12HourDifference Posts

August 16, 2017 /

On August 15th, I took part in the 3-Day International Living Challenge where I had the opportunity to do a live stream interview with Chizzy Igbokwe and share some of my advice on how to find work abroad.

Not surprisingly, the hours after the interview were filled with “OH I SHOULD HAVE SAID SOMETHING ABOUT THAT” moments. In an effort to go back in time, here are a few things I wish I had mentioned during my interview.

Read the PostI Should Have Said That!: A Follow Up to the 3-Day International Living Challenge

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Alissa Carpenter founded Everything’s Not Ok and That’s Ok (NOTO) Coaching after over a decade in higher education. She has advised Millennials and GenZ students at institutions such as The Wharton School and Penn State. Now, she offers professional development and career exploration to companies, alumni groups, student advising units, and individuals across the country. Alissa has an MEd in Social and Comparative Analysis in Education, is a Gallup-Certified Clifton Strengths Coach and is certified in the Strong Interest inventory.

Read the PostCareer Advice: Interview with Career Discovery and Personal Development Coach, Alissa Carpenter

June 12, 2017 /

They said college would be some of the best years of my life. I was determined for that not to be the case. So I set out to work abroad with no plan but determined to forge a career abroad. I was a male nanny. A freelance writer. An English teacher. A program manager. An eCommerce store owner. And now, after three years, I work at an international technology company. This is my story.

Read the PostBehind the Curtain: My Pathway to Working Abroad

May 22, 2017 /

The daughter of a diplomat turned digital nomad, Cecilia Haynes is the epitome of a global citizen. She has lived across the world from India to Turkey and has used full-time remote work as her ticket to a continued international lifestyle. I had a chance to speak with Cecilia about living around the world, how to find remote work, and what she has learned from a life abroad.

Read the PostRemote Work: An Interview with Third Culture Kid, Cecilia Haynes

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