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.
I love to read — have for as long as I can remember. And although I spend a lot of time combing newspapers, periodicals and blogs, nothing beats a great book to put things in perspective — to give me reason to pause and think. Since many people ask me and so many others “what […]
One of the most important prerequisites for a successful globetrotting experience is to establish a comprehensive partnership with a truly global bank.
By Anna Catalano, guest blogger Much has been written about the professional advantages of working abroad. In today’s global business environment, it’s clear to see how important it is to understand and “live” the differences that societies around the world maintain and the uniqueness of each country’s business practices. But a collateral benefit of having a […]
MBA programs are incorporating study abroad in their curricula. Approaches vary but mandatory time abroad working on a specific business problem is proving most valuable. Two schools leading the pack are Yale School of Management and George Washington University’s Global MBA program. Yale SOM revamped its curriculum in 2006 by replacing standard finance and marketing […]
Brazil moves onto the global stage: Campuses take note by Stacie Nevadomski Berdan Brazil has arrived, and its strong economy is capturing attention. Latin America’s largest economy is poised to realize its potential as a global player. Leading the charge, President Luiz Inacio da Silva has demonstrated the right touch when it comes to economic prosperity. […]
The Expert: Stacie Nevadomski Berdan, international careers expert and co-author of Get Ahead By Going Abroad: A Woman’s Guide to Fast-Track Career Success (HarperCollins, 2007). The Issue: Employers are drawn to the curiosity—and “the ability to enjoy risk”—that compel college students to study abroad. In a recent article you wrote about employers’ views of study […]
One of the perks of a global career is the international shopping, and so a recent article in the Personal/Finance section on the web of the NY Times peaked my interest. The topic was whether or not it’s legal to have copies of your clothes made in Asia. This topic is near and dear to my heart for […]
In today’s New York Times, there is a thoughtful piece by Tony Judt, the director of the Remarque Institute at New York University who died in August. The piece reflects one man’s view of world cities, specifically New York, and pays homage to the global citizens who find themselves at home in NYC for a short […]
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 […]