Social media turns the world into a village. But don't assume that online communication is the same all over the world. Here are a few guidelines for expats on using social media in different cultures
A global assignment is not just a memorable experience: most expats agree that it has also made them a better, more content and more employable person.
Research shows that overseas assignments can be good for your health – but there are nonetheless three key steps expats can take to ensure a happy and healthy time abroad.
Most expats aim to learn a little of the language in their new host country – but it can present both unexpected benefits and difficulties…
A burgeoning startup scene, vibrant nightlife and deep-dish pizza? What’s not to like about Chicago, our expat destination in focus
A summary of the strengths and weaknesses of Frankfurt from the expat perspective
A happy expat is a successful expat. But what can expats & GM professionals do to increase the chances of a successful expat experience?
How the mix between skills and personality determine your expat readiness, and how you can influence that balance. A testimonial by Katia Vlachos
A summary of the strengths and weaknesses of Toronto from the expat perspective
Comparing Singapore and Hong Kong from the perspective of an expat
Are the long-running attempts to redress gender discrimination finally bearing fruit? Many challenges remain for female expats, but there are recent signs for optimism
We help expats prepare for a very different office environment during their global assignment. Are you ready to do as the Romans do?
Cross-cultural differences are often larger than expats expect – with direct consequences for their assignment. Raise your cross-cultural awareness & stay prepared
One of the hardest parts of moving overseas is leaving behind your friends. Enjoy 6 tips to stay close with your friends as an expat on the move
Finding romance in a new host country can be daunting. We share advice, experiences, and research to help single expats find their true love
A summary of the strengths and weaknesses of Moscow from the expat perspective
Kids adjust quickly, but moving halfway across the world can take its toll. Our Affiliate Martin shares his emotional story and the lessons he learned.
A summary of the strengths and weaknesses of Shanghai from the expat perspective
Seven classic movies that give different perspectives on the life of expats. Have you seen them all?
A global assignment is a big deal for grown-ups. But they also have to think about how their children will get on. Make sure you cover all your bases
An infographic highlighting some of the lesser known facts and figures about the top five expat destinations, as rated by the HSBC Expat Explorer Survey.
A summary of the strengths and weaknesses of New York City from the expat perspective
Many expats repeatedly relocate to new countries. Mariam Ottimofiore shares her challenges of serial expatriation and the type of support these expats require
Excitement, fear, loneliness, empowerment. Ride the rollercoaster of emotions that every new expat experiences and discover where to find emotional support
A summary of the strengths and weaknesses of Barcelona from the expat perspective.
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