About CANADEM Notes

You leave home to work in another country, another culture, perhaps another language. There are many rewards – and challenges. There are personal stresses, and people don’t do business they way we do at home.

CANADEM Notes is a service to help you figure it all out. The “Taking Care of Ourselves” series of notes explores managing the personal challenges. The one called “Short Term Missions” addresses the special challenges we face when our missions are relatively brief.

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CANADEM is a non-profit agency which supports international peace and security by mobilizing civilian experts to work with Canadian and international partners.

To learn more about CANADEM, to join its roster of experts, or to request its assistance with a recruitment need, go to CANADEM’s main website, www.CANADEM.ca .