It's hard enough to find a new job in your own town. So how do you begin your job search when you want your prospective employer to be somewhere on the other side of the globe? Take this quiz to find out if you're ready to embark on an international job search.
An overseas employer may ask you to submit a CV as the first step in your job application process. What do the letters CV stand for?
In an international job search, a CV usually takes the place of what U.S. equivalent?
In certain countries, you'll need to show proof of this critical paperwork, or your application won't even get a second look. What is it?
international baccalaureate degree
a work permit or work visa
True or false: One shortcut to finding an overseas job is to enter a country on a tourist visa, then apply for a work visa after you've found short-term employment and lived there for a while.
In which country is it considered acceptable to include your photograph on your resume or CV?
True or false: You can't get an international job if you speak only English.
True or false: Foreign language skills are the most important qualification for most overseas jobs.
According to the expatriate job site ExpatCareers.com, what percentage of jobs are unadvertised?
True or false: As an American living and working abroad, you are still required to file a federal tax return.
What is the income tax rate in the United Arab Emirates?
What country topped International Living magazine's Best Quality of Life list in 2011?
True or false: You should expect to pay a substantial fee for international job search services.
If you land a job in Denmark how many weeks paid vacation can you expect?
According to the World Economic Forum's 2011 Gender Gap Report, what country is the best for working women in terms of opportunity, education and empowerment?
True or false: The easiest way to find a job overseas is to find an international job with an American company.
How many U.S. citizens currently work and reside abroad?
fewer than 3.5 million
around 4 million
more than 6 million
How long should you expect an international job search to take?
a few weeks
at least a few months
three years or more
True or false: In order to teach English abroad, you must be fluent in the local language.
How many countries around the world consider English their primary language?
more than 40
more than 60
True or false: As long as you have a valid work visa, you don't need a passport to travel to your new job.