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Successfully Navigating the International Job Market
Ever wanted an international job?
Ever wondered how to get one?
Where to look?
If you’ve found yourself asking any of these questions, this workshop is for you. It is jam-packed with hot
confessions of a Global Headhunter. Entrepreneur & Global Career Coach, Mohamed Ly reveals insider
information on the world’s leading employers and shares no-nonsense and instantly actionable strategies
for conducting a successful international job search in a tough economy.
During this session, you will learn how to stack up the building blocks of your international career,
become a magnet for prestigious employers and recruiters, and land the job you really want!
Questions, issues and topics high on the minds of globally-bound job seekers will be covered, including:
• Résumé or CV (Curriculum Vitae)—When and Where to Use Which?
• Effective strategies for Global Résumé-SEO, International and Multi-Layer Networking (MLN).
• Top Mistakes International Candidates Make and How to Avoid Them?
•Breaking Through: From Leveraging or Circumventing “Gatekeepers” to Lending High-Profile
Assignments or Projects.
• How to formulate of a Unique Value Proposition and deploy effective Staging Techniques and
• How much Résumé Localization is necessary (to Translate or Not to Translate}?
•How to Bridge the Language Gap while Connecting Culturally: International Job Interview
Protocol and Etiquette (using proper keywords, format, style, content, culture-specific phrases/
• Employment Law: Know your Rights and Obligations as you navigate international waters.
• Exclusive preview to unique Career Development Tools:
the Global Career Building Blocks™,
and the International Skills Assessment instrument.
Résumé Writing & Critiquing Clinic (immediately following breakout session):
10 attendees will be randomly selected, winning a one-on-one complimentary Résumé Review
and Critique, with the opportunity to ask more personal questions, receive tailored advice and
recommendations, and make final tweaks to their résumé/CV before meeting recruiters.
About the Presenter:
Mohamed Ly, MBA, is an Entrepreneurship Coach, Global HR, Diversity and International Career Strategist, founder
and executive director of MultiLingualPros.com. Ly is the author of the forthcoming book, Going "Glocal": Local
Jobs, Global Careers--The Ultimate Career Guide for multilingual, multicultural and
international executives, professionals and students, for success in the global job
market and workplace. A well-versed public speaker, frequently quoted and featured
in various industry and general media (including SHRM Magazine, HR Executive
Magazine, HR.com, DiversityInc Magazine, NPR, and Yahoo!), Ly also writes for
leading publications, about diversity, globalization, education, entrepreneurship, business,
workforce and career management.