If you want to move any long distance, whether to another city, state, province or country, every person encounters the same problem: the new job.
Those of us who move because of a new job opportunity don’t need to worry about finding work; however, we do need to worry about the job itself. Even if a company is willing to pay for your relocation, you need to make a good impression upon arrival. No one can afford to have a new employer regret their decision to hire. The best thing to do is to know why they chose you over someone else and perform your work in a way that reminds everyone of it. This might be difficult to figure out, but it usually means two things: Be yourself (the lovely old cliché) and work hard at everything you’re good at!
For those of us who want to move to a specific location and, therefore, must find work in that location, make sure to try to find work before moving. The internet is powerful and has been since the 90s. If you have not caught on to that, I’d consider figuring it out. Brush up on email etiquette, check your grammar and make the best impression in writing in order to have a better effect in person or over the phone.
Keep in mind that your online profiles say a lot about the kind of person you are. If your Facebook profile shows you doing anything illegal or possibly unacceptable you have two choices: make it as private as possible or take down any photos, questionable statuses or otherwise detrimental content.
Lastly, those of us who must move immediately, without a job lined up, still have to utilize the internet (get out as many applications and inquiries as possible before moving) and, once we arrive, work diligently to find a job. Honestly, this is a case where hiring professional long distance movers really helps. When you arrive, you can’t afford to worry about where and how to move and store your possessions. After all, you have to get a job!
So, work diligently at getting a job and trust the logistics of the move to people who move all the time. If you are moving everything across a country or a continent, you need an international moving company with experience and good customer service so that you can focus on setting up a life for yourself in your new home.