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Posted November 07, 2014 by

London Calling International Students

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Beautiful colors of Big Ben from Westminster Bridge at Sunset – London. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Choosing the right college is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. Rather than letting this daunt you, feel the excitement and put your all into research and planning. If you’re looking for a big change, along with challenges, experiencing a new culture and an internationally recognised education, studying abroad should definitely be one of your options.

But where to?

London was ranked second best city to study in (after Paris!) by QS Best Student Cities in 2012 and, according to The Guardian, it attracts one in nine students who are studying abroad. With fine establishments such as the London School of Business and Finance building its educational-scape, it’s easy to understand the attraction. (more…)

Posted October 20, 2014 by

3 Steps to Marketing Your Working Abroad Experience on Your Resume

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Work abroad sign. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Attention TEFL teachers: remember the excitement you felt a year or two ago, when you were preparing to jet off to a foreign country for exotic adventures and easy money?

If you’re the driven type, that excitement has probably been replaced by nagging worries and questions like: Will my TEFL experience help me get a job back home? Should I include my teaching experience on my resume? When I was a teacher in Taiwan these questions always popped up at expat get-togethers.

As time goes by, many expats begin to feel themselves sinking into to the quicksand that can become teaching abroad. They know that they don’t want to teach forever, but they fear that their time their time spent teaching will be seen as a negative to employers back home. (more…)

Posted September 16, 2014 by

College Graduates, Desire to be Better Professionals on Your Jobs? 35 Ways to Improve Yourselves

To be better professionals on their jobs, college graduates can do any of these 35 things in the following post.

We live fast-paced lives; our careers are certainly no different. Sometimes it can be difficult to stop for a moment to think about professional development. The reality is, though, that by choosing one area improvement to focus on at a time, we can become better versions of ourselves – and better

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Posted September 11, 2014 by

Grads, Interviewing for Your Dream Entry Level Jobs? 11 Tips to Prepare You

College graduates hoping to land the entry level jobs of their dreams should make sure they are prepared for their interviews.  The following post has 11 interview tips that can help.

Few aspects of adult life are more distressing than the job interview. Something about having to offer up your entire life experience to a stranger for validation makes us feel uneasy. Luckily, you can take certain steps to ensure you present your best self, no matter what position you’re applying for. (Click

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Posted September 10, 2014 by

Survey Shows Most of the Class of 2014 Feel Confident about Landing Jobs

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Class of 2014 image in gold with graduation cap. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

It seems that most graduates in the class of 2014 are confident that they will get jobs.  Learn more in the following post.

Achievers, the only true cloud-based Employee Success Platform™, and ConnectEDU, a technology company connecting education to careers, announced earlier this year the results of the “Class of 2014” survey, revealing what recent graduates expect of the workplace and what companies in search of new talent should expect from them. (more…)

Posted September 10, 2014 by

Taking Online Courses Has Never Been Easier

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Woman wearing graduation cap using laptop with thumbs up; online education. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When it comes to getting an education in today’s society, the online format has made it easier than ever before. With the busy schedules most people face on a regular basis, trying to make room to go to a traditional classroom can become impossible, which makes some people turn away from coursework entirely. This is where the popularity of online courses has stemmed from, because people can do the courses as they have the time. There has also been the addition of apps that can make studying and working together in an online environment easier than ever. Here are some of the best apps available to make online courses easier and more convenient. (more…)

Posted September 03, 2014 by

Interviewing for Jobs as a Recent Graduate and Want to Play Up Your Travel Experience? Skills You Should Highlight

If you’re a recent graduate interviewing for jobs and believe your travel experience can help you, the following post shares some skills you should talk about.

You’ve just returned from a big trip abroad. Maybe it was the post-graduation backpacking trip you always dreamed of, or maybe it was the career break you desperately needed. But now you’re back in the real world. And you need a job. You’ve lined up some interviews, but are

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Posted August 29, 2014 by

Are You a Recent Graduate Interested in Jobs at Sea? 5 Reasons You Might Like Sailing

If you are a recent graduate considering jobs at sea, the following post has five reasons why sailing may appeal to you.

Careers at sea can initially seem a scary but can be an exciting option whether you’re just out of school, or are ready to take on the challenge of a career change. It’s a huge lifestyle change, but for many people, the rewards far outweigh the sacrifices. The sacrifices may be &#

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Posted August 25, 2014 by

Travel Agent Can Prove To Be The Best Career Option

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Woman in travel agent office. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The main aim of travel agents is to assess some of the best business and individual people’s needs, which can help them to make finest possible travel arrangements. An agent needs to specialize towards the kind of travel as divided under business and leisure category. Moreover, travel can also be categorized under the destination. Travel agents or planners are going to promote the travel packages, as part of the resorts, cruise lines and also some other specialty groups. Understanding more about the travel groups and the mindset of the travelers is a must, if you want to reach the best position in this career option. (more…)

Posted April 04, 2014 by

Safety Tips for Studying Abroad

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Glass globe on a book with study abroad in the background. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Studying abroad can be an exciting, one-of-a-kind experience. From immersing yourself in the local culture to expanding your education and making lifelong friends, the opportunities offered by studying in a foreign country are endless. If you plan on studying abroad, check out the following tips for staying safe and adjusting to your new surroundings. (more…)