Would you leave your current job for a chance to work abroad?

@laydee (12809)
Philippines
July 28, 2009 5:06am CST
Would you leave your current job, family, and country for a chance to work in other countries? Let's just say the pay is just a little bit higher. What would be the factors that would keep you from leaving, at the same time what factors would opt you to leave your present situation?
8 responses
@dloveli (4368)
• United States
28 Jul 09
I think it would have to depend on the job and what it offered. If they opted for my family to go as well, I would do it. As long as they found me a place to live, gave me a great employment package then heck yeah I would go in a minute. Oh and the most important thing, No war torn countries to where I am risking my life and the life of my loved ones. I think it would be a great experience for my family. THere is nothing in the city where I live but trouble. I grew up here. Things are very different than when I was young. There were activities to do , places to go. No one was killing each other. I understand theres trouble everywhere. Not like here there isnt. I would love to take my family and bring them to someplace safe. dl
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@laydee (12809)
• Philippines
29 Jul 09
Wow, you're place is certainly not a good place to have a family in.
@Jennyleen (249)
28 Jul 09
well depends of Job u going to ahve abroad,. :)
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@chivann (138)
• Cambodia
28 Jul 09
Working abroad is not bad. I'd try it sometimes in my life, but i;d surely return to my homeland as well when i get old... feel free to play free games at my site: www.game4pal.com, thanks
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@daliaj (5681)
• India
28 Jul 09
I am going to do that. I am about to leave my country, my parents, my siblings, and my job to go abroad. My husband works in USA and I am waiting for my visa to join with him. I want to go with him badly, at the same time I will miss my family in my native. I am scared about the market situation and I know that it is difficult for me to find a job there. I work as an instructional designer.
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@gjoy993 (19)
• Malaysia
8 Oct 09
Definitely. The annual salary of young engineers in my country are typically around USD 8500. If I work in the US or in most European countries, I can earn USD 60,000. So the factor that makes me leave my job to work abroad is SALARY.
• Philippines
27 Aug 09
yes, i would do that so. i would leave my family to work abroad if given a chance. simply because that would mean greener pasture.
@ucue2008 (926)
• Malaysia
29 Jul 09
I'll go, if the offer is great, and I get what I wanted. I always wanted to work and study oversea, experience a new things and faces new environment, I think it will be good. But my family might opposed to it, but I really have a strong desire to go, so I think I go.
• United States
29 Jul 09
I would love an opportunity like working abroad if I can! I'm currently still a student in college and just working part-time so I don't have a stable full-time yet. I love to travel, so I chose to major in Hospitality and Tourism Management in school. I know that for my college requirement, I have to have an internship, and I've been looking into abroad internship opportunities. I would really love to have this opportunity to see if maybe working abroad might be something I want to pursue further in my future career. I would miss my family greatly but I already had this discussion with my parents and they told me that they would support me in whatever I decide to do because they don't want to keep me from doing what I want with my future. I can hardly wait to start researching more potential working abroad opportunities in the future!