Global Career Update
January 2017 College Edition




This edition of Global Career Update takes on topics the world over including working in Peru, getting visas in France and earning salaries in Asia. It also explores trips to Europe and Israeli business negotiations.




Israel: Negotiation Styles

In Israel, business is done at a dynamic and quick pace. However, negotiations may take longer than expected. Arab Israelis prefer to do business with people they know and to develop relationships before conducting business deals. Jewish Israelis value rapport between partners to a lesser extent, and this fact may speed up closing a deal. Read more

Peru: Work Permits and Visas Overview

A visa is typically required to travel to Peru. Peru issues transit visas, tourist visas, business visas, working (resident) visas, religious visas, journalist visas and student visas. Foreign nationals with temporary tourist or business visas may stay up to 183 days in the country. To work in Peru, a foreign national must also obtain the applicable work permit beforehand. Read more

Employment Outlook: Canada

Steady and sure, Canada moves into 2017 with a growing economy, investment in the future and plans to quell a skills shortage. By Mary Ann Thompson, founder and president, GoinGlobal, Inc. Read more


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Keeping Students Safe

The majority of students who study abroad have a positive experience. However, risks do exist. It is important for universities and study abroad programs to discuss these risks with students in order to help students learn to mitigate them. Main risks include accidents, travel-related illnesses, political unrest, natural disasters and risky behavior. Read more 

Is it Possible for Millennials to Find Jobs Abroad?

An increasing number of millennial workers want to work abroad. They have a large worldview and have grown up with the world at their fingertips. International jobs are out there, but it can be difficult to find the right opportunity overseas. Knowing your strengths is critical. Talking to your current boss and networking can open doors. It is easiest to look for jobs from the country where you want to work. Read more 

China-LatAm Ties Poised to Expand, Say Ecuadorian Analysts

China and Latin American will continue to expand ties following ten years of growth in South-South cooperation, investment and trade. The partnership is mutually beneficial with potential and advantages for all participants Read more 

Costa Rica, Denmark and Norway Have the Happiest and Most Loyal Workforces

A recent study of over 200,000 young professionals in 57 markets examined workers’ satisfaction levels at work and identified those workers who will be most likely to change employers in the next couple of years. Denmark had the happiest and most loyal workforce, followed by Norway and Costa Rica. Read more