Making the Most of it Maxims: Living & Working Abroad

Stacie Berdan at Hong Kong Baptist University

Working abroad is not necessarily what you’re used to, and it’s imperative to keep this point in mind. Learning to live and work in another culture takes time and focus.

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Living Abroad vs. the Constant Traveler

Interested in an international role? Check out the pros and cons of taking the deep dive and moving abroad vs taking on a “global” job with international responsibilities from home base. Determine which one is right for you.

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Top Ten Tips for the Aspiring International Executive

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If you or someone you know is considering an assignment abroad, be sure to read this list of 10 tips for the aspiring global worker.

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I’ve Got an International Job — Now What?

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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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Women Move Up By Moving Overseas


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.

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NY Times: When a Career Path Leads Abroad

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan gives practical advice and specific tips on the international job search in this piece about global careers.

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10 Ways to Increase Your Chances of Going Global

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, […]

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International News

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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 […]

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Writing a Book

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 […]

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More Relevant Than Ever: Going Abroad Pays Off for Women

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 […]

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