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Culture Shock—Without Ever Leaving Your Home Country

Career Realism

As global moves become commonplace, relocation and corporate professionals have gained a better understanding of the phenomenon of culture shock. Yet relatively little attention is paid to cultural issues when relocating employees within a country. When it is acknowledged at all, domestic culture shock is treated as more of a punch-line than a problem. rural/urban), you increase the affect of these differences—and culture-shock—exponentially.

is my youth stopping me from getting a job, do I have to make small talk, and more

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on job application materials. Whenever I talk to my friends or family about my frustrating job search, their responses are always, “Of course someone is going to hire you! I was going to apply for this job regardless, but I was looking at the website and realized one of the directors this job reports to is this wonderful woman I worked with a bit at my current job. How can I stop my youth from getting in the way of getting a job?

How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

Most people get jobs from their network, not from a career center. Career centers want to get credit for everything they do — it’s their job security. in Russian from Columbia, but not how many students get jobs. Pick a school based on their track record for getting students jobs. And, since you’re not picking from a list of brand name schools, make your choice based on their track record for getting their graduates great jobs.

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