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Cost of Living in Mexico Versus Canada

Canada is 108% more expensive to live in than Mexico on average. Mexico is ranked the 81st most expensive country in the world to live in while Canada ranks as the 14th most expensive. It costs a single person $982 USD monthly to live in Mexico compared to $2,042 USD in Canada. Are you an …

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Essential Tips for Building a Dynamic, Innovative, and Resilient Workplace

In today’s ever-evolving business landscape, organizations must adapt to stay competitive and thrive in the market. Among all possible strategies, building a dynamic, innovative, and resilient workplace is the top sustainable solution for many companies. Dynamism, innovation, and resilience can be attributed to one fundamental concept– Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). The notion revolves around …

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How Effective Communication Assists Employee Benefits Changes

Communication with your staff is key when it comes to employee benefits planning and implementing changes to your employee benefits. Proper communication with your staff can mitigate potential onslaughts of complaints and employee dissatisfaction.  As specialists in employee benefits solutions for corporations, Pacific Prime excels in professional services environments where your workforce can be more …

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China Work Visas: Decoding the Process

China’s work visa, the Z-Visa, is granted to individuals who are employed, assume professional posts, or take part in commercial performances in China. For expats, once they get a Foreigner Work Permit Notification Letter, they can apply at their local visa center or their nearest Chinese Embassy. Some of the general documents required for the …

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What Makes a Good Group Health Insurance Company?

Group health insurance refers to coverage issued to a group of members as part of the employee benefits package, eliminating the need for employees to purchase health insurance on their own. One common characteristic shared by group health insurance companies is their familiarity with the health insurance industry, allowing employers and schools alike to secure …

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How We Can Make Our Organization More Resilient

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a wake-up call for organizations worldwide, highlighting the critical need for organizational resilience in the face of unprecedented challenges. The convergence of multiple crises during the pandemic revealed the fragility of organizations unprepared for shocks. From supply chain disruptions to talent shortages and market decline, businesses faced an array of …

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The Best Countries for Work-Life Balance in 2024

Are you stressed about your commute to work? Are you feeling burned out from the long weeks? Maybe you should consider moving to one of the best countries for work-life balance. , a prominent global HR platform utilized by major international brands, has conducted research on the working cultures across 60 nations with the highest …

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Cost of Living in Mexico Versus Canada

Canada is 108% more expensive to live in than Mexico on average. Mexico is ranked the 81st most expensive country in the world to live in while Canada ranks as the 14th most expensive. It costs a single person $982 USD monthly to live in Mexico compared to $2,042 USD in Canada. Are you an …

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Cigna Insurance in Mexico

Cigna Global offers international health insurance plans to foreigners in Mexico and worldwide. They have international health insurance plans for individuals, families, and groups and offer unlimited annual limits with their most comprehensive plan. Are you moving to Mexico and looking for a new health insurance provider? Perhaps you’re unsure if Cigna insurance is the …

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Top 10 Reasons to Permanently Move to Mexico

For expats, the top ten reasons to move to Mexico are affordable and high-quality healthcare, affordable real estate, a low cost of living, easy visa applications, a large presence of expats, tax advantages, proximity to the United States, beautiful nature, cultural vibrancy,  and amazing food.  Are you interested in embarking on a new expatriate journey …

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Top 10 International Insurance Companies in Mexico for Expats

The top 10 international health insurance companies in Mexico for expats include Allianz, Cigna, Now Health International, VUMI, AXA, BUPA, GeoBlue, PassPort Card, Global Benefits Group, and Best Doctors Insurance. Each company offers different coverage tiers to meet your budget needs. Are you moving to Mexico as an expat? Are you trying to find long-term …

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Emergency Preparedness Guide: Handling Medical Crises as an Expat in China

Expats in China can effectively prepare for an emergency by doing their research on potential health hazards along with precautions and seeking treatment. While health insurance in China is free for locals thanks to the government, expats do not have access to the country’s health insurance.  It’s worth securing your own expat health insurance plan …

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Health Insurance Regulations for Expats in China

While there is no state-level legal requirement for expats in China to have health insurance, health insurance regulations and requirements can vary at the local level. Some cities or provinces may have their own specific regulations regarding health insurance for expats. Expats in China often rely on private healthcare due to its higher standard, shorter …

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All You Need to Know About Family Life in Beijing for Expats

Beijing, China’s illustrious capital, presents an attractive prospect for expat families looking for an impressive cultural experience combined with modern conveniences, a high standard of living, no shortages of top-quality healthcare, and some of the world’s best international schools. As China continues its mission to be one of the world’s leading economic powerhouse, Beijing offers …

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Staying Healthy While Traveling in Mexico: Essential Tips

Travelers in Mexico can stay healthy by following essential tips like only eating safe food and drinking safe water, protecting themselves against mosquito bites, and more. By being aware of the risks to their health and taking the necessary precautions, visitors in Mexico can stay safe. Are you planning on traveling to Mexico soon and …

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Cigna Insurance in Mexico

Cigna Global offers international health insurance plans to foreigners in Mexico and worldwide. They have international health insurance plans for individuals, families, and groups and offer unlimited annual limits with their most comprehensive plan. Are you moving to Mexico and looking for a new health insurance provider? Perhaps you’re unsure if Cigna insurance is the …

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Top 10 International Insurance Companies in Mexico for Expats

The top 10 international health insurance companies in Mexico for expats include Allianz, Cigna, Now Health International, VUMI, AXA, BUPA, GeoBlue, PassPort Card, Global Benefits Group, and Best Doctors Insurance. Each company offers different coverage tiers to meet your budget needs. Are you moving to Mexico as an expat? Are you trying to find long-term …

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Simplified Visa Application Process in China

China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has recently unveiled a simplified visa application process with a revised application form to attract more international visitors and talent, thereby facilitating more economic development. Are you planning to visit China this year? Want to know more details about the visa application process in China? This move will surely …

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Insights to the Future: Pacific Prime’s Global Employee Benefits Trends Report 2024

Pacific Prime is thrilled to announce the release of our highly anticipated Global Employee Benefits Trends Report for 2024, an annual in-depth exploration of the evolving world of work and the corresponding employee benefits landscape. In response to the global economic recession and high inflationary pressures, we are very much committed to keeping pace with …

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15 Top Jobs for Expats in Shanghai

Among the top jobs for foreigners in Shanghai are teaching, IT, engineering, food industry, research, entrepreneurs, marketing, manufacturing, trade and commerce, finance, and more. Shanghai is a booming city that attracts experts in their field to come and excel in China. Are you an expat getting ready to move to Shanghai? Do you need a …

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