New Zealand resident visa stamp. Photo © Shujenchang (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons.

New Zealand Work Visas

Moving across an ocean can be complicated, to say the least. But the great thing about immigrating to New Zealand is that if you meet their requirements, Immigration New Zealand would rather bring you in than keep you out. But what type of visa do you need? Author Michelle Waitzman explains what each type of visa is for along with their pros and cons.

A worn Thai work permit rests on a map.

Work Permits in Thailand

If you are going to be doing anything in Thailand that produces income, the law requires that you have a work permit. Having a work permit not only entitles you to work legally in Thailand, it’s also an essential document if you want to open a bank account, get a nonprepaid mobile phone, get a driver’s license, and many other small necessities.

View of the Perth city skyline with a park in the foreground.

Australian Work Culture

What you wear, how you act toward others, the hours you keep, and the way you approach your work are important in every respect for finding and keeping a good job. Learn more about Aussie work culture.

Fishing at Jade Belt Bridge, Summer Palace, Beijing.

Expats Abroad: Emerging Opportunities

An estimated 232 million people live outside their country of origin. Author Julie Doherty Meade examines expat communities in China and India in the first part of her “Expats Abroad” series.

Mexico City skyline.

Expats Abroad: World Shuffle

In the increasingly global job market, expatriate communities are not only growing, they’re diversifying. Moon author Julie Doherty Meade introduces a three-part series on expats around the world.