INTERNATIONAL CAREER

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INTERNATIONAL CAREER by Mind Map: INTERNATIONAL CAREER

1. Advantages

1.1. Lifetime experience

1.1.1. Change in working environment

1.1.2. New culture

1.1.3. New lifestyle

1.2. Career advancement

1.3. Expanding social networks

1.4. Financial benefits

1.5. Personal enrichment and skills development

2. Challenges

2.1. Family factors

2.1.1. Partner's career

2.1.1.1. Partner having to give up their career to move abroad with you

2.1.2. Partner's adjustment

2.1.2.1. Completely new environment (both work and social networks)

2.1.2.1.1. Distressed

2.1.2.1.2. Depressions

2.1.2.1.3. Unmotivated

2.1.3. Children lives

2.1.3.1. Third culture kids

2.1.4. Women expatriates

2.1.4.1. Accompanying spouses are male

2.1.4.1.1. Powerless as not being able to contribute to household income

2.1.4.1.2. Uncomfortable or disinterested in their new lives

2.1.4.1.3. Reexamine their identity

2.2. Individual factors

2.2.1. Away from family

2.2.1.1. Lack of care for children and elderly

2.2.2. Cultural adjustment

2.2.2.1. Culture shock

2.2.3. Repatriation

2.2.3.1. Reverse culture shock

2.2.3.2. Problems when returning home

2.2.3.2.1. Career changes

2.2.3.2.2. Compensation and status changes

2.2.3.2.3. Loss of other factors and perks

3. Is it worth it?