Best of 2016: Our most popular articles

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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 [...]

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

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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 [...]

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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. [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Learning one of these languages will benefit your career

By on 07/29/2016

Language skills can be the career gift that keeps on giving: Being able to speak, explain, and negotiate in another language makes you more [...]

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Useful phrases for a job interview

By on 07/03/2016

Few prospects get butterflies fluttering in your stomach like a job interview. Scary though it seems to sit down and discuss yourself with a hiring [...]

Why you should study abroad during your vacation

By on 05/27/2016

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 people recognize the power of studying abroad, even [...]

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How to find a job with social media: an overview

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How to find a job with social media: an overview

By on 02/23/2016

There are only about three things that are more convenient without the Internet and looking for jobs is not one of them. We now have all of the [...]

3 benefits to being a digital nomad

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3 benefits to being a digital nomad

By on 02/16/2016

The Internet and all its communication perks have given rise to a whole new generation of telecommuters and “digital nomads” (online entrepreneurs or [...]

10 reasons to take a gap year now

By on 02/07/2016

gap year (gæp jɪr) noun an amazing way to win at life a period - often before, during or after university - in which a person takes time off to travel the world, learn languages, work, [...]

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Career Q&A: How to find a career that makes you happy

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Career Q&A: How to find a career that makes you happy

By on 01/31/2016

This Q&A is part of a special series of interviews with successful, internationally-minded professionals and career gurus, and centered around the [...]