Category: Living Abroad/Expats

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Guest Blogger: Moving to Beijing After Graduation – A Year in Review

Nathan Nault has spent the last year in Beijing; he moved after he graduated. Read about his adventures so far!

Hindu Temple in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

International Travel: One of the Benefits of a Global Career

Although I speak and write often about the professional benefits of working abroad, an international career also offers a great deal of fun!  One of the best perks for me comes in the form of travel. During the course of my three years in Hong Kong, my husband and I managed to visit most every […]

International Currencies

Moving Abroad? Financial Preparation Pays Off

One of the most important prerequisites for a successful globetrotting experience is to establish a comprehensive partnership with a truly global bank.

Is Going Global Right for You?

Do You Have the Right Stuff?

When people tell me they want to live and work abroad, I encourage them. Living and working abroad can be a mind-opening experience. Yet it can also be tough — a real challenge if you’re not ready for it. “How do I know if it’s right for me,” many people ask.  You can start by […]

A Tale of Two Expats

An interesting comparison in the Economist about Western expats in China and their Chinese counterparts in the West.

An American Academic’s Perspective on Moving Abroad

Many people ask me about the differences in moving abroad if you’re a corporate type, civil servant or academic. This first-person narrative published in the Chronicle of Higher Education aptly describes many of the common obstacles facing transfers, as well as those specific to academia.

China Remains Hot Spot for Executives & Managers

China officially overtook Japan as the world second largest economy this year. As such it’s an increasingly important job market for western executives because China is central to most every global company’s business strategy today. In fact, if you want to get to the top tomorrow, you’ve got to gain experience in China today. According […]

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I’ve Got an International Job — Now What?

Since the NYT article came out, many readers have asked me “What do I do once I get the job? What’s next?” Make the most of it, one step at a time.

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Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

Stacie Berdan is an international careers expert and award-winning author. She has worked in more than 50 countries and continues to counsel companies on global issues. She spends a great deal of her time speaking on college campuses where her advice on global careers has been characterized as "engaging, insightful, inspirational and authentic" by professionals, campus counselors and students alike.

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