expat network
working abroad

5 Reasons Why Working Abroad Is The Ultimate CV Booster

Many people consider working abroad but can be put off by the risk that it will be seen as an indulgent move and interruption to their career.  The reality is that there are many benefits to working abroad and StandOut CV set out five reasons why working overseas can be good for your career. Written...

Adapting your CV

Want To Work Abroad – 5 Top Tips For Adapting Your CV

Are you seeking a new adventure, looking to travel or live abroad, but still need to be active in the job market? Gaining a career abroad could make your dream of living in another country a reality. Written exclusively for Expat Network by Andrew Fennell, the founder of StandOut CV However, if you want...


CV Turnoffs: Four Things That Are Harming Your Interview Chances

Seasoned recruiters will tell you that experienced professionals often make similar mistakes on their CV that the recent university graduates make. Even though you may be perfectly qualified for a position, a lack of focus on your CV may be just as harmful as inexperience. This article was written exclusively for Expat Network by Lee...

How Do I Land A Job In The Middle East?

I am looking for a job in the Middle East, ideally the UAE, and wondered if you might have some tips about how to go about this? I have experience in the finance, medical and engineering sectors. Rebecca Steele, from expat financial advisers AES International, based in Dubai, answered this. “Having been a job seeker...

CV for a job overseas

How To Write A CV For A Job Overseas

You probably have a good idea of what’s expected on a CV in your own country, but when applying for international jobs there are a few additional points to bear in mind.   Here is how to write a CV for a job overseas. By CV Knowhow Senior CV Consultant – Jen David The most important...

what recruiters look for

What Recruiters Look For

While there is no sure-fire way to land the job of your dreams, there are steps you can take to ensure you stand out from the crowd and give yourself the best chance possible.