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.
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?
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, […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]