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2 Perspectives to Improving International Communication

Posted by on May 21, 2019 in Expat Lifestyle, Global Career Blog | 0 comments

2 Perspectives to Improving International Communication

Effective communication is everyone’s goal. We know it reduces conflict and improves productivity. When operating in an international or intercultural environment, here are two key perspectives that can improve understanding and increase more effective exchanges.

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Starting a Career in the United States for Non-US Citizens

Posted by on May 16, 2019 in Global Career Blog | 0 comments

Starting a Career in the United States for Non-US Citizens

Each year, the number of international students and foreign-born professionals from all over the world who navigate the process of gaining employment in the United States grows. But even as the number of working non-US citizens increases, many expats hoping to gain work in the United States may be overwhelmed by the complexities and challenges put before them, unsure of where to start. There are many different ways to begin the process of obtaining permanent employment in the United States. Here are four options for applying to work in the United States:

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The Key to Positive Country Transitions: Sponsorship

Posted by on May 14, 2019 in Global Career Blog, Portable Careers | 0 comments

The Key to Positive Country Transitions: Sponsorship

When a person is transitioning to work in a new country, whether alone or with a family, there are many challenges that accompany the anticipation of a new location. Good outreach can ensure the orientation phase goes smoothly and provides a positive starting experience. Our blog last week  discussed what information is most important to new arrivals, both immediately and as time goes on. While information is key to managing expectations and preparation, there is an additional tool: A sponsorship program can be a powerful way to foster a positive transition.

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Considerations for Managing International Assignments

Posted by on May 7, 2019 in Global Career Blog, Portable Careers | 0 comments

Considerations for Managing International Assignments

What is the hardest aspect of relocating to a foreign location? Moving to a new country for work or an internship is an exciting prospect for most: a chance for travel, exposure to new cultures, professional growth, international opportunities. But as in the case with most big changes, opportunities are accompanied by challenges. Considering the needs of individuals and families as they transition to a new location is vital for fostering a positive experience.

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Celebrate International Workers’ Day

Posted by on May 1, 2019 in Global Career Blog | 0 comments

Celebrate International Workers’ Day

On May 1st, millions of people around the globe will celebrate International Workers’ Day. From Cuba to South Africa to the Philippines, cities host parades, celebrations, and demonstrations. Employers around the world are required to provide employees with paid leave May 1 in recognition of this holiday. Some places revel around traditional bonfires, while other areas prepare for protests regarding immigrant and migrant rights, racial justice, women’s rights, and health care, to name a few.

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