Being assigned overseas is no longer a career choice for a single breadwinner, but involves compromises between couples or within families.
The rise of professional couples has added to the complexity of ensuring overseas assignments are a success for both employer and employee.
The pilot, Jessie Maude Miller (right), became the first woman to fly between Australia and England, before moving the US.
Thousands of Australian women took flight to the US in the early 20th century, escaping sexism at home for success overseas. They included architects, artists, dentists and an economist who advised JFK.
Britons living in France are obsessed with how well integrated they are.
What was that word again?
Language attrition can happen to people who live in a foreign context – and it can be embarrassing.
It may opens doors but follows wherever you go.
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Congress changed the tax system to benefit companies with overseas operations but failed to help Americans actually living abroad, who still face punitive taxation.
In Indonesia, severe public penalties are inflicted upon people found to be in same-sex relationships.
LGBTI employees relocating for a foreign assignment are likely to experience additional hardships compared to the typical expatriate.
Intercultural relations between manager can be a difficult art.
French managers often envision relations with their international partners in distinct – and not always ideal – ways. A specialist in cross-cultural relations looks at what can be done.
A good life on the Costa del Sol.
Spiralling living costs on a diminshed pension has come with uncertainty about the future.
Living like a Parisian.
Why a Ghanaian cardiac surgeon in London is seen as a migrant, while an American banker is considered an expat.
“There must be some Americans around here somewhere.”
If more Democrats living abroad had voted in 2000, Al Gore might have become president.
The sun never sets on the British electorate.
The millions of Britons living abroad have a lot to gain or lose from this election. But will they bother to vote?
Research shows getting an overseas assignment is another glass ceiling for working women to break.
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Women are no less interested than men in international work assignments, but fewer get the opportunity.