>>1423510>A huge gap in your resume spent "teaching abroad" is EXTREMELY detrimental to have
In what fucking country? The U.S? How is working overseas any different than working at home? Oh that's right, from the top of your high horse it's not real work if it's outside of 'Murica. Get fucked, cunt.
Take my country (Australia) for example. We live in the arse end of the world, far away from pretty much everywhere else. Most people here will never set foot outside of Australia, Australian culture in itself is incredibly sheltered. On top of that, most people here don't learn second languages and teachers are in huge fucking demand.
Plus, we don't have a cancerous working culture where we stigmatize people who have left the country to work abroad. In fact, going overseas and gaining experience is encouraged by a lot of employers here, you stand out from hundreds of thousands of people with experience like that.
Let's say you go overseas to teach English in China, that's a big bonus in itself because you know how to communicate with not only Chinese people but those with a language barrier, you also understand their culture. That's a huge plus in Australia as China is expanding markets and influence here by the year.
Chances are you'll be teaching children. Boom, you have experience in an actual school. You can apply for work at any local school when you get home, you're definitely much more useful than the average teaching applicant. If you learn Mandarin and apply to a school in any major city you'll be hired almost immediately, as schools are full of Chinese children that can't speak English. Then you don't have to go overseas again, you can teach English as a second language at home.
What is insignificant to you; an assumed American who clearly doesn't understand that life isn't the same everywhere, is a huge opportunity to others. Fuck, I'm willing to bet you've never even set foot outside of your home country.