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How studying abroad is a life-changing experience

September 21st, 2016|

Most things in life can be translated into numbers and College is no exception. The average length of a U.S. bachelor’s degree is around 1000 days. That is around 3% of a person’s life. The average semester abroad is 125 days, which is about 0.4% of one´s life. However, within this small percentage lies an […]

The new era of work

August 12th, 2016|

Work is a moving reality. From early civilizations to the Industrial revolution, work processes and the impact on an individuals’ life have drastically evolved. Today, according to Jacob Morgan (Forbes, 2013), globalization, technology and mobility are profoundly changing our relationship with work.
Those changes are not “yet to come”. We already entered a disruptive, fast-changing era […]

Startups: your competitive advantages to attract and retain interns

July 20th, 2016|

Even if startups are pretty trendy right now, when it comes to attracting the best talents, competition is still fierce among corporate companies and their big names. So what can you do to make the difference and convince great candidates to join your startup? Here are some arguments you might be willing to use during […]

The South America experience: Living in Chile

June 27th, 2016|

Chile is the best country for starting a new life in South America. Its similarities to the Western world help many expats mitigate any potential cultural shock. That being said, you will feel Latin America in every corner: from endless bureaucracy, chaotic traffic, street markets, informal economy to a laid-back attitude towards life, not to […]

Tips to nail your Skype interview

June 13th, 2016|

Do you have a job interview over Skype coming up? Don’t freak out, be prepared!
1- Have a professional username
Just be simple, boring and use your name. Nope, “soccerstar10” is not an option 🙂
2- Test the equipment beforehand
Do a few test calls with your friends to test your internet connection, set up your camera and ensure […]

Moving abroad: the best way to adjust to a different culture

June 1st, 2016|

Relocating to a foreign country is the greatest experience for you to grow, see a different world and actually experience a new culture from within. For those ready to take on this challenge, understanding the best way to adjust to a different culture that you’re not accustomed to is key. Being proactive in identifying the […]

Will you be happy at work 3 years from now?

May 24th, 2016|

This article was originally published on the Hppy Blog.
We know for a fact that today’s workplace has fundamentally changed from what our parents believed it to be. The achievement of getting a job is no longer an end goal, but merely a stopping point, out of many others. And being happy at work is key to […]

The ultimate guide to apply for a visa, by a smart cookie

May 17th, 2016|

I know it’s not the sexiest topic, but in such a small world chances are you’ll have to apply for a visa at some point in time. Don’t freak out, it’s going to be ok – I have some tips to help you through the process! It starts right now, fasten your seat belt!

Step 1: […]

Manager’s Guide: Onboarding step by step

May 6th, 2016|

“If you are one of my hiring managers and you plan to invest salary and you have not committed to paper what my first 30 days look like, then I simply will not  sign the offer letter.”
Jeff Hyman, The ultimate guide to hire startup rockstars
 In this article you will find useful tips to […]

How To Immerse Yourself In A New Culture

May 2nd, 2016|

Article originally published on The Wayward Road

One of the main reasons people travel or move abroad is to experience a new culture and way of life. This usually comes with big dreams of really immersing yourself in everything a place has to offer. However, it’s not quite so simple. It’s often all too easy to […]