What types of jobs do most expatriate spouses/partners have? Locally based or telecommuting? Full-time or part-time? Can you comment on local salary scales?

Surprisingly not, and as a result many EFMs choose not to work for a tour. EFM vacancies at the Embassy are routinely going unfilled. - Mar 2016


Yes - the language is not a barrier and that's helpful. I'm the traveling spouse, and I had a job with a local university. It was easy to set-up and get started. - Apr 2015


Not that I know of. Contact the embassy if you'd wish to work there. They might know who to contact. In the local economy there is not much for Americans who seek work; In the embassy there is not much available either, unless you have the skills and someone goes on leave and you could fill in a position of secretary e.g. or become the CLO.For many years there was no CLO, morale was low and a year before we left the position was filled again. - Aug 2008


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