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Michael A. Turton
|Other Work Opportunities and Links|
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There are dozens of jobs available for expats who drift into
There is serious work, in marketing, management at foreign companies,
though firms mostly rely on locals for this. Many people who stay for a
while move into these jobs after they tire of the draining work of
Outside of Taipei there are fewer opportunities for this kind of work,
unless you have
|An altar in a family home.||However, you can expand into acting, modeling,
writing, translating (if you learn Chinese very well), recording and
entertaining and so forth. The sky's the limit. Most of these jobs pay
much better than English teaching and don't advertise in the paper.
why it is so important to NETWORK, NETWORK, NETWORK with everyone you
foreign or local, whether you like them or not. Always network with the
parents of the kids you teach. If you are good, many parents will want
you to teach their kids privately. This can be a solid if unreliable
source of income.
IMPORTANT: get some business cards made right away at a cheap local printers! Taiwanese love to collect business cards and someday a stray business card may "hit" on a wonderful job.
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Teaching English in Taiwan Links....don't hesitate to inform me if you want yours here
Taiwan-related discussion forums run by the redoubtable Richard Hartzell. Useful and enlightening. Don't miss this list of Taiwan- Teaching Advice Webpages
Excellent site for jobs, visas and tax info! I HIGHLY recommend these guys.
Abroad ESL Forums
and White List
Green's Teaching English in Taiwan Site
the Easy Way
Murphy's Teaching English in Taiwan Site
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Gilbert's Teaching English in Taiwan Site
Bannerjee's Teaching English in Taiwan Site
English in Taiwan