Whatever the reason and however long you plan to stay, moving overseas is not just about deciding what to take with you. Your entire life is about to change and the more prepared you are, the better the relocation will go. Working Abroad covers everything that employees and their families might need to know about expatriate employment and the associated issues of living in a new country. It provides a full reference source to help assess the pros and cons of overseas employment, including job markets, taxation, international education, relocation and medical issues. The 30th edition has been fully updated to include the latest information on managing personal finances across different countries, preparing the family for the change in environment and managing any cross-border move. It also contains in-depth profiles of numerous countries, spanning the European Union, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australasia, providing insights into living and working conditions. A comprehensive directory of useful contacts is also included.