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Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 11:00 in Top Tips, Finding Work

In recent years, the communication landscape has changed drastically. Information and opportunities from around the world are now accessible from almost any household or dorm room, and this fact has completely transformed the international job search process.

Social Media for Career Success outlines the importance of developing a strong online presence before your hunt for opportunities even begins, and the section will also give you detailed advice about how and where and how to get involved in the ever-evolving world of social media.

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Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 07:22 in Stories from Abroad, Teach Abroad

Talk about full-blown cross-cultural immersion! A one-year teaching job in Gwangju turned into a ten-year, life-changing experience for Gary. According to Gary, a positive outlook makes a world of difference when you're making your way in a foreign land.

Read more in the Stories from Abroad section. Been abroad? Tell us about it!

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Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 21:00 in Top Tips, Finding Work

What skills do international employers expect you to have? What can you expect from your international career? What jobs are going to be available to you after you graduate? What qualities should you start developing to ensure your success? And what happens when you want to have a family? The Ideal International Profile section on MyWorldAbroad's main site (for registered users) provides answers to all these questions, but below you'll find a few of the key tips for those hoping to start building international career potential now.

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Posted on Monday, March 23, 2020 - 08:12 in Stories from Abroad, Travel Abroad, Working Holidays

Bryan spent New Year's Day 2019 in Vietnam, and over the course of the year he traveled to no less than 12 countries! Read about his journey, backpacking through Eastern Europe and Germany, and traveling around Asia. As most of us stay a little closer to home for the next few months, we can begin planning and dreaming of our coming international adventures. Read Bryan's story to get inspired.

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Posted on Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 11:43 in Top Tips, Language Learning

Having a second or third language greatly increases your appeal to international employers. Not only does it show that you are capable and adaptable, it also shows your commitment to cross-cultural communication. Not convinced? Here are a few more tips to start you on a language-learning path!

Top Tips The working world needs multi-lingual workers: Whether you are applying for a job at home or abroad, your potential employers will be impressed by your language abilities. You may be required to use your second language on the job, or it may simply be a skill that proves your commitment... Read the full article
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Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 11:15 in In the News, International Skills, MyWorldBuzz

In this time of uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, many of us will find ourselves at home much more than usual. You may have even had international travel cancelled. While this is disappointing and even worrying, remember that you can use your time at home productively. When you're not doing school work, consider checking out the MyWorldAbroad site. Our articles, resources and links can help you plan for your future.

For example, check out our World Online collection to see some of our favorite online tools and pages for learning about the world through statistics, stories and fun... Read the full article

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Posted on Friday, March 13, 2020 - 10:46 in In the News, Finding Work

International resumes are different from domestic resumes. From your stated objective to your highlighted skills, when applying for an internationally oriented position, you should be sure to follow the guidelines for specifically international resumes. So, you want to know what they are? You can find out right here.

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Posted on Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 11:00 in Stories from Abroad, Study Abroad, Language Learning

With university majors in international studies and French, it was an obvious choice for Heather to spend some time in Paris. With an eye to making the most of the opportunity to improve her French language skills, Heather chose her program's homestay option, and tried to interact with Parisians as much as possible in their own language. Read about the trip that turned Heather into a travel addict!

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Posted on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 05:42 in Top Tips, The Professions

The thought of hopping on a plane to help the sick and needy is thrilling and inspiring. But, working internationally in the health care field is not quite as simple as that. Read this section to get a sense of what your options are.

Top Tips Health is a growth industry: Developing nations are in constant need of certified medical professionals to fight famine and disease. Hospitals, companies, NGOs and IGOs are just some of the employers generally in need of qualified professionals. Understand why you want to go abroad: Are you going because of your desire to participate in... Read the full article
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Posted on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 11:11 in Teach Abroad, Stories from Abroad

Nicole only planned on teaching English abroad for a year. Almost a decade later, she's still abroad, having traveled to over 50 countries around the world. Want to find out how she got bitten by the globe-trotting bug and built a career as an English teacher abroad? Check out her story, which highlights the value of being culturally adaptable when heading abroad to work.

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