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Tips For Assisting Expat Employees During COVID-19 Outbreak

Four Tips For Assisting Expat Employees During the COVID-19 Pandemic

With the current global crisis, leaders and managers are moving to virtual management. In an effort to curb the outbreak, international companies and small companies are learning to manage from a distance. For some, managing employees who are not in the same physical space can be an entirely new experience. But, digital nomads, global citizens, and expats are usually globally connected to their managers as they work remotely. Here are four tips for assisting expat employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

Telehealth for Expatriates

Telehealth for Expatriates is Vital When Living Abroad

Telehealth is a Great Service for Expatriates Living Abroad

When global citizens and expatriates living abroad fall ill, they often have to book an appointment at a doctor’s office. Everyone wants to get better fast. However, there are times when a visit to a doctor’s office is challenging to manage. Especially for minor medical problems or for general advice and support. While we are not medical professionals, we will use our global health insurance expertise to explain how Telehealth works for global nomads and expatriates. Learn about the many reasons why expatriates should be covered by a global health plan that offers Telehealth, especially in light of recent events. Read more

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5 Best Countries to Teach English in Asia for Expats

Here are five best countries for expats to teach English in Asia

It is true that there is an increasing demand for native English speaking teachers in Asia. There are countries you can teach English with and without a degree. But we advise getting certified as it will increase your chances of landing the job. The basic qualifications to teach English in Asia is to be a Native English Speaker. You must also have a four-year degree in any major and pass a criminal record check. The cut off age is 60 years old. To ensure you land the job, it’s best to hold certifications like TEFL, TESOL or CELTA. Ultimately, schools prefer to hire someone who has the proof that they can teach English to those who do not speak English as their first language. If you can get a classroom experience, then you have a higher chance of getting the job. The best part is you can even get these courses online but aim for a 12-150-hour course.

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5 Mental Health Tips for Expats Abroad

Here are five mental health tips for expats abroad

Traveling abroad can be stressful for many people, especially for expats who have to move their entire home to a new country. They have to sort of their finances, accommodation, health insurance, and leave their comfort behind. It means leaving their group of friends, favorite coffee shops, and, most importantly, home.  You may feel the excitement, anxiety, and exhaustion planning and executing your move. Then, adjusting to your new country, its culture and language can be distressing as well. If we don’t take care of our mental health, we’re bound to hit a depression. It is important to check in with yourself as you hit all the important milestones of becoming an expat. In this article, we will explore five mental health tips for expats overseas.

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5 Tips on Coping with Medical Emergency While Living Abroad

Learn How To Cope With Medical Emergencies while Living Abroad

Residing overseas, whether to work, study, volunteer, travel, or retire, can be a rewarding and life-changing experience. What if expatriates become ill and require medical emergency assistance? Expatriates usually spend a significant period abroad, and they may be more exposed to health risks and medical emergencies than short-term visitors. In this article, we will discuss five tips for expats on coping with a medical emergency while living abroad as an expatriate or global nomad.

 

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Key Insights on Keeping Your Mobile Workforce Safe

Learn about the Key Insights on Keeping Your Mobile Workforce Safe

The world is moving towards a mobile workforce with lots of expatriate assignments and short term business travel. With globalization, there is plenty of growth opportunities, and organizations can extend their services to international shores. Hence, business travel is expected to grow substantially. More employees can travel and conduct business abroad as it gives them a chance to spice up their routine. But there are risks involved, and employers and employees must equip themselves with information and training to mitigate potential threats overseas. In this article, we discuss three key insights on keeping your mobile workforce safe while working abroad.

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5 Ways Traveling Makes You A Better Entrepreneur

Here’s How Traveling Can Make You A Better Entrepreneur

Ever wondered how traveling makes you a better entrepreneur? Early mornings, late nights, and many cups of coffee in between, there seems to be no time for an adventure. Entrepreneurs are always hustling to reach their goals. As an innovator, you have to show up to work every day no matter how you’re feeling. The sense of freedom that comes from doing what you love is what makes you enjoy the daily grind. But racking up unused paid time should not be glorified. Burying your head in work all the time will only harm productivity-not just yours but also your teams’. Most successful entrepreneurs have one thing in common-they travel.

Traveling increases productivity and boosts your confidence. Even taking a short journey will give you new perspectives for personal growth and business. Here’s how traveling can make you a better entrepreneur.

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Wuhan Coronavirus

Top 5 things expats should know about the COVID-19 Coronavirus

What Should Expats Know About The COVID-19 Coronavirus?

The recent outbreak of the Wuhan coronavirus has raised concerns amongst the local and expatriate population in China, and globally. It is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation, and reports are pouring in. Here are the top 5 things expatriates and global citizens should know about the emerging virus and the resulting public health threat. It includes a short description, how to recognize it, how to keep yourself healthy, treatment, and much more. The World Health Organization has provided a new official name for the illness caused by the new coronavirus: COVID-19 Read more

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8 Tips to Help You Become a Digital Nomad in South America

8 Tips to Help You Become a Digital Nomad in South America

South America is home to many beautiful countries such as Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and Peru, to name a few. In our previous blog, we explored why South America is a significant attraction to digital nomads. Here, we give you tips that will help you become a digital nomad in South America.

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Bangkok city is one of the top six south asian destinations for global nomads

6 Top South Asian Destinations for Global Nomads

Ultimate South Asian Destinations for Global Nomads

The perfect combination of budget-friendly and low-cost living in South Asia is the go-to destination for global citizens. If you’re tech-savvy and ready for a change of backdrop, get ready to thrive in these land of opportunities. With affordable travel options from budget airlines like Malindo and Air Asia, these countries are short-term vacation hubs.  The friendly communities, stunning beaches, jaw-dropping landscapes, pleasant weather and fast internet is why this region is a sought after destination for global nomads. It wasn’t easy but we have narrowed down our favorites.

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