Study Abroad Could Be So Much Better

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I’m a big supporter of study abroad, but we must help students prepare for it, experience it, and return better for it. Colleges have a big role to play.

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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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Recent Grads Head Overseas for Jobs

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Many U.S. college graduates discouraged by the tight job market are finding leaving the country to find jobs, adventure and lay the foundation for an international resume. Even with the economy showing some sparks of growth, new grads nationwide face a particularly difficult job market. Across the country, unemployment holds steady at 9-10 percent, while new graduate unemployment is much […]

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Internationalists Make Better Managers

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 […]

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Chinese Approach to the Job Search

Here’s an interesting article from the Global Times on one Chinese student’s approach to the competitive job search. He’s certainly aggressive!

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