Can’t find a job? Move overseas.

Or so says this recent column in the Washington Post.

Although I came overseas not because I couldn’t find a job in the U.S. but in search of something new and different, I do think this article makes some very good points about living overseas. Teaching English in China might not be a dream job, but it might be preferable to living with your parents and not being able to find any job after college. The husband of the article’s author applied for 279 jobs before he finally got one—in Hong Kong.

I’ve met many people in Asia who have said they came for this very reason: They couldn’t find a job in the U.S., the UK, Spain, etc. Continue reading