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Originally appeared on Huffington Post. Although jobs are tight in the U.S., more openings are popping up in various hot spots around the world as economies elsewhere continue to grow much faster than ours. I give advice about how to go about finding an international job. Network. Do your homework. Raise your hand high and [...]
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan discusses the merits of living and working abroad as a woman. Her first book, Get Ahead By Going Abroad: A Woman’s Guide to Fast-track Career Success, won two business and career awards.
In honor of International Women’s Day’s 100th anniversary, Stacie Berdan celebrates the adventurous women who decided to take their career global despite the naysayers. She dispels the Top 10 common myths about women working abroad.
I give a fair number of speeches and participate in many career conferences and panels across the country — both on campuses and within organizations — and almost always the question comes up: What can I do to increase my odds of being sent on a global assignment? The answer is: Many things of course, [...]
According to an article published in Harvard Business Review‘s September 2010 issue, “People who have international experience or identify with more than one nationality are better problem solvers and display more creativity.” EXACTLY. Essentially, professionals with such experience prove to be better managers overall. Organizations need and want such managers. That’s what Perry and I have been saying ever since Get [...]
One of the many great things about writing a book is the positive feedback Perry and I get from all kinds of people. Sometimes it’s a student who was motivated to study abroad and has just landed a job upon graduation in Shanghai. Other times it’s a woman who was inspired to pursue a job opening in Mexico [...]