Geographic Arbitrage: Should You Move Abroad to Save Money?

The idea behind geographic arbitrage is that you can earn money in a strong currency (such as US dollars) and then spend money in a weaker currency (like Thai Baht). With remote working on the rise, it’s now easier than ever to take your work abroad. You could be earning a decent salary in a…View Post

The Biggest Struggles of Being a Freelance Writer

Freelancing writing can prove to be deeply rewarding and seriously challenging in perhaps equal measure. Every career path has its trade-offs. Accompanying the undeniable benefits of freelance writing are various pitfalls that any would-be freelance writer should be aware of, and which any budding or established writer should be equipped to handle. Here are six of…View Post

What Master’s Degree Would You Study If You ‘Followed Your Bliss’?

If you’re thinking about studying a master’s degree, you may be wondering if it’s really worth the costs involved, especially after accumulating huge amounts of debt from your undergraduate studies. Indeed, you could end up paying thousands of pounds for only a slight advantage over undergraduates in the jobs market. However, it is also quite…View Post

How Self-Authoring Can Improve Your Career Development

Self-authoring is a writing exercise and psychological tool that helps you make sense of the past, gain a realistic perspective of your present situation, and plan for the future. It’s a way of adding narrative to your life – turning it into a coherent story. Have you ever really sat down and just written in…View Post

How Gender Influences the Career Choices We Make

Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden are notable for their high levels of gender equality. Researchers from Leeds Beckett University and the University of Missouri have examined whether gender equality in these Nordic countries would change the proportion of women studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at university. The scientists – understandably so – were expecting…View Post