Moving overseas is a once in a lifetime opportunity and something that takes a lot of planning, organizing, patience and determination. But not to worry. If you're thinking of moving to another country, your planning starts right here.
Where to Start?
Whether you know where you want to move to or are just contemplating possibilities, find out how to conduct a thorough search right from your home computer.
- Where Should I Go? Research Your Move
- Moving to a More Exotic Locale
- More Online Research Tips
International Employment - Finding a Job Overseas
International job searching is not for the faint of heart. There are many ways to go about it, including international recruiters, company transfers, and job boards. Find out where to start and what to do once you find that perfect position.
Moving Your Family Overseas
Moving overseas may mean moving a family, too. While this adds another layer of complication, remember that you're providing your family with a great learning opportunity. Find out how to make a smoother transition for all your family members, including the four-legged kind!
Tips on Packing and Relocating
Now that you know where you're moving to, it's time to get to the practical matters of how to move your stuff, what to take with you and packing tips for making sure everything arrives safely.
Practical Matters - Healthcare, Banking, and Electronic Devices
Moving to another country means moving into a new environment where the everyday practical matters, things that we often take for granted in our home country, become a little more complicated.
Use these guides to sort through some of the questions and issues that may arise as you prepare for your international move.
- Overseas Banking and Money Matters
- International Health Care
- Using Electronic Devices
How to Prepare for a Change in Culture
Moving to another country often means adapting to a new culture and a new way of life. While most of us have experienced culture shock at one time or another, it is not something to take lightly. Find out what culture shock is - its signs and symptoms - and what you can do to prepare for the change before you leave your home country.