If you’re looking to take on a new job or to continue in your current role while abroad, then you’ll need a visa (which is required to take residence in your new country, anyway).
There are also steps you can take to make the job-hunting process easier – like updating your CV to meet the standards of the country you’re moving to. For some advice on how to do this, you might want to read this guide from Smart Resume Services.
Nowadays, the easiest way to find a local job is online, via job boards like Indeed or Reed. But if you’re looking for a job overseas, you might have better luck looking elsewhere. To find out which websites might work best for you and your particular circumstances, check out this list of 14 websites to find a job abroad from World Trips.
It could also be the case that you don’t need to leave your current job and that you can transfer abroad or work remotely. Remote working has been widely normalised in recent years, so it’s always worth speaking to your manager about the possibilities if you wish to continue on.
If you’re planning to retire abroad, it’s important to consider how your new home will support the lifestyle you plan to lead. Perhaps you want to move somewhere warmer, somewhere you can be closer to family or friends, or somewhere that will allow you to follow your passions with your newfound free time – like boating in a coastal region, for example.
And for more considerations to make when retiring, regardless of where you find yourself, you might want to read our article; 9 things to consider when you’re thinking about retiring.