CAREERS BLOG: Going global with GoinGlobal!

UoY Careers Imagine the possibilities LARGE dark green Careers blog written by Hilary Neary, Information Assistant, Careers

If our recent Global opportunities fair left you wanting more info about working outside of the UK, you’ll be interested in the great resource that is GoinGlobal.

Careers has subscribed to a new job search tool that can help you research country information and jobs across the globe. GoinGlobal provides detailed country specific employment information for more than 40 locations. As well as job listings, there is also information on cultural business and job hunting trends, cultural CV writing tips and visa information specific to each of the 40 plus countries covered. Each country guide is created by a team of in-country researchers who have all lived and worked outside their home country. Their aim is to provide a toolkit for global career seekers to make an informed decision.

What are the best bits?

  • Job search toolthe website has a job search tool that lets you search by country, industry and type of role.  Job search results can be viewed in various different languages. GoinGlobal states there are more than 16 million openings on their database. It also has links to a multitude of country specific job search resources from online job sites to staffing agencies, careers fairs, freelance resources and newspapers that publish job adverts. The job search resources in each country guide list not only the most popular job search websites but also provide information on internship programmes, temporary and freelance work plus national and local careers fairs and events.

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Goinglobal – new resource for York students

200x179_gumbi If you’re considering working outside the UK, Goinglobal is a valuable resource now available to York students.

Its extensive information includes 41 country guides with:

  • job search resources
  • industry and employment trends
  • top company listings’work permits and visas
  • cultural advice
  • application and interview advice
  • and much more.

Goinglobal also has a key employer directory with 400,000+ country-specific company profiles; USA and Canada city guides (with China cities coming soon); and worldwide job and internship vacancies.

To access this resource, York students need to visit our International work page and click on the Goinglobal link in the right hand column. You’ll then be prompted to input your University username and password for full access.