Expat Jobs News

Latest 10 news items tagged Jobs

22 Mar at 6 PM 2019

Indian budget airline desperate to hire experienced expat pilots

An Indian budget carrier is now recruiting expat pilots as well as Indian pilots about to lose their jobs with financially troubled Jet Airways. India’s budget airline IndiGo is taking advantage of its rival’s financial difficulties by offering jobs to pilots about to lose their jobs as well as to expatriate flyers looking to live and work in India. The budget airline has been busy expanding its routes as well as its fleet of aircraft and now needs qualified and experienced pilots for its over 200 aircraft. The fleet is...
21 Mar at 6 PM 2019

Rental market in Oman crushed by expat exodus

A noticeably steady decline in the numbers of expat professionals living and working in the emirate has seen rental prices over the past year fall by between 10 and 15 per cent. Oman’s rental market has traditionally relied on expat professionals arriving to work in the emirate, but Omanization policies have seen increasing numbers of foreign experts leaving the country for friendlier climes. The exodus is also having an effect on the values of investment properties, with buy-to-let landlords cutting prices to achieve fast sales....
19 Mar at 6 PM 2019

British expats in Spain flying to join huge Brexit protest

Around 100 members of Brexit protest group Bremain in Spain are planning to fly back to the UK to join what promises to be a huge protest against Brexit. The march will take place Saturday, just a few days before the UK’s time for negotiating a soft withdrawal runs out. Estimated to draw huge numbers, the ‘Put it to the People’ protest is set to be the largest ever held in the entire history of British politics. Organised by the People’s Vote campaign, the march is intended to demand any Brexit exit be first legitimised by the...
11 Mar at 6 PM 2019

Which EU countries are being kindest to British expats

Many EU member states have now passed, or have stated their intention to do so, new laws ensuring the post –Brexit rights of UK expats. The no-deal Brexit packages of rights on offer vary state to state, with some covering the majority of needs and others sticking to the bare minimum and charging for special permits. Malta’s no-deal resident permit tops the list for generosity, as it gives those resident on the island on 29 March a full 10 year status and allows workers open access to jobs as well as permitting students to...
7 Mar at 6 PM 2019

Scots expats as well as Brits feel abandoned in Europe

It’s not just English expats who’re seeing their plans changed and their lives disordered by Brexit, as two Scottish expat couples recently found out. The dark shadow of Brexit has been causing confusion, uncertainty and concern wherever in Europe Britons are working, but for a few it’s ruining the best moments of their lives. Scots expat Kirsten Mackay is living in Austria and was planning to briefly return home for the most important day in her life – her dream wedding day on March 30th. She and her parents had planned the...
7 Mar at 6 PM 2019

Bahrain news report on deportation of all expats now refuted

Expats living and working in Bahrain can now breathe a sigh of relief as a report announcing mass deportations has now been classified as fake news. Officials from Bahrain’s Ministry of Labour and Social Development have reassured the local expat community over a report published in the online news site Arabia, calling the news an attempt to misguide readers and the general public. According to the ministry’s under-secretary, Bahrain has absolutely no intention of forcibly getting rid of its expat professionals as it considers...
6 Mar at 6 PM 2019

Gulf States focusing on cheaper local talent and Asian expats

A new Dubai initiative aimed at boosting Emiratis’ skills is likely to affect job security for expatriates. The emirate’s new strategy will attempt to boost the skill-sets of local job seekers, thus increasing their participation min the local jobs market. Unemployed locals will be given preference for jobs in the financial, technical, commercial, energy, social and tourism sectors, inevitably reducing the number of positions left available for expat talent. According to Dubai's Crown Prince, the initiative will empower local...
5 Mar at 6 PM 2019

Malta loses popularity with female expat professionals

Female expats looking to further their careers are now giving Malta a miss. As a result of a recent study shows, it seems women looking to advance their careers may well be crossing Malta off their preference list, causing the country to drop from third place to ninth in the survey’s listings. The study results are released annually on International Women’s Day, giving expat professional women looking to move countries as well as jobs a chance to choose the best location for their talents. In the 2017 survey released in 2018,...
1 Mar at 6 PM 2019

Amsterdam IamExpat fair moves to larger venue

The Amsterdam IamExpat fair is a favourite with foreigners living and working in the Netherlands as well as for new arrivals looking to find new homes and jobs in the popular city. The annual fair hosts anything and everything for established and incoming expat needs, including jobs accommodation, help desks, immigration information, mortgages, career advancement and ongoing study opportunities. This year’s mega-event is being held in Amsterdam’s Gashouder, a former massive gas storage tank converted into an edgy, multifunctional...
26 Feb at 6 PM 2019

Are US expats contributing to inequality in Latin America?

For decades, Latin America has been the favoured destination for millions of Americans looking for an enjoyable, inexpensive retirement or a hassle-free chance to start again. Encouraged by online lifestyle marketers such as International Living working hand in hand with real estate developers and investors, US citizens are looking for a ready-made expat community closed off to the realities of the country in which it’s situated. Usually, the main spur for emigration is the cost of living, with American expats able to live...