The best overseas career destinations
In some places, instead of unemployment, work and career flourish, according to a survey by HSBC Expat Explorer, which published the corresponding ranking for 2017. In the survey, 27,000 immigrants from 190 countries were asked about how easy it was for them to live, find work and grow a family in their places. The results were ranked based on career, evolution, balance in life, work privileges and other factors and results, according to businessinsider.com.
- Bahrain (average annual revenue for executives: € 92.208)
65% of the expatriate workers who took part in the survey said they receive annual travel allowance back home, from work. In the Middle East, about 91% of migrants report privileges as part of the contract, compared to 67% worldwide .
- United Kingdom (average annual management fee: EUR 77,895)
This is the first time the United Kingdom is on this list, although the survey was done before Brexit’s vote, which means things may have changed since then. According to HSBC, however, immigrants in Britain are among those most likely to acquire new skills in their home country (64%) and progress in their careers (62%).
- Hong Kong (average annual executive income: 158,880 euro)
Hong Kong is the ideal place for those who want to expand their career, but not for those looking for better quality of life, according to HSBC. 68% of the respondents replied that it is a good place for a career, but 50% said there was an imbalance between personal and work at a worse level than before. You can also look for a job at the neighboring countries next to it. You can be a manager at a luxury hotel Jakarta has in a variety and start living your dream in Indonesia.
- Austria (average annual executive income: 79.674 euro)
Like the UK, Austria is the first time in the top 10 this year. Austria has good rates in terms of work-life balance, with 71% of respondents agreeing. As far as the working culture is concerned, 62% said they had an improvement in relation to work in their home country.
- Singapore (average annual executive income: € 129,516)
Similarly to Hong Kong, Singapore is an ideal place for someone to progress in their career and career, but not the best choice for a balance between personal and professional life. In particular, 62% of expatriate executives report career advancement, but 30% speak of a decline in living standards. 53% say, however, more satisfaction with his work.
- Norway (average annual management income: € 91,070)
Norway is a new entry to top 10, and from all the countries examined, Norway experienced the greatest improvement in the balance of personal and working life. Specifically, 87% are satisfied, while 69% declare a better working culture in relation to their own country.
- United Arab Emirates (average annual executive income: € 105,394)
56% of respondents receive a living allowance in the United Arab Emirates, according to HSBC, while 75% have health benefits, meaning expatriate executives have no complaints, at least in key areas of life.
- Sweden (average annual executive income: 79,220 euros)
71% of those who have migrated to Sweden for work indicate that the work culture is definitely improving in relation to their place of origin. As an HSBC executive says on the research, Europe hosts some of the best destinations for a successful career. Six European countries have managed to enter the top 10 and are now recognized for their strong working culture, a good work-life balance and relatively good job security.
- Germany (average annual management income: € 91,263)
Germany is the best destination for those who have priority in gaining experience and skills, and work there is accompanied by security and progress, with 70% finding better working conditions there than home.
- Switzerland (average annual executive income: € 175,883)
According to the survey, for the second year in a row, Switzerland is leading the list of suitable career destinations. This country combines the best work-life balance with excellent work culture. In addition, the average income of a staff member is almost twice as high as the world average.