“Living abroad involves experiencing new cultures,
making new acquaintances, and coming to a deeper insight about life and the world in which we live. Personally I will never regret our years in foreign countries even if it means living far away from our family and friends.”
Whether for the career opportunities, the chance to experience a new culture, or a combination of the two, living and working in a foreign country can be a rewarding experience for the expatriate family. But for the unwary and unprepared, it can be an unpleasant experience, as it strains relationships and tests the tolerance of the new foreigner.
Living and Working Abroad- A Practical Guide will give anyone contemplating a move to another country a head start in avoiding and absorbing the effects of culture shock in their new home. From finding accomodation to operating effectively in the workplace, Monica Rabe identifies the problems commonly encountered by the expatriate and offers ways of overcoming and avoiding them.
MONICA RABE has extensive international experience from living and working in Europe, North America and Southeast Asia. She currently runs MRC Consulting,