Release Date: 01 October 2005
Format: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey
GenXpat/jen -eks -pat/ n
. a member of Generation X, born between 1964 and 1981, who is also an expatriate or expat, that is, one who decides to live and pursue a career abroad.
Caught up in fast-paced careers that increasingly involve travel and international relocation, many young people find themselves living and working abroad, often at the cost of meaningful relationships and a sense of connection. Margaret Malewski, a cross-cultural trainer and GenXpat, balances the successes and failures of a new generation of young, internationally and culturally mobile professionals. Based on her own experiences and that of her colleagues, she offers invaluable advice for a generation that embraces the opportunity and the challenges of overseas assignments.
Aspiring GenXpats will learn how to:
- negotiate an expat contract
- juggle work and moving logistics
- deal with culture shock
- build social networks abroad
- enjoy dating across cultures
- prepare a smooth re-entry back home.
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