Associations for International Professionals

Young professionals and students in the United States can benefit from participating in professional associations and this applies equally to international students as well. Since getting involved earlier in your career can offer more opportunities to learn, volunteer and expand your professional development, it makes sense to identify associations that operate internationally.

The lists of associations below can provide a starting point for students and young professionals to connect with organizations and get more involved with their local or international work. One option is to identify companies or groups that are members of an association and consider requesting an informational interview to learn more about how they contribute to their international association. Continue reading

Chile – Employment Outlook Update

In the months since GoinGlobal first examined the employment outlook for Chile there has been continued progress in Chile’s economy.

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During the first quarter of 2013, Chile’s Central Bank reported that the country’s GDP had grown by 5.6% in 2012. The report also noted that imports and exports increased during 2012 as well. The growth trend provides a positive reinforcement of the economic expansion that Chile continues to enjoy. Continue reading

Doing Business in Liberia

Finding information about companies and business activities in Liberia can take you to multiple online destinations. If you are looking for details about  companies operating in Liberia or opportunities to invest or start a business venture it helps to think creatively to find information in public and fee-based sources. In many cases, there are numerous publicly accessible reports that are published by newspapers, consulting firms, and governments.

GoinGlobal’s Key Employer Directory is one option to identify examples of companies working in Liberia. However, there are additional resources that can provide useful supplements to the initial listings in GoinGlobal’s database. Continue reading

Careers in International Preparation

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics has identified career opportunities in international preparation as a growing area of specialization. When you search on networking sites such as LinkedIn you can also find numerous references to job roles that focus on international relocation and global mobility. As the economies of the world become increasingly connected there is an expanding need for professionals who understand the challenges associated with moving to and working in cultures around the world. Continue reading