What Expats Say: The Benefits of Life Abroad

 

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What Expats Say: The Benefits of Life Abroad

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[ID:0091]The following three articles are comprised of quotes from experienced expats. Read on and get tips directly from the experts!


An international job provides variety and job satisfaction that you don’t get in a large corporation at home, according to an accountant who volunteered for CUSO-VSO in Zimbabwe:

In a big organization, an accountant is usually stuck in one department, but here I’m dealing with the whole works. There is a lot of satisfaction in teaching accounting skills here because the people take so much interest in learning.


Unexpected and unique experiences make your stay abroad worthwhile, says one NGO volunteer...

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