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Work Abroad: The Basics

An Inventory of Cross-cultural Skills

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[ID:0344] Employers are looking for people who have cross-cultural experience and skills. It is especially important to demonstrate this knowledge if you are just starting out in your international career. You must prove that you can survive and be successful in a work setting while abroad. Tell employers where and how you acquired your international experience — some acquired domestically, and some abroad.

Tell employers that you are aware of the international skills required and that you enjoy the cross-cultural work environment.

Include cross-cultural information in your resume but don't overdo it! Choose only three or four places that will have the greatest...

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