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9 Must Have Apps for Business Travelers

Posted by on Aug 1, 2017 in Career Tools & Resources, Portable Careers | 0 comments

9 Must Have Apps for Business Travelers

Business traveling can be hectic and exhausting at times, but your smartphone can help make your trip a little bit easier. Just be sure to check with your carrier or, if you have a work phone, your employer, before using any of the below apps abroad, as they may incur additional charges.

 

 

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

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in Career Tools & Resources, Global Job Search | 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 US 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 US. The below examples are just several potential options:

 

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Best Practices for Securing an International Business Job Overseas

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017 in Career Considerations, Corporate/Private Sector | 0 comments

Best Practices for Securing an International Business Job Overseas

Increasingly, professionals and college graduates are finding that good-paying jobs can be hard to come by in the United States. To better their odds, some are considering obtaining an international business degree and seeking employment in other countries. Likewise, international business students in countries like Canada and Australia are more likely to seek employment in the country in which they completed their studies, rather than their home country.

 

Working in another country is not a decision to be taken lightly, but can be immensely rewarding. It is important to take the time to do some research and to make sure that working in your career field is a possibility in your chosen country. Not all fields of study are in demand in all cultures, and not all countries require the same qualifications for certain careers.

 

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5 Tips to Improve Your Online Image for a Global Job Search

Posted by on Jul 10, 2017 in Global Career Blog, Global Job Search, Networking Internationally | 0 comments

5 Tips to Improve Your Online Image for a Global Job Search

Social media and the Internet have permeated arguably every facet of our lives. Now that the business world has begun to take advantage of the endless marketing possibilities that social media and the Internet bring, both resources should be taken seriously and approached strategically as you seek employment both domestically and abroad.

 

In many parts of the world, there is a debate about how heavily companies rely on social media and Google searches to parse their initial applicant pool. As a potential candidate for employment, it is best to err on the side of caution. Employers who look you up online are searching not only for your qualifications for the job but they’re also looking for clues that speak to your professional integrity, how you might be a good fit for their company, and how your online presence might impact the company’s image.
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5 Steps to Launching Your International Job Search

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017 in Expat Lifestyle, Global Career Blog, Global Job Search | 0 comments

5 Steps to Launching Your International Job Search

There are many things to consider when planning for a global career transition, regardless of the country you are moving from and regardless of the country you are moving to. Here’s a five-step pre-departure job search checklist:
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