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Work Abroad

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Articles on Other Ways to Work Abroad

Care Work in the UK
Demanding but well paid and flexible live in jobs are available in the UK to care workers from EU and commonwealth countries.

Living Rent Free as a Property Caretaker
There are virtually no age limits when it comes to caretaking. Owners are actively seeking 'mature' or 'retired' singles and couples to look after their properties.

For cheap ways of crossing the globe's watery bits we present our guide to Hitch-hiking the Seas


Your Experiences of Working Abroad

DJing in Dubai
"Local clubs are screaming out for UK DJ's," says Ian Wood who spent three years working as a DJ in the United Arab Emirates.

Work Down Under
What would seem like routine work at home is a totally new experience when you’re in another culture. Joanna Brough got her hands on a working holiday visa and managed to earn a fair bit of money from office work in New Zealand.

The Italian Job
We award Paddy Gourlay four stars for this piece about his time as an English speaking salesman near Milan.

Rebecca Davison spent Eighteen Months in the Big Apple working for YAI, the Young Adults Institute, a not-for profit organisation providing services for people with learning disabilities.

* We've collected and listed the first hand experiences of lots more working travellers in our Blogger's Guides to Other Ways to Work Abroad. We also collate relevant articles on this Pinterest page.


More Posts on Other Ways to Work Abroad in The Working Traveller

More articles on working abroad can be found in our blog, including...

House Sitting 101 – 3 Tips to Get Started in House Sitting - House sitting is a rapidly growing trend. The concept is simple: people going on holidays need someone to look after their home and often their pets as well. In return for you taking on those tasks, they’re willing to let you stay in their home and look after it while they’re away.
House Sitting 101 Part 2 – Become a House Sitter - Rachel Martin runs Trusted Housesitters alongside her partner Andy. Running a house sitting website gives her a bird’s eye view of the world of house sitting as well as insights into what works and what doesn’t when applying for a housesit. Here’s a few of her top tips.
7 Blogs and Websites by House and Pet Sitters - Want to house sit but don’t know where to start, what it is like and how to get one? That’s not a problem. Perhaps stemming perhaps from having little to do but give Tiddles his dinner combined with comfortable surrounds conducive to writing, house sitters are among the more vocal group of working travellers.
Working Abroad as a Linguist - Are you fluent in another language besides English? Or would you be willing to become fluent in one? Then, according to Carla C. Avenia Koency you have almost all you need to start carving out a career as a location independent freelance translator.
Working Abroad as a Driving Instructor - Being a driving instructor is one of the few careers with very easily transferable skills. In fact, driving instructors from the UK are in a great position to work abroad as the testing and examinations required to work here are much more stringent and robust than in many other countries.


Current Vacancies in JAB

See the Office Jobs and Other Work categories in the Jobs Abroad Bulletin.


The OJC Directory

Other Work Links - There are many other ways to finance a stay away from home, from skilled trades like accountancy to subjecting your body to clinical medical studies. More relevant links can be found in our Sea & Sky and Nursing & Care Work pages.


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