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Find Your Dream Job: Insider Tips for Finding Work, Advancing your Career, and Loving Your Job

Mar 23, 2016

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live and work in a foreign country? More people than ever are living and working outside the country where they were born. According to the United Nations, the number of international migrants now stands at a record 232 million people. That’s a significant increase since 1990. For many of these people the move to a new country is permanent; for others, it may be a temporary stay for a year or two.

This week on Find Your Dream Job, we talk about how to find work outside the United States. Our guest is Marcelle Yeager a career coach and recruiter with deep experience in international employment. Marcelle shares tips for how to find and land work opportunities throughout the world.

In this 35-minute episode you will learn:

  • First steps in looking for a job overseas.
  • Networking tips for overseas opportunities.
  • Cultural challenges you may face when working abroad.
  • The most high-demand jobs for American expats.

This week’s guest:

Marcelle Yeager (@careervaletLinkedIn)

President, CareerValet

Washington, D.C.

Listener question of the week: 

I want to move across country, but I can’t afford to relocate without first having a job lined up. Do you have any advice on how to “woo” employers from 2,000 miles away?

Answering our question this week is our guest co-host, Jenny Foss of If you have a question you’d like us to answer on a future episode, please contact Jenna Forstrom, Mac’s List Community Manager at

Resources from this week’s show:

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Opening and closing music for Find Your Dream Job provided by Freddy Trujillo,