When talking to all the candidates that went before you and took jobs in Morocco, Spain and South Africa, we found the following Top Reasons why people went to work abroad.
Back to the roots or in for new experiences
Get to know your roots if you are moving to your native or your parents country. If not you will learn from a new culture. You gain cultural awareness about traditions and different ways of life in the world.
Working in an other country can make you become more flexible and builds character. The adjustments you need to make when you live in a other culture with different ways of eating, communication, socialising will challenge you to adapt.
You are used to rely on the help of your family back home. Now you need to do it yourself. Living, laundry, buying groceries and all other things one needs to do will be your responsibility. You will surprise yourself when you notice that this is something you also can do besides your daily job.
You will experience a new feeling of freedom. The world will open up to you. You will develop a global mindset and this will help you evolve to global citizen, in this little world we all live in. You will gain perspective and appreciate your life better, start new relationships and make memories that will last a lifetime.
Conquer your fears
Last but not least, one of the best outcomes will be that you will conquer your fears. You will have to deal with homesickness and learn how to handle disappointments in life with less hardship.