Working Abroad

Breaking Through Glass Borders

Harriet Lamb | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Harriet Lamb

We all know about that infamous glass ceiling. But women are also held back behind glass borders too. Eight out of ten people posted overseas are men as organisations tend to discount women as strong candidates for those international assignments that are becoming increasingly important to climbing the career ladder.

French Ski Schools Kick British Tour Guides Off the Piste

David J. Cox | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David J. Cox

I am going away to Mayrhofen in the Ziller Valley in Austria next week with a group of around 10 friends. I lived and ski guided there for a winter (and then summer) season. If this were a French resort, would I not be allowed to show my friends around? Would I have to shell out for a guide to show me around an area I already know and want to show my friends?

JobBridge: Ireland's National Internship Scheme or Scam?

Niamh Sheerin | Posted 05.05.2012 | UK Politics
Niamh Sheerin

The national internship scheme in Ireland, established in July 2011 and named JobBridge, which quickly gave rise to numerous digs such as JobBridge to...

Land Your Dream job Abroad This Winter - Without Getting Scammed

Neil Maxwell-Keys | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK Tech
Neil Maxwell-Keys

Let's face it, the internet has pretty much replaced the Situations Vacant section of the local paper, particularly when it comes to searching for careers in travel. However, scams are rife on the internet. In fact, job scams in general multiply during tough economic times like these because so many people are desperate for work.