Working Abroad

How a World Traveler from Egypt Found Her Dream Sales Job in Cyprus

by Jobbatical May 13, 2019 Talent, Talent Stories

Here is our interview with Jessi Shahin, currently on a jobbatical as a sales manager at Depositphotos in Cyprus. Originally

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5 Long-Term Solutions to Burning Out at Work

by Maria April 26, 2019 Job Tips, Talent

Did you even notice when your occasional crappy day at the office first turned into crappy weeks? Then crappy months?

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The 5,600-Mile Career Step: How a Taiwanese Developer Took an iOS Job in Europe

by Maria April 18, 2019 Talent, Talent Stories

Whenever we track down one of the high-powered, expectation-defying Jobbatical members who use our platform to extend their careers beyond

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How to Get a Job at an International Company

by Maria April 11, 2019 Job Tips, Talent

At Jobbatical, we love hosting and participating in webinars and podcasts that help people take their lives and careers abroad.

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Travel Tips for Working Abroad

by Jobbatical March 21, 2019 Job Tips, Talent

Traveling abroad for work can be very exciting. It offers you an unbelievably unique opportunity to experience the world while

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What’s it Like to Work for InterNations?

by Dea Martinjonis March 07, 2019 Job Tips, Talent

InterNations, like all good things, was born out of personal pain. Two of the three founders had experienced expat life

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(Almost) Everything You Need to Read Before Moving to Estonia

by Maria March 04, 2019 City Guides, Talent

On February 24th, the country of Estonia celebrated its 101st birthday. Never ones to let a party die down, we

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How to Deal With Homesickness When Living Abroad

by Maria February 26, 2019 Talent

For those fortunate enough to choose where in the world to make their home, living abroad is life-changing for better

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From IT to Art: How a Job Abroad Led to a Career Change

by Dea Martinjonis February 20, 2019 Talent, Talent Stories

Here’s a story that proves how studying and working abroad pays off in ways one doesn’t even dare to dream

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From a Desk Job to a Yoga Retreat in Thailand

by Dea Martinjonis October 12, 2018 Talent, Talent Stories

Every new jobbaticler story convinces me of a simple truth – what you wish for will come true. Take the

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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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Jobbatical Taught This Advertising Pro That His Skills Matter Globally

by Dea Martinjonis August 09, 2018 Talent, 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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Career Opportunities for Digital Nomads

by Jobbatical August 07, 2018 Job Tips, Talent

Today’s guest post is brought to you by Anand Srinivasan, the founder of Hubbion. Worldwide, there are over 1.2 million digital nomads

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

by Dea Martinjonis July 04, 2018 Job Tips, Talent

“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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3 Difficult Truths About Working on a Multicultural Team

by Maria July 07, 2017 Job Tips, Talent

There are some deep universal truths that make cross-cultural communication easier. Those truths are not what we’re here to talk

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5 Awkward Things About Living Abroad That Will Make You More Successful

by Maria June 30, 2017 Talent

Moving abroad and starting from scratch in a new city is a minefield of awkward situations ready to blow up

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Socialatom — building entrepreneurs without borders

by Jobbatical March 16, 2017 Hiring

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 Hiring

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

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

by Maria March 09, 2017 Talent, Talent Stories

The story of a marketer from Michigan and the quest to build a digital nation I’m chatting with Alex Wellman on

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Why trust is the most important investment in hiring

by Jobbatical March 02, 2017 Hiring

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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Yousician — love at first note

by Jobbatical February 28, 2017 Talent

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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From Latvia to California to Estonia — a Jobbatical Story for the Ages

by Jobbatical February 13, 2017 Talent, Talent Stories

This story was written by Jobbatical’s head of talent, the wonderful Alina Basina, who joined our team in Estonia for

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Hiring innovatively in a traditional industry

by Jobbatical January 25, 2017 Hiring, Hiring Advice

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

by Jobbatical November 24, 2016 Talent

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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Building software in the friendliest country on Earth

by Jobbatical November 08, 2016 Talent

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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How to Find a Software Engineering Job Abroad: A Step-by-Step Guide

by Jobbatical October 18, 2016 Job Tips, Talent

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

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

by Jobbatical October 06, 2016 Hiring

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 Talent

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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Making the world more human, one question at a time

by Jobbatical September 08, 2016 Talent

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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How one tech company is shaking up all of Southeast Asia

by Jobbatical September 06, 2016 Talent

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

by Jobbatical August 16, 2016 Talent

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 Talent

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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How a Mexican Marketer Moved to Spain for a New Job by the Sea

by Gonzalo August 09, 2016 Talent, Talent Stories

From Guadalajara to Malaga A beach in Malaga by Loni Klara Sometimes in life, you find yourself stuck in a situation that

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From Brazil to Ireland: A developer in Dublin

by Jobbatical July 21, 2016 Talent

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 Talent

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

by Jobbatical June 22, 2016 Talent

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

by Jobbatical June 09, 2016 Talent

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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Surfing, startups and sales in Bali

by Jobbatical May 26, 2016 Talent

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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How robotics brought a Ukrainian engineer to Estonia

by Jobbatical May 19, 2016 Talent

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

by Jobbatical May 12, 2016 Talent

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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Life as a Singaporean BizDev intern in Hong Kong

by Jobbatical April 28, 2016 Talent

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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A software developer’s journey from Estonia to Singapore

by Jobbatical April 21, 2016 Talent

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 Talent

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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A digital nomad’s path from Mallorca to Bali

by Jobbatical April 07, 2016 Talent

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

by Jobbatical March 31, 2016 Talent

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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Jobbatical Stories: From Germany to Malaysia

by Jobbatical March 24, 2016 Talent

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

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Jobbatical Stories: From D.C. to Barcelona

by Jobbatical March 10, 2016 Talent

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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Jobbatical Stories: From Las Vegas to Penang

by Jobbatical February 24, 2016 Talent

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 Talent

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 Talent

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 Indonesia to Hong Kong

by Jobbatical February 10, 2016 Talent

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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Jobbatical Stories: From Brazil to Italy

by Jobbatical February 03, 2016 Talent

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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Jobbatical Stories: From Pennsylvania to Malaysia

by Jobbatical January 29, 2016 Talent

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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Monday Morning at Kuala Lumpur’s Most Delicious Startup

by Jobbatical January 02, 2016 Talent

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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Monday Morning in Belfast

by Jobbatical November 23, 2015 Talent

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 Talent

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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Monday Morning in Belgrade

by Jobbatical October 12, 2015 Talent

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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Leaving San Francisco

by Jobbatical September 30, 2015 Talent

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 Talent

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 Talent

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 Talent

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 Romania

by Jobbatical August 02, 2015 Talent

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 Talent

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

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Monday Morning in Berlin

by Jobbatical June 15, 2015 Talent

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 Talent

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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