So you've found a school you love. And the best part? They love you! You're ready to sign your contract, make your plans, and send your documents over.
But wait! Contracts are scary. Intimidating.
What's a pension and why am I paying into it? How does healthcare work? Who's paying for airfare? What happens if they fire me?
There's a lot of questions that need to be answered before you sign your name on the dotted line and agree to spend a year of your life with one company. It's a big move, and not one to be taken lightly. So before you take that plunge, read the below wall of text to find out some of the questions I had with my contract and what to expect from signing on with a school.
When it comes to getting a job overseas (namely in South Korea), the world of recruiters is about as divisive as it comes. The only topic more sure to start an argument is public vs. private.
Depending on your situation, recruiters can be a life saver. They can also make things a lot more stressful. In this blog post, I'm going to break down recruiting agencies for getting a teaching job in Korea. We're going to look at all of the fundamentals, everything that makes working with a recruiter so bipolar.
If there is one thing that can make or break your entry into Korea, it's your certification and your teaching experience.
As time moves forward, more and more people are starting to realize the wonderful opportunities that can be had teaching English abroad. Whether it's in the techno-historic world of South Korea, the sun-swept sands of Afghanistan, or even right here in the United States. What that means is that jobs are getting harder and harder to come by. This growing market is swelling and it's beginning to be over-saturated. So how do you make yourself stand out?
It's all about how you look on paper. So today, I'm going to tell you what can get you that coveted job. And this isn't just from my own limited personal experience, but also from those around me who have been in the field for years. What is it that makes you a better fit for a position than the person sitting next you? What can make you a better teacher? What, in the end, can get you a better paying, more enjoyable teaching experience?
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