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Live and Work in the USA and Canada (Live & Work) Paperback – 25 Aug 2007

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Product details

  • Paperback: 315 pages
  • Publisher: Vacation - Work; 3rd Revised edition edition (25 Aug. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1854582828
  • ISBN-13: 978-1854582829
  • Product Dimensions: 21.3 x 14.8 x 2.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 2.8 out of 5 stars 6 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 5,047,036 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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From the Inside Flap

A detailed survey of the opportunities for living
& working in The USA and Canada – from New York
to Los Angeles and from Montreal to Vancouver

Nuts and Bolts of Daily Life
Packed with Useful Contacts
Regional Employment Guide
Directory of Major Employers
Personal Case Histories

Section I - Living in The USA and Canada
How to…
- Secure a residence permit
- Find your ideal home
- Obtain a competitive mortgage
- Deal with surveys & conveyancing
- Choose a suitable school
- Open the right bank account
- Get the best health care
- Make friends with the natives
- Organise your retirement abroad
- Make the most of your leisure time

Section II – Working in The USA & Canada
Full details on…
- Finding suitable employment
- Submitting the correct documents
- Skills and trades most in demand
- Seasonal & temporary work
- Salaries, hours and holidays
- Trade unions and contracts
- Starting/buying your own business
- Raising the required finance
- Government incentives
- Sources of advice and assistance --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

About the Author

Adam Lechmere's love of travel led to his first book for Vacation Work, "The Travellers Survival Kit Oman & the Aabian Gulf." Adam now lives in London with his wife. As befits a resident of Toronto, Susan Catto has worked on the Canada section of every edition of "Live & Work in the USA & Canada." Joshua White's other books include "Taking a Career Break" and "Live & Work in Spain & Portugal." After working in New York Joshua now lives in London.


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