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European Job Hunt

January 9, 2015 | Posted in:Advice, Media | By:

January 9, 2015 | Posted in:Advice, Media

My latest Memphis Daily News column is out, “European Job Hunt.” In it, I explore what it takes to move to Europe.

When I visited Dublin, Ireland, in 2013, I was surprised at what I found. It was a European city that in some ways reminded me of home. People were incredibly friendly. The culture was built around music, food and socializing. The city’s core is a similar size to Downtown Memphis, and it’s built around a river.

But, the part that truly stole my heart was the tech culture. In the past five years, a large number of U.S. dot-com companies have opened offices in Dublin. The list is too long to mention, but a few of the highlights include Google, LinkedIn, eBay, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, PayPal, Apple, Indeed and Etsy.

A few weeks ago, I took a trip back to learn more about the Dublin employment scene. A number of my clients have expressed interest in moving abroad, so I wanted to get the inside scoop.

To learn more about how you might move abroad, read my entire Memphis Daily News column here. In it, I discuss my meetings with Karen Willis from Karen Willis Coaching and Barry O’Dowd from IDA Ireland.

Also, I hope you’ll enjoy a few photos from my trip below.

ndrcGary Leyden speaking at the NDRC business accelerator
linkedinThe LinkedIn office in Dublin
accentureAccenture’s Dublin office

 

Angela Copeland is Founder and Coach for Copeland Coaching, a great way to jump start your job search. Follow her on Twitter @CopelandCoach for tips on finding the perfect job for you.

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