Not everyone is lucky enough to get accepted to work abroad. If you have been accepted to work abroad, you should definitely be happy about it. Not to mention the fact that you must have some great skills that you were accepted for. However, it is wise to think about some important stuff before you move abroad to work. You cannot imagine the culture of another country unless you are a part of it. The esthetics can still be seen greatly with online videos but the little things are only visible when you have moved into this culture.
First, you need to ask your employer about a few important things. Ask your employer if you will be offered a residence. If you are not being offered a residence, then ask about the costs of the residence from your pocket. Furthermore, it should not hurt you to ask if the place you are going to is an easy place for residence. Ask your employer if the culture of the place you are going to would be easy for you adjust into. You might also want to ask about the presence of any racial discrimination in the area where you are going to live.
Make sure you have made arrangements to eat and reside in a new country before you move there. How are you going to eat in the first few days? Where will you reside and how? Will you be able to pay for these things from your pocket? How are you going to handle the money you have? Do you know the language of the people that live where you are going? It is best that you learn at least the most basic greetings and commonly used sentences so that you can communicate with the people to some extent.
Getting a job abroad is not always good news unless you have joined the company as an employee. What if the rules you have to abide by are extremely tiring and overwhelming? What if your employer is not treating you nicely? What if you can’t change the employer according to your contract? What if your employer keeps your passport as security? To tackle such problems with ease it is always best to have a second passport. Many people are wise enough to make arrangement for a second passport to stay away from such troubles.
Even if your employer is nice there are many other scenarios where you might have to leave the country where you are working. If the government is taking away all the freedom and liberty from you in your investment endeavors, you might not feel that your future is safe with your family in that country. In addition to that, in some countries the passport of your destination of birth might not be accepted very warmly. For example, it would be better for you to present an Irish passport at Pakistani boundaries than your US passport. Always keep the option of second passport in mind before moving abroad for work.