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7 things I learned about social enterprise in Malaysia

by Jobbatical August 11, 2016 Uncategorized

Lessons from a life-changing fellowship by Reisy Abramof A social enterprise fellowship with Scope Group took Reisy Abramof from Brazil

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The 13 Interview Questions We Ask at Jobbatical

by Jobbatical August 09, 2016 Uncategorized

Welcome to our new series of interview questions from different companies to help you hire better! This week we start

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City vs countryside: the ultimate productivity experiment

by Jobbatical August 02, 2016 Uncategorized

To find out what kind of environment is better for productivity and creativity, I experimented on myself. For science! (And

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6 Reasons to Hire Team Members Who Aren’t Like You

by Jobbatical August 02, 2016 Uncategorized

The end of your comfort zone Chantale, a French Canadian co-worker in our anglophone workplace, returned from her errand run with

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How to Move Abroad for Work: Case Studies From Around the World

by Jobbatical July 27, 2016 Uncategorized

16 interviews with designers, developers and marketers Earlier this year, we posted our story about Nikki, a marketer from the

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You signed the contract with a candidate. Now what?

by Jobbatical July 26, 2016 Uncategorized

Do’s and Don’ts of Onboarding a New Hire Recruiting is challenging work, and a good recruiter is like gold bullion. Yet

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From Brazil to Ireland: A developer in Dublin

by Jobbatical July 21, 2016 Uncategorized

It just keeps getting friendlier. Giancarlo Liguori / Shutterstock Rodrigo Corrêa is a full-stack developer who recently moved from Rio

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Why I hate and love Berlin

by Jobbatical July 19, 2016 Uncategorized

Photo by seier + seier via Flickr 10 tips for newcomers by designer Vadim Grin Vadim is a product designer at Daily

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Navigating the stormy seas of a multicultural workplace

by Jobbatical July 14, 2016 Uncategorized

A beginner’s guide to not panicking about communication breakdowns in the office By Maria Magdaleena Lamp Lost at sea? Don’t be

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What Twitter, Medium, Airbnb, Netflix and Spotify can teach you about hiring engineers

by Jobbatical July 12, 2016 Uncategorized

Airbnb is a global hospitality company. Spotify is a music streaming service. Netflix streams video. And Medium is a content

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Does having too much sunlight affect your productivity?

by Jobbatical July 07, 2016 Uncategorized

A study in Estonian summer, where the sun doesn’t set until midnight by Loni Klara Photo by: Grisha Bruev One of the

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The Wrong Interviewer Can Scare Your Talent Away!

by Jobbatical July 05, 2016 Uncategorized

Who knows your company better than the CEO? When a communication manager needed a second interviewer for her candidate, she faced

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3 Important Questions to Ask Interviewees

by Jobbatical June 30, 2016 Uncategorized

“I’d rather walk the plank…” You’re the captain of a pirate ship, and your crew gets to vote on how the

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What it’s like to be a digital marketer on the other side of the world

by Jobbatical June 22, 2016 Uncategorized

From Amsterdam to Vietnam: A Q&A with Tessa Leenders Tessa Leenders is a social media marketer who currently lives and works

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We went to a tiny island to get away from it all

by Jobbatical June 21, 2016 Uncategorized

I couldn’t find a stock photo where the pin is actually on Muhu. It’s the tiny island to the right

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Don’t Lie in Your Job Description!

by Jobbatical June 16, 2016 Uncategorized

That’s my kind of job! HELP WANTED: Well-funded startup seeks tech wizard for unparalleled opportunity. Sky’s the limit! Is the above

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We threw a party that lasted until midnight

by Jobbatical June 14, 2016 Uncategorized

Virtual reality swing and a world-traveling photo booth Yes, we used a selfie stick. TALLINN, ESTONIA — May 31st, 2016. Jobbatical HQ. Day of the

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How to land a job in Spain: Advice from a Serbian marketing specialist

by Jobbatical June 09, 2016 Uncategorized

People, sun and sea — three ingredients for a fulfilling life How to land a job in Spain: Advice from a Serbian

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4 successful entrepreneurs’ tips for hiring

by Jobbatical June 09, 2016 Uncategorized

Successful entrepreneurs tend to have a few things in common. One of those unifying threads is their open-mindedness when it

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Not just about the money: how to attract top talent

by Jobbatical June 06, 2016 Uncategorized

In the Harry Potter novels, a magical mirror reflects the heart’s desire of whoever gazes into it. Many businesses do

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Beyond the CV: Video cover letters help you find the best match

by Jobbatical June 02, 2016 Uncategorized

According to ÜberFacts, “The average Millennial will take over 25,000 selfies in his or her lifetime.” It seems as if

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You are what you read, so read what you love

by Jobbatical May 31, 2016 Uncategorized

The pick-and-choose approach to reading books Books, glorious books! Image: Shutterstock At Jobbatical, we are crazy about books. We love them

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If you have a good recruiter, be grateful

by Jobbatical May 30, 2016 Uncategorized

Everybody wants the moon: designers from Apple, engineers who’ve worked at Google and Facebook. The question is, why would these

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Build your team with local hires and global recruits

by Jobbatical May 26, 2016 Uncategorized

Sameness has its place, such as when a company is manufacturing microchips. A single slip-up can result in danger and

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Surfing, startups and sales in Bali

by Jobbatical May 26, 2016 Uncategorized

Work doesn’t have to interfere with the simple joys in life Indonesia is the latest country of abode for Vicente Gracia,

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Which countries are the best sources for marketers?

by Jobbatical May 26, 2016 Uncategorized

You know marketing; you’ve been building comprehensive campaigns to successfully grow your business for years. You can target a message

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How robotics brought a Ukrainian engineer to Estonia

by Jobbatical May 19, 2016 Uncategorized

A chat about computer vision, visas and living abroad Sergey Kharagorgiev is a computer vision engineer from Kyiv, who currently works

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3 Tips to Hire Right — Every Time

by Jobbatical May 18, 2016 Uncategorized

Hiring well is an art, but you don’t have to be Michelangelo to master it. Sourcing the right candidate in

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The curious case of American vs British English

by Jobbatical May 17, 2016 Uncategorized

The pick-and-choose approach to language in a globalizing world One language to unite the world. Except not really. Image: Shutterstock

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How to live in the here and now while traveling across four countries

by Jobbatical May 12, 2016 Uncategorized

The tale of a UX designer in Hong Kong Ingvarr and Anastasia with their friend Ingvarr Rudnik, a UX designer from Ukraine,

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A conversation with a customer support agent in Myanmar

by Jobbatical May 05, 2016 Uncategorized

Thuzar Khine, our first jobbaticler in Myanmar, is very much the globetrotter. Though she is originally from Yangon, for the

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Life as a Singaporean BizDev intern in Hong Kong

by Jobbatical April 28, 2016 Uncategorized

Hong Kong skyline (photo credit) This story is part of our Jobbatical Stories series. After a call with Phonejoy, Rishi packed

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Hiring from abroad: Is it worth it?

by Jobbatical April 22, 2016 Uncategorized

Every business wants to conquer the world, but that’s not going to happen without a great team by your side.

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A software developer’s journey from Estonia to Singapore

by Jobbatical April 21, 2016 Uncategorized

The ultimate change of scenery — from lakes to skyscrapers photo credit: joyfull This story is part of our Jobbatical Stories series. When

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How Mindvalley is building a global culture

by Jobbatical April 19, 2016 Uncategorized

A Q&A with the CEO of Mindvalley, Vishen Lakhiani Based in Malaysia, Mindvalley—a global learning experience company—has built a team of

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3 tips for writing an effective job ad

by Jobbatical April 07, 2016 Uncategorized

It’s safe to say that most businesses spend far less time polishing job ads than they do perfecting their sales

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A digital nomad’s path from Mallorca to Bali

by Jobbatical April 07, 2016 Uncategorized

photo by Kai Lehmann This story is part of our Jobbatical Stories series. Joaquin recently said goodbye to his corporate job

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Your guide to the Italian startup visa

by Jobbatical April 05, 2016 Uncategorized

We spoke to Mattia Corbetta from the Ministry of Economic Development in Italy, and Giacomo Putignano, founder of the startup

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Scared of moving abroad with your family? These companies will make it easy for you

by Jobbatical March 31, 2016 Uncategorized

If you ever thought you couldn’t move abroad with your family, think again! We talked to three companies in three

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Startup life in the tropics

by Jobbatical March 30, 2016 Uncategorized

From left to right (mostly): one data scientist, one CEO, two copywriters, one business developer, one sunny Malaysian afternoon, and

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Six Moar Ways too Write Your Jobbatical Application Good*

by Jobbatical March 29, 2016 Uncategorized

The long-awaited sequel to an award-winning [citation needed] blog post. *How many errors did you spot? You probably already know better

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Jobbatical Stories: From Germany to Malaysia

by Jobbatical March 24, 2016 Uncategorized

photo by Michael Camilleri Katja was working as a freelancer in Penang when she discovered Jobbatical. Deciding she needed something

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Snippets from Our Travels (75 Countries and Counting!)

by Jobbatical March 22, 2016 Uncategorized

Ten jobbaticlers on Team Jobbatical dish on their favorite travel memories, and what they love most about traveling. by Loni

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Hunting for Productivity in the Tropics: A Data Scientist’s Tale

by Jobbatical March 16, 2016 Uncategorized

You may remember that more than half of team Jobbatical recently spent two months living and working in Malaysia. The

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Jobbatical Stories: From D.C. to Barcelona

by Jobbatical March 10, 2016 Uncategorized

For our latest story from abroad, we interviewed Ren Geers, who moved from Washington D.C. to Spain for an internship

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How to land a job abroad — Tips from a designer in Berlin.

by Jobbatical March 01, 2016 Uncategorized

Can you identify the city pictured? It’s not far from these jobbaticals. In this guest post, product designer Vadim Grin

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Why I Wanted to Hire A Turtle

by Jobbatical February 29, 2016 Uncategorized

Within our first year of launching Jobbatical, it became clear to me that Southeast Asia is the hotspot region for

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Jobbatical Stories: From Las Vegas to Penang

by Jobbatical February 24, 2016 Uncategorized

image credit Jacqueline Jensen was living in Las Vegas when she saw a listing for Piktochart on Jobbatical and fell

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Monday Morning in Bangkok

by Jobbatical February 22, 2016 Uncategorized

Bangkok Sunset by Mike Behnken on Flickr This story is part of our Monday Morning series, in which startups around the

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Jobbatical Stories

by Jobbatical February 19, 2016 Uncategorized

We’re collecting tales from Brazil to Barcelona, and beyond! A compilation of stories collected from around the globe, chronicling the adventures

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Jobbatical Stories: From Minnesota to Estonia

by Jobbatical February 17, 2016 Uncategorized

image credit Back in January, Björn Lapakko moved to Estonia to work as a growth hacker for Funderbeam. Take a

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Dear Employre: Pleas hire Me.

by Jobbatical February 16, 2016 Uncategorized

Five simple writing principles for getting you hired. This post was written by Maria Magdaleena Lamp, a Jobbatical copywriter with a

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Jobbatical Stories: From Indonesia to Hong Kong

by Jobbatical February 10, 2016 Uncategorized

Jobbatical Cover Photo for: Ready for Your QA Challenge in Hong Kong? (image credit) As a UI/UX designer at CompareAsiaGroup, Andrew

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7 Swedish Sweets That Will Make You Wish You Were in Sweden

by Jobbatical February 09, 2016 Uncategorized

photo by erik forsberg by Loni Klara Once upon a time, there was a guy called Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden,

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4 Ways an International Talent Can Boost Your Business

by Jobbatical February 04, 2016 Uncategorized

by Kwun-Lok NG Hiring. It’s always been THE BIGGEST headache for every company. But when you do find that enigmatic

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Jobbatical Stories: From Brazil to Italy

by Jobbatical February 03, 2016 Uncategorized

When Thiago found a job in Milan through Jobbatical last year, he didn’t expect to find the friendliness of Brazil

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Roughly 60 Liters of Light

by Jobbatical February 02, 2016 Uncategorized

To take our weekends a few steps beyond the pool and general sightseeing, this past Saturday and Sunday a part

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Five things not to say to your Jobbatical candidate

by Jobbatical January 29, 2016 Uncategorized

The far-reaching nature of Jobbatical attracts candidates who have a range of international experiences and a thirst for adventure and

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Jobbatical Stories: From Pennsylvania to Malaysia

by Jobbatical January 29, 2016 Uncategorized

image credit Welcome to our new series where we follow all the travel-hungry folks who have found career journeys through

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Greetings from Kuala Lumpur!

by Jobbatical January 14, 2016 Uncategorized

This winter, team Jobbatical is going tropical. Here are our first impressions of Malaysia. This January and February, over half

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A short interview with our CEO and her three-year-old daughter.

by Jobbatical January 14, 2016 Uncategorized

An Estonian toddler tagging along on a Malaysian jobbatical. Meet Karoli Hindriks — founder and CEO of Jobbatical — and her daughter Maya. Together

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2016: The Year of Superheroes

by Jobbatical January 05, 2016 Uncategorized

I was lying by the ocean in Thailand on the last days of 2015 and while looking at the endless

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Monday Morning at Kuala Lumpur’s Most Delicious Startup

by Jobbatical January 02, 2016 Uncategorized

A great view to wake up to. This story is part of our Monday Morning series — startups around the world offering glimpses

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Application Secrets

by Jobbatical December 29, 2015 Uncategorized

A collection of our best advice for scoring your dream jobbatical — or any job really— from Bali to Barcelona and beyond.

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Your Christmas present from Jobbatical

by Jobbatical December 01, 2015 Uncategorized

Two ways to score $100 this December. An acceptance letter to an international career adventure may be the best Christmas

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Monday Morning in Belfast

by Jobbatical November 23, 2015 Uncategorized

Donegall Place — Belfast via Flickr Need a little Irish in your Monday? Belfast or Dublin? GoConqr has hubs in both, and today team

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Monday Morning in Dublin

by Jobbatical November 23, 2015 Uncategorized

Sunset in Grand Canal, Dublin via Flickr Ireland beckons. This morning we’re taking a peek at Mondays in not one, but

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Do not let this thought cross their mind.

by Jobbatical November 18, 2015 Uncategorized

Photo: GaudiLab/Shutterstock A major job application dealbreaker. When a potential employer reads your application — for a jobbatical or for any job — there

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Monday Morning in Belgrade

by Jobbatical October 12, 2015 Uncategorized

Old Sava Bridge by Jeff Attaway Join Jobbatical on another virtual tour of Monday morning in a new city. Then check

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Never, Never, Never Give Up, Even If You Should

by Jobbatical October 09, 2015 Uncategorized

with my two brilliant co-founders Today Jobbatical has a community of twenty thousand people from Silicon Valley to South Korea

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Four phrases NOT to use on your startup job application

by Jobbatical October 06, 2015 Uncategorized

[Application Dealbreakers] And what to replace them with. Jobbatical connects talented professionals with lifechanging career adventures at startups around the world.

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Leaving San Francisco

by Jobbatical September 30, 2015 Uncategorized

One girl’s journey to find her passion beyond Silicon Valley. Need some inspiration before taking a jobbatical? A self-proclaimed real-life version

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Monday Morning in Amsterdam

by Jobbatical September 28, 2015 Uncategorized

Peek into the Dutch headquarters of an international travel startup. Every week, join Jobbatical as we explore Monday morning in a

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Monday Morning in Bali

by Jobbatical September 21, 2015 Uncategorized

Photo by Racmesh SA via Flickr What’s it like to work in a tropical startup paradise? One of our big

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Why working abroad is the best thing you could possibly do for your startup career.

by Jobbatical September 18, 2015 Uncategorized

All images public domain unless otherwise noted. By Isabel Hirama, Jobbatical’s travel-taught Marketing Chief It is impossible to live and

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Monday Morning in Helsinki

by Jobbatical August 31, 2015 Uncategorized

“Helsinki y la catedral” by Mariano Mantel via Flickr Startup life in the beautiful Nordic summer. Good morning world! We’re adding

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Travel Memories: Butter Brezen

by Jobbatical August 17, 2015 Uncategorized

“Brezel” by superscheeli via Flickr That deliciously German delicacy. Jobbatical’s Globetrotter Inspiration blog exists to surround you with the irresistible

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Monday Morning in Romania

by Jobbatical August 02, 2015 Uncategorized

Bogdan Pop via Flickr And the never-boring life at an accelerator. In our exploration of Monday mornings around the globe,

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Monday Morning in Barcelona

by Jobbatical July 27, 2015 Uncategorized

Park Guell Barcelona by Richard Jones A glimpse into life on the Spanish startup scene. At Jobbatical, we help people

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Five Things I Miss About Estonia

by Jobbatical July 19, 2015 Uncategorized

By Isabel Hirama, Marketing Chief @Jobbatical This spring, I spent three months living and working in a city most Americans

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10 Things Italians Have Taught Me

by Jobbatical July 12, 2015 Uncategorized

Valley of Castelluccio di Norcia at sunrise by Moyan Brenn By Nora Matland. Republished by Jobbatical. “I travel to learn.

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How To Score Your Dream Jobbatical

by Jobbatical July 08, 2015 Uncategorized

Welcome to Jobbatical! Congratulations! You just took an important step to finding the career enhancing adventure of your dreams. Here

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Monday Morning in Berlin

by Jobbatical June 15, 2015 Uncategorized

Photo: Luke Ma (in five photos) Where would your ideal Monday be? Cheryl Howard To help you figure this out, Jobbatical is

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Monday Morning in London

by Jobbatical May 11, 2015 Uncategorized

A Mini Photo Essay Imagine waking up on your first day of a new job and pulling open the curtains to

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5 Things You Need to Know if You’re Hiring an Estonian

by Jobbatical May 04, 2015 Uncategorized

By Claire Millard @Jobbatical Photo: Hafiz Issadeen There’s a saying that Southern Europeans are like peaches, whilst us Northern Europeans

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Jobbatical version 2.0

by Jobbatical February 04, 2015 Uncategorized

Today we launched a major update of the Jobbatical platform with a total rewrite of the backend and a series

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The ‘Job for Life’ is Long Gone — Now is the Office Dead?

by Jobbatical February 03, 2015 Uncategorized

Will You Miss the Office? Image Via Flickr There is no doubt that the nature of work is changing. The ‘job

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My First “Jobbatical”

by Jobbatical January 28, 2015 Uncategorized

(Or The 3 Ws of Changing Careers) If you look for career advice, you will find many books and articles that

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Welcome to the workforce, Generation Z

by Jobbatical January 27, 2015 Uncategorized

Photo: “Do not throw hats” Rob Chan via Flicker Defining generations is somewhat clumsy, with the idea of an arbitrary line

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The On-Demand Generation

by Jobbatical January 26, 2015 Uncategorized

The other day I was chatting with an entrepreneur and a CEO about the future of work. He told me

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‘It Couldn’t Be Done’— Inspiration for the Millennial Generation

by Jobbatical January 15, 2015 Uncategorized

Now, I like words. It’s not a massive admission from someone who spends quite so many waking hours writing as

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How to Make Your New Years Careers Resolutions Stick

by Jobbatical January 15, 2015 Uncategorized

It’s that time of year again, and now that the first hangover of the year has abated, the resolutions, made

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Careers on Demand

by Jobbatical January 14, 2015 Uncategorized

Paul Townsend via Flickr Coming from a background as an executive in TV and media, our founder at Jobbatical, Karoli, is

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Gen Y — Powerhouse of the Global Economy

by Jobbatical January 14, 2015 Uncategorized

Photo: Paul Inkles via Flickr Sometimes research becomes quickly dated as things around it move onwards. And sometimes the ideas

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Is It Because I’m a Millennial?

by Jobbatical January 14, 2015 Uncategorized

Image credit The original portraits of millennials — flighty, soft, demanding kids waiting for their dream job to ride on into their

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Sabbaticals — From Academia to the Mainstream

by Jobbatical January 14, 2015 Uncategorized

Sabbaticals used to be the preserve of academic circles, the very word conjuring up an image of a bearded gentleman

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It’s a Small World After All

by Jobbatical January 14, 2015 Uncategorized

Image credit When I first moved away to seek working and learning experiences outside my regular life it was fifteen

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Teamwork Without Borders

by Jobbatical January 14, 2015 Uncategorized

Image credit There was a time when a team was a static concept. A group of people, in business or

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The Unused Pool of Talent

by Jobbatical January 12, 2015 Uncategorized

Did you know there are millions of professionals out there today, who think that the best career break concept would

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How Millennials Will Shape The World For Us All

by Jobbatical December 12, 2014 Uncategorized

Millennials (also known as Generation Y), are those of us born between 1980 and 1995. We arrived too late to

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