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What Traveling Teaches You: Life Lessons from the Road

   What Traveling Teaches You: Life Lessons from the Road: For a young traveler, perhaps a student on holiday or one studying abroad, the chance to explore a new part of the world is priceless – an adventure not to

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CV Writing Tips for Saudi Arabia

CV Writing Tips for Saudi Arabia A Curriculum Vitae (CV) and cover letter are typically a job applicant’s first introduction to an employer and, as a result, of great importance. Saudi business culture can be divided into positions for expatriates

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Manage Your Move Abroad in Ten Steps

So, you’ve landed that perfect job abroad or finally decided to realize your dream of moving to a new country. Either way, you’ll experience many new things – new people, new cultures, new languages, new food, new customs. It’s exciting

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How to Create a Country-Specific Curriculum Vitae

When you come across that perfect job advertised in the country of your dreams, it is imperative to get your resumé or curriculum vitae (CV) just right, focusing it on those aspects most important for that particular job, but also

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France: Resume/CV Guidelines

When writing to a prospective employer in France, do not send an exhaustive résumé/CV (curriculum vitae). Two pages can be justified when you have — at the very least — eight years of professional experience; otherwise, one page usually will suffice. Lengthy résumés/CVs are not popular with recruiters and increase the risk of your application being put at the bottom of the pile or summarily discarded.

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Kenya: Resume/CV Guidelines

In Kenya, applications for professional positions are written in English, unless there is a specific request for another language. Always proofread résumés carefully for typographical and grammatical errors. Do not rely solely on spellcheck program.

Many organizations prefer online applications, and may or may not accept hard copies. It can be useful to set up an electronic signature, if possible. There are many tech-savvy individuals in Kenya, and a staff member in a cyber café or other organization that offers IT services will usually be able to assist with establishing a secure virtual signature.

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