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EF Talks: Louise on how to have an international career that you love
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This Q&A is part of a special series of interviews with successful, internationally minded profe...

5 dream internships you wish you had
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Taking your first steps into the workplace can be a challenge, and it’s made much easier when you ge...

EF Talks: James Mandl – How important is fluency to getting the job?
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The suggestion that speaking multiple languages fluently is good for your career has been around for...

10 tips for writing a great international job application
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Writing resumes and cover letters are hard. Writing resumes and cover letters in another language is...

6 steps to CV heaven (and to the top of the pile)
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Your resume or curriculum vitae (CV) is your wingman in the job market. It helps you get a foot in t...

Avoid these 10 mistakes when working internationally
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When working abroad or in teams with people from all over the world, it’s absolutely essential to re...

8 awesome ways to spend time abroad
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Have you thought about spending some time abroad but are not sure what to actually do? No matter if ...

How to write the perfect cover letter: A blueprint
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The jury is still out on which part of a job application process, all the way from networking to wri...

Learn one of these 5 languages to stand out
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For most people looking to study another language, English remains the first choice – and for good r...

6 reasons why it’s never too late to learn a new language
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It’s well-documented that children with all their intrinsic learning capabilities have a headstart o...

Learning one of these languages will benefit your career
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Language skills can be the career gift that keeps on giving: Being able to speak, explain, and negot...

Bilingual is Better! (and here’s why)
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“The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.”– Ludwig WittgensteinLanguage fuels our brai...