Category - Jobs & Working in Brazil

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This is How Your Brazilian CV or Resume Should Look
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Get a Great Job in Brazil With This Application | Part 2
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Where to Get a Job in Brazil | Part 1
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Jobs in Brazil – 3 Hot Job Opportunities for Foreigners
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How I (Almost) Got a 6 Figure Job in Brazil
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Teach English in Brazil: A How To Resource
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3 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Find Jobs in Brazil
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Top Four Ways to Stay in Brazil Legally Without Getting a Job
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3 Jobs in Brazil for Americans and Foreigners
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Resources, Tips and Tricks to Teach English in Brazil

This is How Your Brazilian CV or Resume Should Look

Though similar in many ways, you will want to know these few important “make it or break it” aspects of a Brazilian CV / Resume when

But before we dive into them and I give you a free swipe-able Brazilian CV template and to get a better idea of what companies expect, let’s switch roles and look at a couple of scenarios from an HR manager’s receiving your CV.

Note: you will see me use “CV / Resume” interchangeably, as people from the USA use the word “Resume” (from French: summary) and rest of the world “CV” (Latin: Curriculum Vitae) Read More

Get a Great Job in Brazil With This Application | Part 2

Finding a great job in Brazil (part 1 of this series) is awesome and exciting but what’s even better is sending the right application in that gets you the interview.

For the first time ever, I am going to reveal to you the actual application that got me an interview for a great 6-figure job in São Paulo. Read More

Where to Get a Job in Brazil | Part 1

If there is one question people ask me for the most help on, it’s getting a job in Brazil.  And rightfully so as employment equals stability, quality of life and a great reason to come to Brazil.

The jobs are out there, though it seems that the biggest struggle you as a foreigner will have is to land the interview.  How do you find a job in Brazil, apply for it and land that interview? Read More

Jobs in Brazil – 3 Hot Job Opportunities for Foreigners

Right now, there is an unquenchable thirst to fill thousands of jobs in Brazil, there are simply too many jobs in Brazil and not enough skilled workers!

More specifically, if you are a white-collared worker (or could be in the near future) within the areas of engineering, medicine and technical trades, then there might be a job in Brazil waiting for you… Read More

How I (Almost) Got a 6 Figure Job in Brazil

Getting a job in Brazil is one of the most important factors for a foreigner in being able to come and live in Brazil.

And rightfully so as it provides security and stability in knowing that you and your family will be provided for.

Today, I’m going to tell you how I stumbled across a 6 figure job in Brazil and came within inches of being hired. Read More

Teach English in Brazil: A How To Resource

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Powerful shortcuts and tricks to allow you to make a nice income to Teach English in Brazil offline or online!

If you clicked on this page, then you are no doubt worried about securing yourself an income that affords you the freedom to do live the paradisiacal lifestyle you always wanted.

Not everyone is fortunate enough to have been sent by a large multinational company to live in Brazil and this is why I think that they should consider teaching English.

ESL teaching won’t allow you to strike it rich or anything, though it will afford you a comfortable income.

And I’m not just talking about income, I’m talking about a job that allows you to be free as a bird – a job that you can take with you ANYWHERE in the world!



Well…It’s possible and I am going to spell out step-by-step EXACTLY how you can Teach English in Brazil! 

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3 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Find Jobs in Brazil

All eyes are on Brazil and everyone seemingly wants a proverbial piece of the success pie that is becoming of the country!

With that increased attention, comes a lot of new jobs for foreigners and Brazilians.

And in Brazil, it is all about who you know that get’s you plugged into the right people so you can eventually find the right job for you.

In the old days, you would have to pretty much dial until you got finger cramps to find the right people in the right places – and usually in Portuguese.

Then you would need to be at the right places at the right times, inconvenience people and put a lot of analogue work into building your Brazilian network.

While building an analogue network is always a great idea, it does get tiring and is limiting – but mostly limiting.

Thankfully due to modern technology, networking is no longer as tedious a task as it once was, we can now automate many networking functions and keep constantly and easily up to date.

One of the wonders of social media is a website called , and if you don’t already have a profile over there, you’re frankly missing out!

So what is Linkedin and how can you use it to build your Brazilian network?

Let me show you…

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Top Four Ways to Stay in Brazil Legally Without Getting a Job

Today, we’ve got a special guest post by Addison Sears-Collins.

There is a lot of focus and attention on getting work visas in Brazil these days. And it’s easy to imagine why as it gives you both the security of an income and a visa all in one.

Truth be told, that a work visa is one of the hardest and complicated ways to get into Brazil – so what if you would just like to get to Brazil and either live off your saving or figure out a job after you get there?

In comes Addison from visahunter.com, he has been so kind as to give us an overview over the 4 ways that you can stay in Brazil without it being illegal (think: no overstaying a tourist visa).

Addison lives in Rio de Janeiro and he has a dream of making countries borderless by decoding their visas into a simple, easy to use website.

Let’s give Addison a warm welcome here on Live in Brazil

So, you have fallen in love with Brazil, or maybe have you have fallen in love with a person from Brazil. Whatever your motive, you want to stay in Brazil without actually working. Fortunately, there are a handful of ways to achieve this possibility, of which expats and travelers are regularly taking advantage of.

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3 Jobs in Brazil for Americans and Foreigners

So you would like to know how to secure yourself a job in Brazil and need a push in the right direction?

You’re in luck, because in this post today, I am going to lay out 3 of the most common types of jobs in Brazil for foreigners, how you can find them and how you can .

It’s no secret that Brazil is one of the up and coming economies, and with the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics being hosted in Brazil, there is a need for skilled foreigners to help out.

But where are the best job areas to look in and what kind of jobs in Brazil can you get that will cover your needs?

Let’s dive in!

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Resources, Tips and Tricks to Teach English in Brazil

Tool, resource, trick, teachingThis is the last officially programmed part of the “Teaching English in Brazil” series, which has been a large labor of love.  I have taken the best tips and tricks about teaching English that I know of or could find, compiled them and put them in this one blog post!

I wanted to give you the best “fat of the land” so to speak in regards to teaching English within one blog post.  With that said, these are the “best of” tips and tricks.

All of the tips and tricks assume that you have read the relevant parts of the “Teaching English in Brazil” series, if you need a refresher, then feel free to do so.

I did separate many of the parts of this series into different scenarios and I asked you to choose a scenario that fitted you in part 1 – it would be helpful to double check and make sure you remember which scenario you chose (or choose one) as I divided these tips and tricks according to the scenarios.

Here we go!

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