Jeff

Do I have to speak a foreign language to work overseas?

 “Do I have to speak a foreign language to work overseas?” Conventional wisdom says yes…or at least this person, this person, this person, and this person seem to think so. Perhaps unsurprisingly, this chorus of voices includes many universities and language schools—who are simultaneously pitching their (often costly) language and study abroad programs. Coincidence? Maybe …

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What sort of international work experience is right for you? (Real, battle-tested advice from someone who has been there.)

When I went to college, I knew I wanted to work overseas someday. Back then, there was little good advice out there about how to make that dream a reality.  I had to figure out a lot of things on my own — and I made a lot of mistakes. But what’s surprising is that, …

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