International Resume/CV Tips

3 Strategies for Explaining a Career Gap While You Were Overseas

Posted by on Apr 2, 2019 in Career Considerations, Career Tools & Resources, Expat Lifestyle, Global Career Blog, International Resume/CV Tips | 0 comments

3 Strategies for Explaining a Career Gap While You Were Overseas

If you think the gap in your employment will be one of your potential employer’s greatest concerns about hiring you, don’t leave the interview without addressing it.

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Get Lost in Business Culture

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017 in Cross-Border Education, Expat Lifestyle, Global Career Blog, Global Job Search, International Resume/CV Tips, Interviewing Globally, Networking Internationally | 0 comments

Get Lost in Business Culture

As Susanne Taylor points out in her blog post “Why Getting Lost is Good for You,” it can be helpful to “get lost” in the culture of another country. Not to “be lost,” as Susanne points out, but to “get lost” by observing the nuances of the country and its culture.   Learning the business culture in your new host country is critical to making a strong first impression as well as demonstrating professional behavior to your peers, whether they are locals or expatriates. The nexus of culture and your job search is where you will ultimately achieve job search success. Almost everything you...

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Moving Your Career to Houston, Texas

Posted by on Dec 27, 2016 in Global Career Blog, Global Job Search, International Resume/CV Tips, Interviewing Globally | 0 comments

Moving Your Career to Houston, Texas

So you are thinking of moving to Houston, Texas? Great idea! Houston is incredibly diverse and its residents speak 145 languages. With friendly people and lots of outdoor fun, there is always something to do. In addition, compared to other big cities, Houston is relatively affordable.   Here are some things to keep in mind when you are looking for work:   Location, Location, Location   Houston is a large metropolitan area with many cities on the outer edge of Houston: Katy, SugarLand, PearLand, Humble, The Woodlands…the list goes on and on. Many people live in these cities and...

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