Other Ways to Work Abroad

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Escape Artist.com – Valuable travel resources and information on finding work overseas. Though this site is full of practical advise on relocating to another country, it is also a little too easy to get lost in daydreams about buying a Dutch Barge or building a home on a desert island out of shipping containers.

Transitions Abroad – A quality item full of advice and links on working, travelling and studying around the planet, and informative articles from people who know what they’re talking about. They’ve been producing their bi-monthly mag and publishing books for over 30 years in America. Transitions Abroad Magazine is published six times a year. Each issue of this full colour magazine contains feature stories, full listings of programs and information sources, websites and other ways you can live, travel, study or work overseas.

Travel Blog Advice – An excellent resource for those looking to start, or improve, a travel blog.

Links for Working Abroad

Animal Jobs Direct – Worldwide animal jobs, career advice and volunteer opportunities for those wanting to work with or volunteer to help animals. Jobs with dogs, jobs with horses, wildlife jobs, zoo jobs, animal charity jobs, veterinary jobs and more.

Anywork Anywhere  – Lists and provides information on casual and seasonal job opportunities around the World including jobs in farming, ski resorts, hospitality, activity centres, childcare and nursing.

Arca24.com – Helps job seekers to find a job in many industries in various countries.

Atlas Sliced – An interview based web show and podcast serving up advice on how to live and work abroad long term. Guests are a blend of volunteers, teachers, students, people taking gap years, bloggers, entrepreneurs, people doing odd jobs, and international education professionals.

Backdoorjobs – Though primarily concerned with selling their book, Short Term Job Adventures, there is no obligation to buy to be able to use the abundent resources on offer. These include links to camps, ranches and other outdoor organisations. Particularly suited, but not restricted, to North Americans.

Best Web Jobs – Provides gap year courses, work placements and travel opportunities abroad.

BlogStash.com – A guide to making money online, covering topics such as the best day to sell on ebay, paid surveys and affiliate marketing.

Blooming Good Jobs – Temporary, gap year and full time jobs in horticulture and agriculture in the UK and worldwide.

Bodyguard Jobs – Includes information on jobs in the bodyguard industry including salaries, job suitability and much more.

Brand Republic Jobs – Marketing, media and communications jobs, mostly in the UK but some abroad too.

Bubble – A niche online jobs board that specialises in advertising the latest digital, online marketing and ecommerce jobs from all over the UK and Europe.

Busker Central – A busker and street performer reference site and a non profit co-operative promoting busking around the globe.

Canuck Abroad – An excellent resource for Canadians travelling abroad, working or living overseas.

Careerjet.com – Careerjet jobs search web site in the USA, Canada, UK and worldwide.

The Caretaker Gazette – Published since 1983, The Caretaker Gazette list hundreds of property caretaking opportunities across the USA and worldwide each year.

Conservation Jobs – Conservation jobs including voluntary positions in wildlife, marine and nature conservation.

Craigslist – Plenty of jobs are listed here.

EasternEuropeans.co.uk – Job vacancies in the UK and a few other countries in Europe for Eastern Europeans.

Escape Artist.com – Though aimed at Americans richer and older than the average gapper or backpacker, this site never the less contains some valuable travel resources and information on finding work overseas. Their online magazine, Escape from America, is a good read to get the imagination going and may convince you that it’s possible to still be travelling and working abroad in 10 years time.

Ethical Careers Services – Promoting socially and environmentally responsible careers.

Eurochinajob – Job offers for expats in China and Europe.

Europe Language Jobs – A European job board specialising in multilingual vacancies.

FirstSiteGuide – Join up to access their free start a blog guide, video lessons and blogger toolkit.

Global Energy – Dutch recruitment organisation in the energy industry.

GoAbroad.com – A family of sites offering great resources for studying abroad, language schools, overseas internships, international volunteer positions, teaching abroad and more.

Google – Can’t say they’re my favourite organisation at the moment but Google have a reputation for being a good company to work for.

hotrecruit – A recruitment website dedicated to students, travellers and young people.

Housecarers – House sitting is an affordable way to find free accommodation and experience different cultures. Secure matching with homeowners and housesitters worldwide.

HouseSit Match – An online social network for house sitters and homeowners established online since March 2013. It’s currently operational in the UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Australia and New Zealand, and is managed from the UK.

How To Books -Publisher of many living and working abroad guides. Offers advice on a variety of different countries.

International Living Magazine – For over 20 years, International Living Magazine has been informing readers of the world’s best travel and property bargains.

The International Wanderer – A living abroad resource with country guides, visa information and an online directory of opportunities to volunteer, study, teach, intern and work abroad.

Italki.com – Earn some extra cash teaching a language online.

JobisJob – A recruitment website. This is the UK one but there are JobisJob websites for other countries too.

Jobmanji – A job search engine relevant to the UK and the US.

JobMonkey – Summer and seasonal jobs in the USA and around the world.

Jobseekers Advice.com – A free and independent source of advice for jobseekers.

JobsinGreen – Job site offering environmental, sustainable and renewable jobs in Europe for green collar professionals.

Jobs.Problogger.com – Problogger’s job page for bloggers looking for online gigs.

Job-applications.com – Find hundreds of online applications and printable job forms.

Legal Jobs Centre – An online recruitment portal featuring career tips, job alerts, and international law positions.

Location Independent Living – Advice for earning an income while on the move.

Manpower – Employment agency with vacancies worldwide.

Multilingualvacancies.com – Jobs for those with language skills.

NES Overseas – The expatriate division of the NES Group meets the management and engineering resource demands of their world-wide clients within the oil and gas, power, water and construction market sectors in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, the Americas and Europe.

OFW Forum – Online community where overseas Filipino workers around the world can meet and converse with fellow OFWs.

OverseasJobs.com – Resources for international employment and work abroad.

Peopleperhour – A marketplace for selling web development, design or SEO skills.

Philippine Recruitment Agency.com – Various job openings for Filipinos who want to work overseas posted by licensed Philippine recruiters. Jobs posted are for Nurses, Engineers, IT workers, Marketing Officers, etc in Singapore, Australia, the Middle East, and other parts of the world.

Professional Travel Bloggers Association – Aims to promote the interests of travel bloggers within the industry by supporting and fostering the needs, careers and relationships of travel bloggers. It aims to legitimize travel blogging as a business and facilitate business relationships within the industry.

Recruit.net – Job search engine relevant for a diverse mix of countries including the UK, Canada, South Africa, Singapore and Vietnam.

Remote Jobs Club – Get a free weekly email from Simon, who spends four to five hours each day finding the best remote jobs so you don’t have to.

Robert Walters – One of the world’s largest specialist professional recruitment consultancies with 53 offices spanning 24 countries. Temp and permanent vacancies in various industries including banking and finance, accountancy, secretarial and call centres.

Royal Recruitment – Overseas positions throughout Europe, Asia, Mexico and the Caribbean for EU nationals. Job Types include sales, marketing, promotions, administration, reception and more. Related to Timeshare Staff, below.

Scam Warners – An anti internet scam, anti fraud information website, including au pair and employment scams.

Season Workers.com – A long established and excellant site for finding a job abroad in advance. The team behind Season Workers are all from a travel background and committed to providing the best information for independent and working travellers available.

Shore Marine International – A UK based shipping recruitment agency specialising in shore based marine jobs, shipping jobs, commercial and technical shipping jobs.

Stopdodo – A global portal for environmental jobs and resumes.

Summer Jobs Abroad – Specialises in summer staff positions on summer sports camps, activity centres, summer childcare jobs, bars, hotels and restaurants. All jobs are overseas.

SummerJobs.com – An attractive American site featuring summer job opportunities for students and temporary workers. Good resources and a wide range of jobs on offer in America and worldwide. Part of the AboutJobs.com network of sites.

Student Job – An online job portal that specialises in providing students with work placements, internships and part time jobs throughout the UK and abroad.

TaxBack.com – Organises tax back for people of all ages and sectors who have worked in the UK, USA, Canada, Australia and other countries.

Timeshare Staff – Worldwide recruitment of sales and marketing personnel for the holiday ownership / timeshare industry. Work available throughout Europe, Asia, Mexico and the Caribbean. Related to Royal Recruitment listed above.

TipTopJob – A generic jobsite that covers over 35 industry sectors. Jobseekers can search and apply for jobs online, upload a CV and set up email alerts in over 80 countries.

Top Language Jobs – A European network of multilingual jobs websites with 1000’s of bilingual jobs available online from leading language recruitment agencies and employers in the UK and Europe.

Transitions Abroad – A quality item full of advice and links on working, travelling and studying around the planet, and informative articles from people who know what they’re talking about. They’ve been producing their bi-monthly mag and publishing books for over 30 years in America. Transitions Abroad Magazine is published six times a year. Each issue of this full colour magazine contains feature stories, full listings of programs and information sources, websites and other ways you can live, travel, study or work overseas.

Travel Blog Advice – An excellent resource for those looking to start, or improve, a travel blog.

TrustedHousesitters.com – The most user friendly of the house sitting sites, browsing through the listings of house sitting assignments around the world is so easy it is almost addictive. A membership fee is required to unlock the contact details of where you could be living next.

Verge Magazine – North America’s premier magazine for exploring opportunities to study, work and volunteer abroad.

WebWorkTravel – Connect to digital nomads nearby or simply learn more about the lifestyle. Sign up to their newsletter to obtain a 156 page destination guide for free.

The Wireless Generation – A documentary about a new generation of people who are taking their careers online in order to travel the world.

WirelessMobile-jobsboard.com – Jobs in telecoms and vacancies in wireless communications.

Work Abroad – Dutch site full of links to other sites especially for those who want to take a gap year or just work in a foreign country during the summer.

Work-and-Travel-Weltweit – A German language site with work and travel offers and information in Australia, Canada, USA and New Zealand.

WorkingCouples.com – A jobs board for couples looking to work together. Though the boards are browsable a fee is required to see contact details.

Working Nomad – Once upon a time Anthony Page’s part travelogue, part guide to travelling the world earning an income from his laptop and blog was a trend-setter. It’s rarely updated now.

Working Travel Directory – A searchable database of working travel related opportunities with something to offer the seasonal worker, gap year participant, budding sports instructor or anyone else wishing to combine travel with work, learning or volunteering.

4 International Careers & Jobs – An international employment directory selecting and reviewing worldwide top job sites and include more than 1000 reviewed career resources in 190 countries.