Jobs in Asia
If you are looking to work abroad and experience new cultures then Asia is an incredible destination to choose. There are professional full time positions and also flexible summer and seasonal jobs available throughout the year. Search jobs from recommended local and international recruiters.
Paid Work in Asia
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- East Timor
- Hong Kong
- South Korea
- Sri Lanka
Guide to Working in Asia
Asia is an incredible destination and if you would like to be more than just your average visitor why not apply to work here. There are so many jobs available in a range of countries. Where you go really depends on your nationality, eligibility, experience and interests. Although this is a developing continent and most companies in the region employ local staff there are still seasonal, summer and year round employment opportunities for foreign and international workers.
If you have always dreamed of living and working in Asia our website connects you to jobs for internationals and English speakers or you can search recruiters who hire staff throughout the continent. There are flexible jobs in Asia for backpackers and also longer more structured positions available. If you would like to improve your hiring chances and gain practical hands on experience check out our internships in Asia or volunteering programs in Asia.
Jobs in Asia by Industry Sector
- Accountancy & Finance
- Business, Banking, Financial services & Insurance
- Beauty, Hair Care, Leisure & Sport
- Construction, Architecture & Property
- Customer Service, Call Centres & Languages
- Education, Childcare & Teaching
- Energy, Oil & Gas
- Engineering & Utilities
- Environmental, Health & Safety
- Holiday, Seasonal, Summer & Winter Jobs
- Hospitality & Tourism
- Human Resources
- Information Technology
- Marketing & Communications
- Ngo & Charity Work
- Production, Manufacturing,
- Procurement & Supply Chain Management
- Project Management & Public Sector
- Publishing, Media & Creative Arts
- Retailing, Wholesaling & Purchasing
- Science, Pharmaceutical & Food
- Secretarial & Admin
- Security, Trades & General Services
- Social, Voluntary & Vocational
- Summer Camps
- Transport, Warehousing & Automotive
- Travel & Airlines
Freelance Jobs in Asia
Another option is to work freelance in Asia via the internet. You will get to enjoy the local lifestyle whilst getting paid in a different currency which might help you enjoy a better quality of life.
Jobs for Students and Graduates in Asia
If you are currently studying and looking for a summer job, or if you have graduated and would like to work in Asia then there are a few options available. We highly recommend taking a TEFL course and then teaching in Asia.
Jobs for Backpackers & Travellers in Asia
There are various positions for backpackers, some can be found online or once in your destination.
Visa & Work Permits
You will need to apply for a work visa to legally work in most Asian counties. Just turing up with the hope of finding work is pretty difficult. Some hostels and companies offer cash in hand jobs to travellers which might appeal if you are backing in the country or want to stay a little longer. It is not advised to work illegally in Asia.
Most jobs to foreigners do not require you to know any of the local languages but we highly recommend learning at least some basic words and phrases. Getting to grips will really boost your employment prospects.
The salary you get in Asia really depends on the role, company and your experience. You will get paid more for an expatriate salary rather than a local one.
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