Today’s Global Job Market

¬© Global Opportunities The international job market is just that, a market driven by economic forces of supply and demand. Why do organizations hire Westerners and nations grant work visas? For our professional skills and products. Westerners are too expensive to hire as unskilled labor, but worth paying for our technology and our products. This…

Networking into a Job in Singapore

I wanted to follow through and send you a sketch on how we actually got to Singapore, before I return to Singapore Aug. 1st. Rod is already back since, he resumed his new semester as of July 6th. I am SO glad to have email to keep in touch with him. How we got to…

Job Hunting IQ Test and Tips

How much (or how little) do you know about job hunting? Answer the following 6 questions. If you get 2 or more wrong, you probably don’t know as much as you should. 1. You answer a want ad. How many other people respond to that ad? Often, as many as 500. Sometimes less. Usually no…

Using the Internet to Find International Jobs

In this article we’ll give you some tips on navigating through the maze of online information to find job openings in your field of interest. We’ll also show you how to post your resume on the Internet so employers can find you. Employment Databases First we’ll look at employment databases. These are usually sponsored by…

Breaking Into the Global Job Market

I. The Nature of the International Job Market The international job market is just that, a market driven by economic forces of supply and demand. Why do organizations hire Westerners and nations grant work visas? For our professional skills and products. Westerners are too expensive to hire as unskilled labor, but worth paying for our…