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The Rebuilding of Christchurch After the Devastating Earthquake has Created New Opportunities for Skilled Workers

Employment opportunities in New Zealand are on the rise again after the Christchurch earthquake in February. Although the number of new job advertisements decreased and hiring slowed down considerably in February, the Manpower Employment Outlook released in June by Manpower New Zealand shows high levels of hiring confidence and an optimistic outlook from New Zealand's employers, especially in the construction sector. So if you are planning to move to New Zealand and are looking for trade or construction-related jobs, now might ... Read more

School Holidays from round the World

Earlier this month we shared some tips for helping your kids deal with moving to a new country. In the blog post we emphasised how important it is to make your kids excited about the move before you go. So what's one of the easiest ways to get kids excited? School holidays! In this post we're going to look at the different school holidays around the world to see how they differ from country to country. USA In America, the school holiday runs ... Read more

Top 5 Expat Destinations

*The UK is no longer part of the EU and therefore while the information in the following Blog was correct at the time of writing, it would be best to gain more current information. The expat way of life can be attractive for those looking for a different work-life balance, a new job, a better standard of living or an adventurous lifestyle. Many Britons, especially the young are considering leaving the UK for one of the above-mentioned reasons, and according to a ... Read more

Moving Abroad With Kids

For adults, moving abroad can be quite a big step. You have new surroundings to get used to, new names and faces to remember, new friends to make and the small matter of adjusting to a new language. For some children the process of moving to another country can prove to be quite traumatic if not handled properly.As children are growing up, they learn their way in the world by developing social skills, making friends and becoming accustomed to their surroundings. ... Read more

6 Things You Should Know Before Moving Abroad

* the UK is no longer part of the EU and therefore while the information in the following Blog was correct at the time of writing, it would be best to gain more current information So you are thinking of emigrating or have already decided to take the plunge and move abroad? You're not alone, a recent study carried out by the research group GfK found that 1 in 4 Britons would move abroad for a better job, and to enjoy a ... Read more
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