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If I were an #Expat (4/10): Before you sign the Expat letter

The Expat Letter represents the formal acceptance of the international assignment. It is important to understand the key aspects of your contract before proceeding with the signature. First, we must be clear on what kind of assignment we are being offered. The most common figure remains the Expatriate : a temporary transfer with return engagement maintaining the economic conditions of the home country providing certain compensation and temporary benefits to the employees and their families during the assignment. However, more and more employees are taking the initiative of working abroad in search of career opportunities or an international experience. In this context, International permanent transfers are gaining momentum: a permanent transfer, which usually means resigning in the home country with economic and labor conditions similar to a local  employee in the country of  destination (this is why it is also called " localization ") i