Culture & Languages

Best countries to relocate to in 2017

Best countries to relocate to in 2017
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, July 3, 2017

There are many different reasons why people choose to relocate permanently, from job prospects and education to just overall quality of life; but which countries are really the best to relocate to? The United Nation’s annual Human Development Report, which looks at nearly 200 countries and many different categories including financial wealth, gender equality, life expectancy and education, currently ranks Norway as the best country in the world to live in. 

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The Effect of Brexit on Refugee Relocation

The Effect of Brexit on Refugee Relocation
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, October 31, 2016

With Theresa May confirming that Article 50 will be triggered by the end of March 2017, Brexit is very much a reality. While it will have obvious repercussions on those who currently live and work in the UK, there are other groups who will also be severely affected.  Among these groups are the Syrian refugees who continue to arrive in Europe after fleeing their war-torn country. 

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Relocating to New York

Relocating to New York
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, February 18, 2016

Relocating to New York can be both incredibly exciting and incredibly daunting. It’s got a reputation as a tough place to live, being the city that never sleeps filled with hundreds of people who work hard and play hard too. There are many good reasons why you should think twice before committing to relocating here, but if you like a challenge and enjoy fast-pace and unparalleled vibrancy, then relocation to New York could be one of the best decisions you ever make.

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Expat New Years Around the World

Expat New Years Around the World
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, January 1, 2016

Expat New Years celebrations around the world can be extremely varied from country to country and continent-to-continent. Whether celebrated with family or with friends, each country has some remarkable traditions and can hold some truly amazing displays of fireworks that look to celebrate some of the most iconic landscapes around the world.

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Hong Kong Expats: Expat Kids

Hong Kong Expats: Expat Kids
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, November 30, 2015

Growing up an expat kid can sometimes be difficult; a blend of cultures, particularly if assignments move from country to country, can alter a sense of belonging and identity. Yet, there are so many fantastic opportunities that come from being an expat kid, especially in bustling centers of economic and social growth such as Hong Kong.

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Foreign Language in the Workplace

Foreign Language in the Workplace
Imy Clarke - On behalf of Alchemy Recruitment, June 30, 2015

The 21st century is defined by being a globalised economy. As a result the ability to speak a second language, or even a third or fourth, is a major business asset. The ability to communicate with other employees or companies based in another country makes you a valuable candidate to any potential employer.

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