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Dec 7, 2009
Benefits of Working Abroad
- Carmela Bignotia Email this article

For fresh college graduates in Canada who does not want to explore the corporate world yet, working abroad is an attractive endeavor. There are opportunities to work in many countries like Australia that offers Working Holidaymaker Program to foreigners.

The concept of travel has indeed changed. Unlike in the earlier years, when travel is viewed solely as a leisure activity, travel is now associated with work and pursuing greater opportunities. Aside from the possible monetary gains, working abroad brings many benefits. Some of them are the following:

Earn and Save Money

Traveling is expensive. However, finding time to work will keep you from draining your bank account. In working, you will be able to provide for your needs while overseas and even save money. This will assure that you will not return home with an empty pocket.

Acquire New Skills

A fatter bank account is not the only thing you may gain while working abroad. It will also be a great opportunity to learn new skills. Different countries offer different jobs of all sorts, from teaching English to picking strawberries. You may find yourself trying out your luck in odd jobs and in the process learn new things.

Be Independent

Away from your families and friends, you will have no one to depend on but yourself. Being able to live and survive overseas is an achievement that will hone your independence. It is wise to expect the problems and trials you will experience along the way as you struggle in a foreign land. Look at it in a positive light, as it will make you stronger, wiser, and generally a better person.

Broaden your Horizon

Travel will expose you to a different culture, different language, and different people. In short a totally new way of living.

Improve your resume

Working abroad will give you an edge over other applicants. In this age of globalization, employers prefer applicants that have overseas working experience.


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