Cultural differences in working environments

Does what works in the USA work where you are?

December 18 2014 by Editorial - admin

With so much online advice and content being generated in the English language in the USA, and with great respect […]

How important to you is diversity in your workplace?

November 19 2014 by Editorial - admin

It appears from research by Glassdoor, an organisation that tries to understand candidate perceptions of employers and allows you to rate […]

Gender Inequality in Public Service

August 20 2014 by Alix Vazeux

We previously mentioned the persistent inequality between men and women in some areas of the workforce. It is important for […]

What’s Your 30-Second Resume?

August 14 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Networking is a major tool for your job search. You need some advice on how to make a pro-active networking […]

How to Survive a Social Company Culture as an Introvert

August 13 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Are you an introvert trying to survive in a company filled with extroverts?  Here is some advice to help you […]

How Successful People Stay Calm

August 12 2014 by Alix Vazeux

“I think intermittent stressful events are probably what keeps the brain more alert, and you perform better when you are […]

Want to Ensure You’ll be Happy at Your Next Company?

July 29 2014 by Alix Vazeux

Ensuring that you will be happy in your next job goes beyond just getting the offer. You need to make […]

A Day in the Life of a UNFPA Staff Member: India

June 17 2014 by Alix Vazeux

A Day in the Life of a UNFPA Staff Member: Mexico

by Alix Vazeux


Company Culture matters! Make sure YOU are a Fit

May 29 2014 by Alix Vazeux

You might have the perfect profile and competences for this position, but are you sure to you are a good […]

Knowledge of Protocol: Building Block for an International Career

May 19 2014 by Alix Vazeux

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

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 […]

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 […]

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

March 19 2014 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 […]