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Don’t Kill Foreign-language Learning

How can we prepare our students for a global world without foreign language instruction? How can we make America great again while destroying the programs our children need to compete in today’s global marketplace?

Go Global! Launching an International Career Here or Abroad

Funny Side of Working in China

In my new book, Go Global! Launching an International Career, I provide practical tips on how to prepare for and launch an international career. It includes a full-length chapter on launching a career in China. Don’t miss it – it will be available on Amazon and iTunes in a few weeks!

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Volunteering — While Learning Spanish — in Central America

Following up on my last blog, Studying Spanish Along the Pan-American Highway,  this piece will explore some the volunteerism options I’m considering for Spanish-language immersion learning in Central America next year.  Volunteering is a great, inexpensive way to study a language and also learn about the local culture.   And since cultural knowledge and understanding (gestures, […]

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I’ve Got an International Job — Now What?

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 […]

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Watch Stacie Berdan on CNN

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.  

Brian Hirsch, Director of Career Counseling at Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas

Career Counseling POV from an On-campus Expert

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 […]

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UK Research Confirms Women Working Abroad Fast-track Careers

According to a survey from Natwest International Personal Banking, 83% of women who work abroad believe the experience will improve their career prospects.  Check out the full article in The Telegraph here. This research confirms what Perry and I found in our survey four years ago for Get Ahead By Going Abroad: A Woman’s Guide […]

Old Colonial City of Granada, Nicaragua

Studying Spanish Along the Pan-American Highway

Originally appeared in the Huffington Post on July 25.  My family and I just returned from a few weeks traveling through Central America. Originally, we planned on going to Greece and Turkey, but the economic strife, strikes and riots in Greece had us changing our minds – and scrambling for a Plan B.  I wanted […]

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Travel the “China Road” Through Modern-day China

“China Road: A Journey Into the Future of a Rising Power” by Rob Gifford, veteran NPR reporter, takes readers on a journey through the cultural heart of post-Maoist modern China.  As China continues to rise in global economic importance, so do the many books on the Middle Kingdom.  But unless you have lots of time […]

Stacie Berdan

New York Post Interview with Stacie Berdan

A Q&A with NY Post reporter on why global careers are important and what make a successful cross-cultural worker.

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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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