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

By Jeff | April 4, 2018

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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“How Not to Get a Job (Overseas)”

By Jeff | March 7, 2018

OK, this post is focused on an article in The New York Times that is more focused on general job search strategies, but the reader responses to it got me so irritated that I had to write something. Plus, the lessons one can draw are equally valuable in the international job search context. Here’s what went …

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Your resume: It’s all about THEM

By admin | June 20, 2018

A few weeks ago, I was working with someone who is looking for an international private sector job and providing some thoughts and advice on their resume. This person has some incredible work experience, work experience that many companies would salivate over. But when I read their resume, much of that incredible experience wasn’t jumping …

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