With the economy steadily on the mend, you can improve your chances of finding your desired job in the New Year by making a few simple changes. It can be anything from formatting your resumé to reflect your transferable skills, applying to jobs in a different industry and/or making new contacts.
Working at a for-profit and non-profit agency one after the other gave me the unique opportunity to compare and contrast the two work environments. Although there are many similarities between the two sectors, the differences are also stark.
Transitioning from school to the added responsibility of a working life can be a little stressful. Instead of putting things into perspective by comparing your situation against others’, the Dalai Lama suggests finding a bigger perspective which unites all life. Understanding compassion is the key to this renewed outlook.
Once there, where will you go? What will you do? What will you eat? How will you get around? These questions are some of the challenges you will be faced with as soon as you clear customs to become a temporary resident of the country you’ve chosen.
If you’re a recent grad or a student with that “I-can’t-wait-to-be-done” feeling but don’t want to jump into the workforce right away… if you want to travel and see the world but don’t have the money, then Korea may be for you!