Working Abroad - Expat Contests

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Here are the 19 entries for Working Abroad. This expat writing contest is now over and the 4 winners have been announced on the main Expat Life Themed Contest page. Look out for our next fortnightly contest, topic "Meeting Expats", coming very soon!

Bex (Rebecca Hall) Expats in Greece Working Abroad in Greece - TEFL
Amanda van Mulligen Expats in Netherlands Letting Go of the Career Ladder
Jenna Griffith Expats in United Arab Emirates The School in the Sand
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  • "So true. I just finally let go and now work doing inventory and software design. It's been an uphill battle but doing what you love is what's important." left by Michelle on Letting Go of the Career Ladder
  • "Wow. I wish it was like that here in the "land of the free, home of the brave". Ugh. I've worked in various office jobs and the culture, overall is way too uptight. No wonder Americans are miserable (stupid commute, dull tasks, stifling pay). You're considered a suspect alchy if you drink a beer during lunch for Christ's sake. From my..." left by John Thursday on What Australia did to an uptight advertising chick
  • "Soon i will be part of the group jobhunters in HK. What are the job possibilities for asians from oversea, who mainly speak english?" left by Winghang on Show Me the Money - Working in Hong Kong
  • "Hi Jenna, Yes, it really was hard. The reason being, they never taught us grammar properly at school, hence in the space of one month, you basically had to re-learn everything from scratch! It was tough, but the rewards of teaching foreign kids is great. And Sara Alexi's comments above highlight how important it is to understand culture..." left by Bex on Working Abroad in Greece - TEFL
  • "Not that many articles about abroad are so informative and fun to read as this one! Great job Janna!" left by Lolita on The Perks of Working Abroad

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