On April 3 in Washington DC, The George Washington University is hosting a fantastic panel of international women discussing the importance of globalization, specifically why government and organizations need to invest more in women. The first 50 people to arrive receive a free copy of GO GLOBAL! Launching an International Career Here or Abroad. Join us!
Many people ask me which industry is best for a global career. It’s not a simple answer since it depends on the country, timing, political situations, economics and more. You have to do your research and connect the dots for you. For me, I launched my international career with PR-giant Burson-Marsteller and will always be grateful they gave me the opportunity because my career took off at that point.
If you’re a career counselor, student or recent grad even remotely interested in how to prepare to land a job in the increasingly global marketplace, read on.
You don’t need a Kindle to read Go Global! but you do need the free app from Amazon.
Today many Americans work abroad, competing with global graduates proficient in three to four languages and ever-stronger emerging market talent pools. Companies want globally competent employees – including multilanguage competency. Few starting out today could succeed as I did speaking only English.
I just finished reading this amazing biography on Catherine the Great. If you like well-told tales of history and interesting people, check it out (and don’t let the 625 pages intimidate you – it reads well and quickly).
Today’s MBA grads have a great deal to consider and many choices to make as they enter a tight, competitive job market. What’s an MBA grad to do? I asked some experts — a cross-section of business leaders, civil servants and academics — for their opinions on skills necessary for success.