It’s no secret that experience living abroad is a quality highly valued by employers.
But, if your time spent studying or working abroad is now reduced to a one line bullet on your resume, you’re missing the point.
Depending on the role you’re applying for, you’ll want to highlight your time abroad as an integral piece of who you are today.
Living abroad takes adaptability, global awareness, and courage.
All important traits in the workplace.
Here is how I prepared my experience and learnings from living abroad to make them relevant for employers back in my home country:
Don’t let your abroad experience live (and die) as a resume bullet.
Take the time to translate your international experience to prospective employers in meaningful and relevant ways that set you apart.