Are you thinking about finding a job abroad?
If you want a different experience, choose America.
Maybe it sounds a little bit scary to drop everything and go to look for a job in such an huge country, but with these tips to help you start your search you will feel less disorientated.
First of all, you have to consider that bureaucracy in USA is very time-consuming and strict and that your paperwork in order to be allowed to work in the country will take a long time to completeand will be demanding, but this can be overcome if you are well-informed.
Owning a Visa, a document which entitles the holder to travel to the United States and apply for admission, is compulsory if you need to enter this country, even if you are travelling.
There are two kinds of Visas: the non-immigrant, required for anyone who is seeking temporary admission into the United States, and the immigrant which is required for anyone seeking to take up indefinite or permanent residence in the USA.
If you want to apply, you need to be aged 14-79, and you have to complete an online application, schedule an appointment for an interview with a U.S. consular officer, appear at the embassy and wait for your results and documents to arrive.
Many daily newspapers, such as the Washington Post and the New York times could help you in your search, especially if you look Saturday’s editions!
As far as internet is concerned, have a look at Monsters, which is very similar to Linkedin.
In this website you can upload your CV, choose your desired geographic area and select your working field.
Besides, there are others portals, called job banks,in which you can find interesting job offers and contact all the companies you are interested in.
The trustiest are Gorkana, career builder and Dice.
If you wish to work in finance, this is the perfect website to start from! http://www.efinancialcareers.com/.
How to find accomodation
Finding accomodation in the USA is not very difficult, especially in a city’s outskirts.
Also, if you are moving to be able to practice your language skills, make sure that you are aware of the slang and of the linguistic characteristics in your desired area.
Here are a few useful websites that you can visit to get an idea of prices and house-types..
www.apartmentguide.com, www.forrentmag.com, www.homes.com, www.rental-guide.com and www.aptforrent.com.
Now you have some starting points to make your American dream come true, what are you waiting for?