8 awesome ways to spend time abroad

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8 awesome ways to spend time abroad

By on 05/16/2017

Have you thought about spending some time abroad but are not sure what to actually do? No matter if you just graduated, have a summer to fill or just [...]

Avoid these 10 mistakes when working internationally

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Avoid these 10 mistakes when working internationally

By on 05/09/2017

When working abroad or in teams with people from all over the world, it's absolutely essential to remember that your colleagues might not see the [...]

8 steps to becoming awesomely comfortable at small talk

By on 05/02/2017

At the beginning of almost everything - from friendships, to relationships and careers - there is small talk. Knowing how to start, maintain and smoothly wrap up a casual conversation is an essential [...]

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How to write the perfect cover letter: A blueprint

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How to write the perfect cover letter: A blueprint

By on 04/04/2017

The jury is still out on which part of a job application process, all the way from networking to writing a CV and acing the interview, is the most [...]

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Why you should study abroad during your vacation

By on 03/28/2017

We’ve said it before, but we’ll never get tired of it: Learning a language abroad is awesome - at any age and for any amount of time. More and more [...]

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6 reasons why it’s never too late to learn a new language

By on 03/17/2017

It’s well-documented that children with all their intrinsic learning capabilities have a headstart on the rest of us, so it's only natural to bemoan [...]

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Learn one of these 5 languages to stand out

By on 02/21/2017

For most people looking to study another language, English remains the first choice - and for good reason. As the language of diplomacy, business and [...]

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Best of 2016: Our most popular articles

By on 12/20/2016

I think we can all agree that 2016 was a challenging year, but there were a few bright spots. Like the more than 150 articles that our writers [...]

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Learning English is still a must (and here’s why)

By on 10/14/2016

It’s hard to escape the dominance of the English language in our globalized world. Although there are only an estimated 360 million native speakers, a [...]

10 tips for writing a great international job application

By on 09/30/2016

Writing resumes and cover letters is hard. Writing resumes and cover letters in another language is even harder. But we think that stepping out of your comfort zone to follow your dreams of working [...]

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6 steps to CV heaven (and to the top of the pile)

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6 steps to CV heaven (and to the top of the pile)

By on 09/14/2016

Your CV, or curriculum vitae, is your wing-man in the job market. It helps you get a foot in the door, makes a (hopefully great) first impression and [...]

Want to work abroad? Here are 12 things you need to do

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Want to work abroad? Here are 12 things you need to do

By on 08/26/2016

Working abroad is not only a great experience, but it can also launch your international career and open doors for new opportunities around the world. [...]

Bilingual is better (and here’s why)

By on 08/09/2016

"The limits of my language mean the limits of my world." - Ludwig Wittgenstein Language fuels our brains, frames our thoughts and makes complex communication possible. The words, expressions and [...]

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How to improve your LinkedIn profile: 11 tips

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How to improve your LinkedIn profile: 11 tips

By on 08/02/2016

You’re ready to take your career to the next level – and LinkedIn is one of the best tools around to make that happen. But with over 400 million [...]