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Powerful Words to use in a Cover Letter

May 21 2014 by Alix Vazeux

A cover letter will reinforce your CV and give more insight into your personality. Did you know that most recruiters […]

Choosing the Right Target Cultures, Roles and Organizations is Critical to Your International Job Search and International Career Success

by Alix Vazeux

As a result of globalization and increased opportunities due to the need for specific skill sets overseas, more and more […]

Happy Birthday to the Rubik’s Cube!

May 19 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Today we are celebrating the 40th anniversary of Erno Rubik inventing the Rubik’s Cube by making todays “Google Doodle” a […]

Having the Right Mindset and Goals for Networking Success

by Alix Vazeux

For those interested in learning about the importance of setting networking goals for your expat career and international job search. […]

Knowledge of Protocol: Building Block for an International Career

by Alix Vazeux

Some international careers require an in-depth knowledge of protocol. My friend, Benedicte Valentiner, is a good example. She served four […]

Don’t make these mistakes on LinkedIn!

May 16 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Want to get a new job? You are going in the right direction by using the powerful professional networking platform […]

4 Career Lessons From “The Wolf of Wall Street”

May 15 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Aside from breaking the world-record for most number of f-bombs dropped in a movie (506), “The Wolf of Wall Street” […]

How to Relocate with your Kids?

May 14 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Planning to relocate but you don’t know what to do with your children? Keep in mind that children are very […]

Body Language Reflects your State of Mind during a Job Interview

May 11 2014 by Alix Vazeux

You’ve spent hours preparing for your interview, but have you ever thought about how you look and your body language? […]

Enhancements to the Global Careers Fair – sharing is caring!

May 2 2014 by Alix Vazeux

We are continuously looking for ways to enhance your experience of using the Global Careers Fair platform. We’ve just updated […]

Not Enough Time to Job Hunt? Trying to do too much?

April 29 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Ever feel like there are simply not enough hours in the day? Overwhelmed by the volume of tasks on your […]

Do you Know How to tell YOUR story during a Job Interview?

April 28 2014 by Alix Vazeux

  How do you react when an interviewer asks you to “Tell me about yourself?” For some of us, talking […]

Where to Find Job Postings in LinkedIn?

April 24 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Candidates, LinkedIn has become THE most powerful social media for Job Hunting. We want to help you optimise your research […]

9 Twitter Hashtags Job Seekers Must Follow

April 23 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Have you started using Twitter in your job search? Twitter is an increasingly useful job hunting tool. For those who […]

How can Pinterest Help You with your Career?

April 16 2014 by Editorial - admin

Have you come across Pinterest yet? It’s a great social media tool that allows you to pull all of the […]

Attracted by Working in a Small Company?

by Alix Vazeux

Some of you may already be considering working for a small business rather than a big organisation, not only for […]

5 Things Every New Graduate should Know

April 11 2014 by Alix Vazeux

From my personal experience, I know that graduation day is a big step in your life. You are now done […]

How to Negotiate a Job Offer?

April 5 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Many of us feel uncomfortable about negotiating a job offer. The secret is all in the preparation and your approach. […]

You have 6 Seconds to Make an Impression with your CV!

April 4 2014 by Alix Vazeux

If your application didn’t even get past the first round, then it is probably down to something the recruiter didn’t […]

Why do You want to Work in the Public Sector?

April 1 2014 by Alix Vazeux

We are continuing our series of interviews with people who have a passion to work in the International Public Sector. […]

Little Cover Letter Secret to get an Interview

by Alix Vazeux

Writing a cover letter is your first chance to show your motivations to the recruiter. This article talks about how […]

What would Attract you in a Job Advert?

by Alix Vazeux

This interesting post asks some interesting questions about what makes an attractive job ad and what it means for the […]

Looking for a Job? Ask your Friends!

by Alix Vazeux

You may have heard of the iconic book, “How to win friends and influence people” by Dale Carnegie. Well, in the […]

Interviews but No Job Offer…? Sort it out!

March 26 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Getting a lot of job interviews but all unsuccessful? There is something missing and we are here to help you […]

10 Benefits of Working Abroad

March 24 2014 by Alix Vazeux

If you are hesitating about relocating abroad, this article might convince you to go for it! Nowadays, more and more […]

Performing a Phone Interview

March 19 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Have you ever been interviewed over the phone? How comfortable were you? Hiring over the phone has become a common […]

You wonder What is the Interest of Learning a New Language?

by Alix Vazeux

Originally from France, I did not realise the advantages of learning different languages when I first started to study English […]

How To Say “This Is Crap” In Different Cultures

March 16 2014 by Alix Vazeux

When I first moved to the US, a member of my team wrote a report for me. It wasn’t very […]

Darth Vader’s CV Writing Tips

March 15 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Advice to our Padawan learners! Darth Vader wants to shape your CV and help you make a hyperspace jump in […]

How to be Fluent in a new language in only Six Months?

March 13 2014 by Alix Vazeux

We’re a great fan of TED Talks – TED is a nonprofit organisation devoted to spreading ideas, in the form of […]

9 Essential Questions To Ask In An Interview

March 12 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Great news! you’ve been selected for an interview, done all your research, anticipated all the questions that your interviewer might […]

How Do Job Seekers Use Social Media in 2014?

March 5 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Jobvite recently conducted a nationwide online omnibus survey of job seekers currently employed in the USA to get some information […]

Avoid Accepting a Job You Don’t Love: Ask These 5 Questions

March 4 2014 by Alix Vazeux

For those of you finding yourself in the situation of taking a decision on a job offer, here are some […]

Dr. Seuss-Inspired Guide to Twitter

by Alix Vazeux

Theodor Seuss Geisel was an American writer, poet and cartoonist. He was widely known for his children’s books written and […]

Increase your job search networking effectiveness using LIPPL to find more people on LinkedIn

by Editorial - admin

You know that talking to the right person in a company can be invaluable if you want to find out […]

What does it take to work for the European Union Institutions?

March 3 2014 by Editorial - admin

Last week, Laura Tarragona-Saez –Head of Unit at the European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) – shared what brought her to […]

Will it hurt my Job Search if I don’t use a Cover Letter?

March 2 2014 by Editorial - admin

Job seekers often ask me, “Do I really need a cover letter?” or “Does anyone actually read a cover letter?” […]

The Social Job Search: What you don’t know Can hurt you

March 1 2014 by Editorial - admin

We would like to help you in your job search strategy, including the changes and improvements you need to make […]

Media Partner News

February 27 2014 by Editorial - admin

IntJobs specialises in roles for international affairs experts. IntJobs collects and displays worldwide international affairs jobs, otherwise scattered on multiple […]

Spotlight on UN Women

by Editorial - admin

This week we are delighted to present UN Women, one of our youngest exhibitors. In July 2010, the United Nations General […]

Meet Lourdes Chabrol, attendee at the Global Careers Fair

February 26 2014 by Editorial - admin

Lourdes Chabrol, attendee at the Global Careers Fair, was delighted to have an opportunity to share with us her personal […]

Meet Laura Tarragona-Saez – Head of Unit at EPSO

by Editorial - admin

This week we would like to share with you the personal experience of a Head of Unit at European Personnel […]

Why Social Recruiting is a Significant Disruptive Force

February 21 2014 by Editorial - admin

  In “The New Rules of Recruiting,” authors Todd Wheatland and Zachary Misko claim that recruiting has evolved into much […]

Interview of the week

February 20 2014 by Editorial - admin

Mamta Singh – Human Resources Specialist at UN Women Today, we would like to share with you the very special […]

Six Business Blog Topics That Will Attract Local Customers

February 19 2014 by Editorial - admin

            Search engine optimization is one of many benefits of blogging. Blogging improves your search engine […]

Creating a Social Media Strategy for Your Event

February 17 2014 by Editorial - admin

            You might be asking yourself: Why be social at events in the first place? […]

8 Ways to Survive a Recruiter Office Romance

February 14 2014 by Editorial - admin

                Valentine’s Day is here… and one of 2 things is likely are […]

Post of the Week!

February 13 2014 by Editorial - admin

As so much of our focus this week has been on the Global Careers Fair, we thought we would feature […]

Three People, Three Salaries: How They Spend and Save

February 12 2014 by Editorial - admin

Ever wished you could peek at the spending habits of someone with the same salary as you? We asked three […]

Charity really does begin at home

February 8 2014 by Editorial - admin

It’s a popular myth that the British Red Cross spends more money on international disasters than emergencies at home – […]

The ICRC’s Action in Colombia!

February 6 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Have a look and join them! If you want to have a precise idea of how the ICRC tries to […]

Do you have what it takes… to work for all the citizens of Europe?

February 5 2014 by Alix Vazeux

    Over 500 million people. 28 Member States, over 30.000 colleagues, communicating in at least 2 languages. Why work anywhere […]

Find out what Christophe Beney – Head of Sourcing has to say about what it takes to work for the ICRC

February 4 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Today we share the second part of our interview.  In this, Christophe focused on the ICRC’s recruitment process and what […]

The EU Institutions employ 40 000 people from a wide variety of cultural, educational and professional backgrounds

by Alix Vazeux

Have a look at the types of jobs you can do: EU institutions employ 40 000 people from a wide […]

Want to work for the EU Institutions?

February 3 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Find out more about  EU Careers (https://www.facebook.com/EU.Careers.EPSO) selection procedure https://bit.ly/1dcQBry and try some sample tests: https://bit.ly/1dcOVyo   Permanent contracts

Interview of the week

January 31 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Christophe Beney – Head of Sourcing at the ICRC   Today, we would like to share with you the very […]

Newsletter #3

January 30 2014 by support

News of the week Welcome to a new edition of The Global Careers Fair Newsletter. This week is about numbers. […]

Check this out! New functionality

January 29 2014 by Editorial - admin

Subscribe to our Newsletter Subscribe to our Newsletter! Follow the news of the week, post of the week, Exhibitors or […]

Do children’s toys influence their career choices?

January 28 2014 by Editorial - admin

By Vanessa Barford BBC News Magazine Continue reading the main story

First impressions count. Not just at uni, but for years afterwards.

January 17 2014 by Editorial - admin

We’re big fans of the focus that employers place on hiring future talent. And why wouldn’t we be? We work […]

Top 20 Interview Questions – and their Best Answers!

January 16 2014 by Editorial - admin

Many of the questions that employers ask at job interviews will be standard interview questions. It’s important to be prepared […]

10K on Facebook! You will be the next to join ?

January 15 2014 by Editorial - admin

Questions and answers on forced labour

January 14 2014 by Editorial - admin

What is forced labour? Is it the same as trafficking and slavery? According to the ILO’s Forced Labour Convention No. […]

Newsletter #1

January 13 2014 by Editorial - admin

News of the week   Welcome to our first newsletter. So what’s been happening? Over 5,250 people have registered for […]

The new job hunt

by Editorial - admin

Global Careers Fair Fundraising

January 10 2014 by Editorial - admin

  On November 8, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan displaced an estimated 4 million people in the Philippines – more than the […]

How to be a CV showoff without overwhelming a recruiter

by Editorial - admin

A doctor examines a patient during a community medical outreach in Pakistan funded by UK’s Department of International Development. It’s […]

What’s in a job title?

January 9 2014 by Editorial - admin

You’ve decided to make a change and search for a new job. Congratulations! While applying online for some choice positions, […]

#CoffeeBreak – 9 January 2014

by Editorial - admin

        #CoffeeBreak @GCFSocial, a good laugh midday, now i have to go back finishing the development of […]

Working abroad… Is this real life?

by Editorial - admin

  Wow, has it been over two months in Thailand already? I do not know where the time goes here! Every […]