Three weeks ago, as I sat in the plane to take me back to my new found home of England, I felt, once again, an overwhelming
Three years ago, Jhaireen lived with her husband, her parents and her three sons in the Philippines. Her sister was living in Canada at the time and had been encouraging her to start the process of leaving the Philippines to work abroad. But the act of leaving her kids wasn't going to be the only heart-breaking experience; she was about to enter a whole new world of sacrifices.
Finding a job in itself can be an overwhelmingly daunting task. Finding a job in another country with a different set of norms, values and culture can be desperately distressing. However, like many others, I was hoping to beat the unemployment trend and for me, taking a risk ultimately reaped huge rewards.