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Help Wanted: Find me a job overseas!
by Staff
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?

  • citizenship visa
  • curriculum vitae
  • currency valuation

In an international job search, a CV usually takes the place of what U.S. equivalent?

  • resume
  • cover letter
  • job application

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?

  • immunization records
  • 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.

  • true
  • false

In which country is it considered acceptable to include your photograph on your resume or CV?

  • France
  • New Zealand
  • United States

True or false: You can't get an international job if you speak only English.

  • true
  • false

True or false: Foreign language skills are the most important qualification for most overseas jobs.

  • true
  • false

According to the expatriate job site ExpatCareers.com, what percentage of jobs are unadvertised?

  • 20 percent
  • 50 percent
  • 75 percent

True or false: As an American living and working abroad, you are still required to file a federal tax return.

  • true
  • false

What is the income tax rate in the United Arab Emirates?

  • 0 percent
  • 14 percent
  • 28 percent

What country topped International Living magazine's Best Quality of Life list in 2011?

  • France
  • New Zealand
  • United States

True or false: You should expect to pay a substantial fee for international job search services.

  • true
  • false

If you land a job in Denmark how many weeks paid vacation can you expect?

  • 3 weeks
  • 5 weeks
  • 6 weeks

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?

  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • United States

True or false: The easiest way to find a job overseas is to find an international job with an American company.

  • true
  • false

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.

  • true
  • false

How many countries around the world consider English their primary language?

  • 25
  • 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.

  • true
  • false