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Posted April 23, 2015 by

Exploring pay gaps between jobs abroad and at home – Is moving to another country really worth it?

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Dollar and euro banknotes background. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Moving to a new country can be an exciting prospect; with the lure of benefits packages, lower living costs and potentially higher wages all conspiring to provide a potentially much higher quality of life.

Before taking the plunge it’s essential to do your research. Salaries can be higher in other countries than at home, but there are other factors to take into consideration and there is certainly no fixed rule. Variables such as the country you plan to move to, your chosen sector, your own qualifications and experience, and even – depending on the country – your gender; these are all things which will play a part in how much you can expect to earn. Qualifications given in the UK may not be recognised in another country, and this is particularly true with professions like teaching.

In addition to the wages themselves other factors will determine whether at the end of the day you actually end up with more in your pocket than you did back home. Tax will be a big part of this and it’s important to do research around this; know the UK rules on tax if and when you return to home soil, as well as those for your destination of choice. (more…)

Posted August 15, 2014 by

Embark on a New Life: Top 3 Cities for College Grads

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Young man indoors holding card boxes. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Recent college grads can expect a slightly better job outlook than those who graduated in 2013, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers Job Outlook Spring Update Survey. The survey revealed that employers plan to hire 8.6 percent more 2014 graduates than they hired from last year’s 2013 class. Unfortunately, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you’ll have a much easier time nabbing that perfect job—increase the odds just by living in the city that is right for you. (more…)

Posted May 02, 2014 by

Want an Entry Level Job? Top 10 Cities Where You May Have the Best Chance to Find One

If you are a college graduate looking for an entry level job, check out this post, featuring an infographic, of the top 10 cities where you may have the best chance to find one.

Yes, the situation is that dire – we go where the jobs are. If relocation is an option after college, Apartment Guide and Indeed has a helpful roundup of the top cities for entry-level job openings as well as the jobs and salaries,…

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Posted January 10, 2014 by

4 Cities in 4 U.S. Regions Perfect to Start a Startup

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Green startup road sign with arrow pointing up. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Why find a job when you can make your own?

That’s the mantra for 20-somethings looking to make their way as entrepreneurs – and start a company rather than join one.

But where should you go once you leave your college town or your parents’ house? Here are some of the best places around the country to get started on your startup. (more…)

Posted December 31, 2013 by

Entry Level Job Search Tips for Generation Y

For entry level job seekers a part of Generation Y, the following post has tips to help make their job search(es) a success.

How to Start Your Grown Up Job Search. Image Credit: College Student at Desk image from Bigstock. Okay Generation Y, it’s time to listen up! If you’re about to graduate, and as part of Generation Y, you probably have a lot on…

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Posted December 23, 2013 by

Looking for an Entry Level Job in the Tech Industry? What to Know for Your Job Search

If you are looking for an entry level job in the tech industry, the following post includes an infographic with information to help you with your job search.

The tech industry is a hot market for professionals across the globe. Whether you’ve been pursuing a career in the tech sector for a number of years or you’re just now considering it, the future of tech is looking pretty promising. Case in point: From 2010 to 2020, computer-related occupations are expected to grow 22 percent, compared to the

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Posted August 05, 2013 by

Grads, Seeking Entry Level Jobs? Best Cities to Find Them

If you’re among the many recent college graduates searching for entry level jobs, the following post has the best cities to help you find them.

Austin tops our list as the best place to move for entry-level jobs, where Pearson Education, Electronic Arts, and Yahoo! have promising career starts. Not surprisingly, Silicon Valley outside of San Jose on the West Coast is the…

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Posted May 23, 2013 by

10 Best Cities for New Graduates

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College students at graduation. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Have you recently graduated or will soon graduate, and are looking for places to find an entry level job, an affordable lifestyle, and an active social scene?  The following post lists the 10 best cities for new grads, according to Kiplinger. (more…)

Posted May 07, 2013 by

10 Happiest Cities Where You May Find Recent College Graduate Jobs

If you are in the hunt for recent college graduate jobs, check out the 10 cities where you can find them and be most happy, according to the following post.

New research by Career Bliss identifies the happiest places to live and work for entry-level workers.

Many recent college grads assume they should launch their careers where their family and friends are. But given the high unemployment rate, which cities offer the best opportunities? Where would young workers be happiest? CareerBliss, an employment site, studied this question by analyzing survey data from more than 4,000 entry-level workers throughout the country and came up with the 10 best cities.

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10 Happiest Cities For Entry-Level Workers – Careers … – AOL Jobs

Posted May 03, 2013 by

Top 10 Cities for Job Seeking College Grads

Phoenix, Arizona skylineEver heard the expression, “go where the money is?” Well, for college graduates who are searching for entry-level jobs, it definitely pays to go to the metro area with the largest number of entry-level job openings. The top 10 metros with the most year-over-year growth for entry-level jobs for college grads are: (more…)