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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Are You Ready for a Global Career?

Go Global!

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.

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Looking for a Job? Think Globally.

Child has the world in her hands

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.

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I’ve Got an International Job — Now What?

Which way?

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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UK Research Confirms Women Working Abroad Fast-track Careers


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 […]

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New York Post Interview with Stacie Berdan


A Q&A with NY Post reporter on why global careers are important and what make a successful cross-cultural worker.

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Why Teaching English in a “Small Town” is the Best Way to Launch Your Career in China

Guest Blogger Leslie Forman describes why teaching English in China is the best way to launch your job in China.

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International Travel: One of the Benefits of a Global Career

Hindu Temple in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

Although I speak and write often about the professional benefits of working abroad, an international career also offers a great deal of fun!  One of the best perks for me comes in the form of travel. During the course of my three years in Hong Kong, my husband and I managed to visit most every […]

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