Study finds more than 50 percent of people would move abroad for work

Posted: October 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

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NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Moving to a new city for work is a pretty big deal. Moving to another country for a job is something else entirely.

Yet a new survey found 64% of people worldwide say they would be game to cross borders for their careers.

The Boston Consulting Group and The Network, an online recruiting firm, culled through more than 200,000 responses to their online survey, which sought to gauge who is willing to work abroad and why.

Respondents from less developed economies – such as Pakistan, Jamaica, Honduras and Ghana – were much more willing to uproot themselves than workers in more stable economies. But France and the Netherlands broke that mold: More than 90% of the French and Dutch respondents said they’d be willing to go abroad.

By contrast, less than half of the American, British and German respondents felt the same way. That’s also true…

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