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Book Review: Kissinger the Negotiator — Lessons from Dealmaking at the Highest Level

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Rating:  five out of five stars Title: Kissinger the Negotiator — Lessons from Dealmaking at the Highest Level Author:  James K. Sebenius with R. Nicholas Burns and Robert M. Mnookin Year:  2018 Current price:  $14.99 (Kindle edition); $17.99 (paperback) Bottom line:  Want to learn how to handle complex negotiations?  You can’t do much better than …

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10 reasons your resume is hurting your international job search — and how to fix it today

A public message to approximately 90 percent of the international job-seeking population: Your resume could be a lot better.  And it is hurting your international job search. (Honestly, it’s also hurting any domestic job search you are doing, but since that’s not the focus of this site, we’ll leave that to one side for now.) …

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Three steps to transforming a degree in international relations into a career overseas

A former intern, a very thoughtful and disciplined individual, sought me out recently for advice on looking for a career in international affairs as their master’s degree program comes to a close. We sat and spoke for about an hour during a period of unholy cold and wind that laid low Washington, D.C., in the …

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