Blog Archive

31.03.2014
"Career Capital." Career capital is the combination of skills, connections, and abilities that come with excelling in a field. It’s the combination of rare and valuable skills and experience that make you a competitive candidate, or a valuable person in a company. Working abroad gives you more career capital, since you are acquiring more unique...
24.03.2014
Do you have what it takes? Relocating - to boldly go where you and your family have not been before. The experience, knowledge, and qualifications to not only successfully move your family to an unfamiliar country but also to integrate them into the new culture so that they have a sense of belonging can be a daunting prospect. It is however not...
21.03.2014
Over the past few weeks the pupils of Years 5 and 6 Brighton College Abu Dhabi have been focusing on their entrepreneurship skills to fundraise for the upcoming British Schools in the Middle East Games which begin on Thursday 20th March 2014. Pupils have been helped by some parents and have been busy making items to sell and raise money for the...
17.03.2014
"If only I’d known then what I know now" is not something I say often, partly because I don’t believe in crying over spilt milk and partly because the world changes so rapidly that often today’s solutions just weren’t available back then. But an upcoming webinar on portable careers for expat spouses has got me thinking about what I would do the...
10.03.2014
We often get asked where to visit in Brazil, after all, it’s a massive country so difficult to know where to get started. Here’s our top 10 places to visit in Brazil if you are looking for a holiday to this wonderful country. 1 – Rio de Janeiro In our opinion the most beautiful city in the world with stunning natural sights such as Corcovado and...
07.03.2014
I have lived in Bangkok now for 18 months. Prior to this I lived in Leeds, in the North of England and worked for a medium sized city centre law firm, specialising as an employment lawyer. My core hours were 9-5 but the more senior my position became, the longer I found myself staying at the work, and the more I woke up in the middle of the night...
03.03.2014
In a recent post on the Harvard Business Review blog, Grant McCracken wrote, after all, everyone in a homogeneous social world tends to know the same things. Interacting inside these worlds confirms this knowledge. It is when we interact outside the silo, with people with whom we have 'weak ties,' that good things happen. We effervesce. The post...