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Comparing British and German management styles

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Which business approach works best? The easygoing, humorous and risk-taking British style, or industrious, structured and cautious German style. Marius Benson puts this question to psychologist Bruce Kirkcaldy.

How to fund a travel lifestyle

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

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

Work abroad

Why leave your current job for an overseas opportunity?

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Should you leave the comfort of your home country to pursue an international career? Here are four ways how working abroad can boost your career.

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

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

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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

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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.

Young, single, new job, new country?

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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 find a job in Germany: Tips from an expat

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Finding a job as a foreigner in Germany requires a lot of persistence and determination. Emily Rasch writes from experience.

Women working abroad

Career makeovers for expat women

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

Expat Entrepreneur: Georg Behrendt

Expat Entrepreneur: Georg Behrendt

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In this new series of Expatica interviews, expat entrepreneurs in Germany share their experiences of setting up and running their businesses in Germany.

Work abroad

Is a US brain drain on the horizon?

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

Auslaenderin in Berlin: Office etiquette

Auslaenderin in Berlin: Office etiquette

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Expatica presents the first in an occasional series ruminating about life as a American transplant in Berlin.

My Expat Job: Freelance journalist

My Expat Job: Freelance journalist

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In the third part of our new series My Expat Job, we look at what it's like to be a freelance journalist in Germany - and find out the advantages and disadvantages.

Expat women frustrated by sexism in Germany

Expat women frustrated by sexism in Germany

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With Angela Merkel settling in as the first woman to run Germany, Expatica asks female expatriates about their experiences.



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