Overcoming the cultural barrier

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Cultural difference in the work environment and job application process is only one of the many obstacles Expat Partners face. However, it’s a great obstacle to overcome as you work on it straight away.

How to apply for jobs using LinkedIn in the US

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In this article, I will explain how to use LinkedIn for your job hunt and how to get referrals by employees of your dream company. Happy job hunting! I know its awful but the more you know the easier it will be.

LinkedIn for Expats: Pimp your digital business card

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Learn how to pimp your LinkedIn profile when living abroad and seeking new business contacts and/or work. Part 1 introduces you to the pitfalls of the header area and offers advice on how to stand out. Download the free checklist.

The Expat-preneur: A real deal?

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Over the last week, I read a couple of academic papers about expatriation. Many papers are dealing with the effect of expatriation on the relationship and the influence of the Expat Partner on the success of the assignment.
One paper, in particular, caught my attention: “The expat-preneur: conceptualizing a growing international career phenomenon” by M. Vance, Y. McNulty, Y. Paik and J. D’Mello.