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 [...]
In honor of International Women’s Day’s 100th anniversary, Stacie Berdan celebrates the adventurous women who decided to take their career global despite the naysayers. She dispels the Top 10 common myths about women working abroad.
I give a fair number of speeches and participate in many career conferences and panels across the country — both on campuses and within organizations — and almost always the question comes up: What can I do to increase my odds of being sent on a global assignment? The answer is: Many things of course, [...]
I found this past weekend full of interesting international news stories that just further indicate global growth, specifically that in Asia and the Middle East. For instance, in the Washington Post, Delaware Governor Jack Markel writes about his recent trip to China and advocates for the U.S. to follow similar suit: Government-business partnerships: Washington Post to stimulate [...]
Many people ask me how I wrote my first book: How did I find an agent, a publisher, how did I have the discipline to write it within a tight timeframe. Is a proposal necessary, is an agent necessary. Over the last three years I’ve learned there is an allure to being an author, a mystique [...]
Working abroad can fast-track your career, broaden your professional capabilities, increase your pay, and expand your personal horizons. Women who break the glass ceiling and rise to the top today are often those who have worked internationally. In her latest online column How it Can Pay Off for Women to Work Abroad for the Washington Post, Selena [...]
Living in a foreign country excites the imagination, ignites the adventurous spirit, and inspires you to explore. It can also scare the pants off you. Learning to live in another country is more than simply learning to get to the office, making yourself understood in a local language, and eating different food. You have to [...]