If you study or specialize in a foreign language, an obvious benefit of working abroad is immersion into your target language.
You could test out the experience of working abroad by taking a working holiday - see our article: 10 Paycations: how to make money on holiday - but you’ll never know the benefits unless you take the leap of faith and try to work abroad - go for it!
The most common job pursued abroad is teaching English.
Those who speak English as a native language find that their skills and expertise are in high demand in a range of (often well paying) locations.
These jobs are typically short-term (one year or less) and can be taken in both major cities and rural areas.
Other popular options include business consultancy, food service, tourism companies and property.
Many people choose to work for a company from their home country that allows for short term trips abroad to complete work.For an English-speaking native, without a doubt, the easiest job to find abroad is a teaching gig.If you travel to countries where your physical appearances stray from the 'norm' of the locals, you also may walk down the street and find yourself approached by multiple people offering you modelling jobs.These are quite easy to come by, especially if you do it once (the opportunities just keep on coming! The biggest challenge that individuals face when finding work abroad is working for a company that will sponsor a proper work visa for their employment.Many companies try to sneak around this in order to avoid the high fees the government will tax for employing foreigners.They may ask you to use a third party agency to sponsor a visa or ask you to work on tourist/other type of visa.