Category Archives: Expatriate Prospects

Cost of Living – Alcohol & Tobacco – July 2011

Cost of living rank of Alcohol & Tobacco cost of living indexes as at July 2011 for 300 global locations. The indexes are calculated using the prices for specific quantities of the same goods and services in each location, based … Continue reading

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Which expat are you?

The one great advantage when you exercise is not only getting fit and in shape, but also that it gives your mind time to think. My thoughts during my last session was on the different types of Expats that you get. I am not referring to nationalities or cultures but more to the country that you find yourself being an expat in which can determine the type of expat you will be. Continue reading

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The Seasoned Expat

An image of a juicy piece of sirloin comes to mind that is ever so lightly seasoned and seared lightly on the outside but still rare inside and so it should be for the seasoned expat, moving from one country … Continue reading

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Before you go on an international assignment

The opportunity to get international experience can accelerate your career, but you should do your homework thoroughly before committing. With the shift in economic strength shifting eastward, the number of people taking international assignments is growing. Continue reading

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Negotiating an Expatriate Package

Although international experience can be helpful for future promotional prospects, companies recognize that employees are cautious about going abroad for “possible future consideration”. Consequently companies usually offer employees financial and non-financial incentives to compensate for the upheaval associated with relocation abroad. Continue reading

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October 2009 International Cost of Living Ranking

This report provides you with the cost of living indexes as at October 2009 for each of our 276 global locations. The indexes are calculated using the prices for specific quantities of the same goods and services in each location, based on expatriate spending patterns across the 13 basket groups. Our calculators make use of a cost of living index customised to the Basket Groups selected, the Exchange Rate and a relative Hardship Comparison for 276 locations around the globe.
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