Jobs

Chiang Mai, Thailand, Shutterstock

A Swedish Drupal Developer Dreamt of a Job in the Sun – How Did He Snag One in Thailand?

by Dea Martinjonis August 22, 2018 Job Tips, Talent

Nine months in Chiang Mai taught this Swedish developer how to live in the moment and be more mindful. Working

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Work in Estonia, Jobbatical

3 Reasons to Move to Estonia for a Tech Job

by Maria Magdaleena Lamp August 21, 2018 City Guides, Job Tips, Talent

Already want to move to Estonia? Still deciding? Find out why this digitally advanced and uniquely entrepreneurial Northern European country

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Kuala Lumpur, Russian advertiser, moms, wife

Jobbatical Taught This Advertising Pro That His Skills Matter Globally

by Dea Martinjonis August 09, 2018 Talent Stories

This Russian advertising pro’s story reads like a movie script. A guy stumbles on an article about Jobbatical on the

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This is Not a Drill: 8 Reasons Why You Should Work Abroad

by Dea Martinjonis July 04, 2018 Job Tips

“If I am an advocate for anything, it is to move,” the gifted travel storyteller, television host, and chef Anthony Bourdain once

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Singaporean Digital Nomad’s Tips on How to Land a Job Abroad

by Dea Martinjonis June 21, 2018 Job Tips, Talent, Talent Stories

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How To Prepare For A Networking Event: 5 Tips To Set Yourself Up For Success

by Jobbatical April 18, 2018 Job Tips

Today’s guest post is brought to you by the team at Harry’s. Many people don’t understand the importance of or

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Most In Demand Expat Jobs

by Jobbatical March 27, 2018 Talent

Today’s guest post is brought to you by Adam Vagley, the co-founder of GoodMigrations. I’ve lived and worked overseas twice — first

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Karoli Hindriks’ TEDx Talk: there’s a world-changing revolution that every one of us can start.

by Jobbatical March 23, 2018 Talent

Karoli was born in Estonia — a country where people literally sang their way to freedom from the Soviet occupation. A mere

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The Top Benefits of Being a Software Development Degree Holder

by Jobbatical March 22, 2018 Job Tips

Today’s guest post is brought to you by Destinie Wallis — a communication extraordinaire from the Pacific Northwest. The clear benefit to

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Why is it Essential to Have a Flawless Resume

by Jobbatical March 15, 2018 Job Tips

Today’s guest post is brought to you by Adam Chapman, who works in content creation and marketing. Job seekers already

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The Most Trendy Jobs of 2018: the USA edition

by Jobbatical March 10, 2018 Job Tips

Today’s guest post is brought to you by Lidia Staron, an experienced writer, editor and literary coach. Understanding the job

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How to Recognize a Good Employer by Their Job Ad

by Maria Magdaleena Lamp March 07, 2018 Talent

Look for these signs in job ads to increase your chances of finding a job (and employer) you’ll love. Detecting high

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How Taking a Jobbatical Led to Passion for African Microfinance

by Dea Martinjonis March 01, 2018 Talent Stories

Sometimes you need to quit your job and plunge into the unknown to find your purpose. This is precisely what

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Flex time: the work perk employees can’t get enough of

by Jobbatical February 08, 2018 Hiring Advice

Today’s post is brought to you by Eugene Feygin, an SEO expert & the founder of a Chicago digital marketing

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The 6 Biggest Challenges of Getting a Job Abroad and How to Overcome Them

by Maria Magdaleena Lamp January 26, 2018 Job Tips

Finding work abroad comes with all the challenges of a regular job search—plus a whole bunch of fun new ones! “What’s

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Java Developer Salary by Countries 2017 (Infographic)

by Jobbatical January 23, 2018 Hiring

By courtesy of: Tests4Geeks blog. With the number of Java developer jobs forever on the rise, it’s easier than ever

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How to Get a Job Abroad and Make 2018 Your Biggest Career Year

by Maria Magdaleena Lamp January 05, 2018 Job Tips

Here’s a step-by-step guide to landing your dream job in a new country. Time for your career to blow up. (Photo:

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A Bay Area Guy Moves to Finland to Work at a Hot Music Startup

by Dea Martinjonis January 02, 2018 Talent Stories

If there’s a career opportunity exciting enough, people leave their friends and family in sunny Silicon Valley to move across

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Jamming in the Jungle With Yousician

by Maria Magdaleena Lamp November 28, 2017 Talent Stories

Think your job is cool? But do your perks include an extra month of sunshine each year? Join us backstage

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Berlin — the It City for Startups, Hipsters and Foodies

by Dea Martinjonis November 22, 2017 City Guides

Anyone who’s ever been to Berlin can’t stop raving about this city. Startups love it, hipsters love it, foodies love

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Conversation Tips for Life (Nail that Next Job Interview!)

by Jobbatical October 24, 2017 Job Tips

Today’s post is brought to you by Hailey Sexton who runs the travel blog Mentor Travel. You’ve finally gotten that

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Is A Job Abroad For You? 6 Ways To Know

by Maria Magdaleena Lamp October 06, 2017 Job Tips

Today’s post is brought to you by Bevan Berning, an Immigration professional from South Africa who’s been residing in Dubai

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A Young IT Company With No Investor Money—Just Hard Work Behind Their Success

by Jobbatical October 02, 2017 Case Studies

FOB Solutions was born when Microsoft swallowed their former mother company. The ambitious founders worked hard to get the business

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Show you’re the perfect hire with these CV tips

by Maria Magdaleena Lamp September 29, 2017 Job Tips

Many professionals argue that the CV will be extinct in just five short years. Will CV make or break? Photo by:

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From Kiev to the kitchen, with love for UX

by Dea Martinjonis September 19, 2017 Talent Stories

Ukrainian UX designer Kirill Slavetski is the perfect representative of the modern workforce — he chooses where in the world he wants

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No Matter What Happens With DACA, We Find The Startups That Accept Dreamers

by Karoli Hindriks September 14, 2017 News & Features

My moment with astronaut Dan Barry after listening how he applied to NASA fourteen times (!) before he was accepted.

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How (and why) to Build a Global Career in Customer Support

by Jobbatical September 05, 2017 Job Tips

We recently checked in with our friends at Agoda (you may remember them from an earlier blog post), hiring now

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How to Eat Your Way Through Jakarta

by Dea Martinjonis August 23, 2017 City Guides

Amazing people, a thriving tech scene, and a food culture that will make your heart (and face) melt — welcome to tropical

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How to Have the Best Time in Kuala Lumpur. And Land a Developer Job.

by Dea Martinjonis August 11, 2017 City Guides

Visiting Kuala Lumpur? Maybe even moving there? Want to stay off the beaten tourist tracks and do like the locals

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How to Get Your Culture Fix While Eating and Drinking Like a Local in Milan

by Dea Martinjonis July 28, 2017 City Guides

Dreaming of a stunningly beautiful city where culture reigns supreme and food is more than a big deal? Here’s a

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A Brit Moves to Estonia to Help Build a New Digital Nation

by Dea Martinjonis July 19, 2017 Talent Stories

Estonia may be a small nation but it has dared to dream big. Having popped out a couple of unicorn

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Simply spectacular Sydney

by Dea Martinjonis July 07, 2017 City Guides

Sydney mixes historical and contemporary into a cocktail you’ve always wanted to try: deep blue harbour, awesome beaches and world-class

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Brisbane expects you to dress up

by Dea Martinjonis July 05, 2017 City Guides

Australia’s third-largest city, Brisbane is the hub of Queensland culture. Also known as Brissy and Bris-Vegas (“Don’t ask me why,”

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How Rock Stacking in the Alps Can Make You a Happier Person

by Karoli Hindriks July 04, 2017 Talent

My sunset hike view. I was invited to give a keynote presentation at a major media company’s executive summit, to talk

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Easygoing Perth is booming

by Dea Martinjonis July 03, 2017 City Guides

Perth has wonderful weather, beautiful beaches and an easygoing character. Perth’s beaches run along the western edge of Australia for

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Melbourne — the cool kid of Australia

by Dea Martinjonis June 29, 2017 City Guides

Elected the no 1 most livable place in the world for years in a row, Melbourne is also nicknamed the

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Readify — a software company that pays for your personal development, 20 days per year

by Dea Martinjonis June 28, 2017 Case Studies

Sounds like a dream? Read on. They’ve also been named one of Australia’s best companies to work for, ranking high

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Work hard and play hard in Australia

by Dea Martinjonis June 28, 2017 City Guides

Must-do’s in Sydney, Perth, Brisbane and Melbourne — where to eat, where to party and where to drive for a weekend getaway. Every

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XXI Century Work Decoded: The Future is What We Want it To Be

by Dea Martinjonis June 27, 2017 Talent

The future of work is changing, and a new generation of professionals are making the world their office. Four people from

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How To Build Diversity into Your Team’s DNA?

by Karoli Hindriks June 22, 2017 Hiring Advice

This week, the newest team member of team Jobbatical flew in from Saudi Arabia. Originally from Egypt, Muhammed had been

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StudyPortals — helping to make education without borders a reality

by Jobbatical June 20, 2017 Case Studies

Giving students the opportunity to study anywhere with no limit except their imagination. What if you could get your university

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The First Circle of Job Search Hell is Limbo — or how to reject job candidates the right way

by Jobbatical June 13, 2017 Hiring Advice

Please put the Human back into Human Resources when you reject applicants. Will they call or won’t they? Did they

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The First Circle of Job Search Hell is Limbo — or how to reject job candidates the right way

by Jobbatical June 13, 2017 Hiring Advice

Please put the Human back into Human Resources when you reject applicants. Will they call or won’t they? Did they

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Extreme Vetting is a Soviet Tactic & Method of Oppression

by Karoli Hindriks June 08, 2017 Hiring

Portrait of the Josef Stalin. According to Wikipedia After the Soviet Union dissolved, evidence from the Soviet archives also became

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How to Make Your Company the Sexy Place for Hot Talent (even if you’re not in a sexy city or…

by Jobbatical June 07, 2017 Hiring Advice

Let’s be honest — not every city in the world is known as a hotbed of excitement or the object of dreams.

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Agoda, A World Class Technology Company First and a Global Travel Empire Second.

by Dea Martinjonis May 29, 2017 Case Studies

Work where a vacation is seen as market research. Everyone loves to travel In fact, about 1 in 10 jobs on

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Why You Should Make This Estonian Tech Team Your Next Career Move

by Maria Magdaleena Lamp May 24, 2017 Case Studies

Hot e-commerce solutions + cool city + awesome tech = dream job Imagine a world where you can confidently shop for

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One product, one goal, one mission

by Maria Magdaleena Lamp May 10, 2017 Case Studies

How SimScale is building a game-changing product and a driven multicultural team Munich, SimScale’s beautiful Bavarian home. Image via Shutterstock

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Filling a Finance Niche With Small But Important Loans — MYJAR

by Jobbatical May 09, 2017 Case Studies

MYJAR started out as a company seeking to fill a consumer-banking gap for regular folks. Looking to help finance dreams? Inspired

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How to run an analytics startup like a game

by Dea Martinjonis May 04, 2017 Hiring Advice

The story of CALLSTATS I/O — a global team building a sophisticated SaaS platform in Finland So four startup founders, none of

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Digi-X — bridging the gap between people’s needs and technology

by Dea Martinjonis May 02, 2017 Case Studies

Digi-X — bridging the gap between people’s needs and technology Based in warm and sunny Kuala Lumpur you’ll find Digi-X — a venture builder

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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