25/02/2014

How an international business program helped launch my supply chain career

I started the job hunting process at least six months before I graduated from Fanshawe College’s FITT-accredited international business program. I think the most important thing in the job hunting process is to identify your career goal or objectives first, and start to get ready early. Having my career goal set up long before I started the program, I knew I wanted to work for a company involved in international trade.

11/02/2014

How to get hired for a career in international trade

Are you looking for a career in international trade? It is not all about searching, it is also about researching and showing potential employers that you are serious and that you make contact with them having already done your research.

04/02/2014

5 truths of business meetings in Latin America

After 13 years in the UK, coming back to live and work in my native Uruguay has meant re-adjusting to business culture here. I own my own international trade business (Sunny Sky Solutions) but I also work with many UK businesses across the whole of Latin America. And this means meetings. Lots of meetings. Now, remember that Latin America is vast – it comprises 600 million people across two hemispheres, two main languages and 19 countries. So there’s a lot of variety. However, from my own experience but also from talking to many businesspeople within Latin America and with those from outside that have done business in the continent, here are my 5 truths of business meetings in Latin America…