[ID:7786] Now, let’s take a look at some key strategies to keep in mind as you begin your job hunt. Typically, you will need to devote at least four or six months to your job search, spending at least ten hours a week. The more time you spend on a focused search, the more leads, interviews and offers you will ultimately get.
Job Hunting Strategy: Targeting and Goal-setting
Begin with the end in mind! As with every cross-cultural and career endeavor, a combination of self-reflection and in-depth industry research will help you assess the best path forward. Target your ideal specialization within the field of international business; then begin researching any trade magazines, online forums or umbrella organizations that could lead you to internationally active firms. Is your ideal job with a multinational consulting firm? An international bank? A supply and logistics firm? Depending on your field of interest, the profile of your target employer will vary greatly.
As you start finding companies, firms, organizations or banks that operate...