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 [...]

Why you should study abroad during your vacation

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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 [...]

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 the fact that you weren't brought up by a Italian [...]

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Learn one of these 5 languages to stand out

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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. [...]

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 [...]

Learning one of these languages will benefit your career

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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 [...]

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 manager, it’s something 99 percent of people have [...]

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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 [...]