May 3, 2010

Australia Work and Holiday Visa Tips

This one’s for all of you endeavoring to work or study abroad! Australia is one of the world’s most desirable destinations for young travelers searching for sun, sand, and surf. While it’s tempting to spend hours soaking up rays, there’s much more to Australia than its beachside culture and unusual animals. From the rugged splendor […]

May 1, 2010

Escape to Australia

Oh man, it’s pouring rain and I’m stuck inside pounding out my work assignments. And then I get this note from my boss, asking me to research and tell our readers about Come Out & Play Australia.  And now I’ve spent the better part of the last hour reading and dreaming and wishing I could […]

April 30, 2010

Australia Extends Invitation to Foreigner Workers and Students

It has to be one of the top work/study destinations for Americans, Canadians, and Brits: Australia. Now’s a great time to plan a long visit because the country has made getting work and holiday visas easier. That’s right, Australia is warmly inviting foreigners to come work, study, travel, and play! You might have seen information […]

June 2, 2009

Tuesday Tips: Kick Start Your Resume By Working Abroad

Hey college grads, I just came across this great article from Transitions Abroad on how to kickstart your resume by working. Given the rather soft job market in America, the time has never been better to live out your dreams to work, volunteer and travel abroad. Author Nora Dunn’s article includes tips for everything from […]

February 28, 2009

In the News: Green Industries Hiring in Scotland

According to Scotland’s The Herald newspaper, green jobs aren’t just on the rise in the U.S., but in the U.K. as well. The British company Centrica recently announced plans to create 1,500 new green jobs, from engineering positions to green collar assignments. Jobs will include energy efficiency advisers and wind farm installers. On Monday, I […]

January 19, 2009

What’s Your Dream?

Today Americans are celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday, so I am — not surprisingly — thinking about dreams. I’m not talking about dreams of paying off the credit card and taking a vacation dream. I’m talking about long-term visions for yourself. What would you be doing and where would you be living if money […]

November 19, 2008

Hot Jobs #11

Every Wednesday at the JobMonkey, I share a selection of three new job listings posted in our free database.  If you are in the market for a new job, JobMonkey’s free job database is a wonderful first stop.  It’s updated daily and contains a wide range of positions, professions and locations. This week, I have […]

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