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.
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.
“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.
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.
WPIX NYC’s Craig Treadwell interviews International Careers Expert Stacie Nevadomski Berdan about her new book, GO GLOBAL! Launching an International Career Here or Abroad
Globalization is here and now and happening, faster every year, so all of us — especially high school, undergrad and grad students — will need to figure out how to deal with it.
Go Global! hits the eShelves this week, selling for $4.99. Filled with practical advice and job-seeking strategies, this book is the go-to resource for anyone looking to make a markin today’s global economy. From high school students to mid-career professionals, Go Global! will make a difference!
NPR’s “Marketplace” did a series on jobs last week, and I was interviewed and Go Global! featured. With the U.S. economy still sluggish, more and more professionals are turning their sights to fast-growing, developing markets around the world: China, India, Brazil, Singapore, United Arab Emirates.
By Guest Blogger Brian Hirsch, Director of Career Services for Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. It is always great to talk to students who have an understanding of the inter-connectedness of the world into which they will graduate. I often get comments, sometimes thrown out rather casually, that students are interested in international work [...]
My next book, Go Global! Launching an International Career Here or Abroad, is a little late due to some technical difficulties (that’s what happens when you’re a trailblazer!) but it should hit the app store and eBook shelves this summer — just in time for students to take a copy with them as they head [...]