Investing in Women Pays Off for Business

Investing in women has a multiplier effect for economic growth. Since we know investing in women pays off, now it is time to put our money where our knowledge shows it will be most effective — in women.

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Why Organizations Need to Invest More in Women

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!

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Go Global! Now Available in Paperback

Global is everywhere. Competition is fierce. Are you prepared to work in the global marketplace?

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Interested in a Global Career? Consider PR

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.

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Preparing Our Students for the Global Marketplace

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.

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The World has Changed: Foreign Languages Make a Huge Difference

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.

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The Right Study Abroad Program Can Make a Difference

Students who’ve studied abroad have a leg up when seeking jobs. Although traditionally for liberal arts students, study abroad is changing now as employers, students and universities realize that it has wide-reaching benefits to all students. Whether you are an employer, parent, student or campus counselor, you’ll want to read about how study abroad continues to change.

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Why Working Abroad is A Good Option — and How to Do It

My last few blog posts inspired many people to write in asking for specific actions they can take — as students and professionals — if they’re thinking about an international career. One of the reasons I wrote Go Global! was to share the knowledge that I’ve built up over the past 20 years — and because it’s not that easy to answer in a blog post! However, here’s the abridged version, if you will, but make sure this is your first stop of many before you take the plunge because going global is serious business.

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News is Spreading…Going Global Grabs Some Spotlight!

“It’s a new world…a worker hired in San Francisco…who reports to someone in Bangalore…who sources materials in South Africa…for products to be manufactured in China…to be sold in Brazil. You can work internationally without moving. The world is shrinking.” And people are finally beginning to notice that considering an international career isn’t so crazy after all.

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Are You Ready for a Global Career?

Ever wondered what makes a successful globetrotter? Always wanted to go global but hesitated for fear of failure? Take the Go Global quiz and find out if you’re cut out for the international lifestyle.

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