Graduation season is upon us and with it lots of practical advice and tips for these newly minted grads. GO Global! is my number one piece of advice and I’ve incorporated it in my my Top Tips with a global twist for new grads.
“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.
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.
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 [...]
Guest blogger Kelly Loughlin, a recent graduate now living and working in San Francisco, advises students on the ins and outs of the important study abroad experience.
Global is everywhere today. You can hardly turn on the news or read an op-ed without hearing how our world is growing more crowded and interconnected. Yet I was dismayed to read a troubling piece in Sunday’s New York Times about foreign language suffering cuts yet again in elementary schools around the country this fall. In this day and age, American [...]
The global economy is here. Large-scale employers, multinational companies and all types of organizations want and need, more than ever, employees with international experience. Today’s newly minted grads find themselves on the front lines of an increasingly competitive global marketplace, competing for jobs from Boston to Beijing to Barcelona to Bombay. Students who begin building [...]
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 [...]