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Swiss billionaires

The richest people in Switzerland: How they became Swiss billionaires and m...


How did the richest people in Switzerland become Swiss billionaires and millionaires? We take a look at Switzerland's richest – and how they made their fortunes.

How to fund a travel lifestyle

Geeky Explorer: How to fund a travel lifestyle – without excuses


If you keep finding excuses for not travelling more, here are 24 bloggers who share some inspiration on how they create a travel lifestyle.

The Brainy Expat: Working abroad from home – Is it for you?

The Brainy Expat: Working abroad from home – is it for you?


The idea of working from home can be both exciting and frightening, depending on your assessment of the pros and cons. Here are 10 top jobs to work from home.

Unfold Conflicts: A cultural conflict at work

Unfold Conflicts: Dealing with cultural conflicts at work


Louise Dancet discusses how cultural differences can easily lead to conflicts at work, and how expats can avoid cultural clashes in a multicultural work environment.

Trying to be Conscious: What Switzerland taught me about work

Trying to be Conscious: What Switzerland taught me about work


Cécile got her first "real job" in Switzerland and learned a thing or two about work along the way - Swiss style.

Young, single, new job, new country?


Transferees on their first assignments abroad— especially young, single expats—often are unaware of some of the challenges they will face. Michele Bar-Pereg writes.

How to schmooze in Geneva


"How to make it in Geneva" blogger Geneve Girl reminds us of the golden rules of networking.

Paradise (Apparently): My first days in the bank

Paradise (Apparently): My first days in the bank


Flo experiences the adrenaline of joining the Swiss workforce, after full-time motherhood and a return to university. As ever, rules must be obeyed!

Women working abroad

Career makeovers for expat women


Career coach Krissy Jackson lays out seven steps for expat women towards achieving their career goals.

Tips for finding a job in Switzerland

How to find a job in Switzerland: 8 tips from a trailing spouse


Whether you're moving to Switzerland with a partner or on your own, Chantal Panozzo offers tips on looking for work in Swizterland – starting with, don't wait till you arrive!

Expat Entrepreneur: Marisa Steyn in Biel-Benken

Expat Entrepreneur: Marisa Steyn in Biel-Benken


In this new series of Expatica interviews, expat entrepreneur Marisa Steyn shares her experiences of setting up a business in Switzerland, bringing functional South African art to the country where the very best is expected.

Work abroad

Is a US brain drain on the horizon?


Havard researcher Vivek Wadhwa warns that as Eastern economies rise expatriates will return, leaving a 'brain drain' of talent in the West.

Start a business abroad

Expat business: Starting a bookshop in abroad


Expat mums Catherine and Bepke met in Switzerland and realised they shared a dream: opening a cosy bookstore in Switzerland.

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