Written by ESC Admin on 28 Jun 2020 Posted in Blog
When you've graduated and are preparing for your first job, the rewards of studying abroad show themselves. Find out why students abroad have an advantage over others.
You love to challenge yourself
After packing up and leaving home to study elsewhere, you showed a willingness to explore new opportunities. Taking initiative is another favorable quality that employers are looking for; by demonstrating ambition and setting goals for themselves, an employer will be eager to take on someone who will go further. If you can do so, that means you can actually learn easily and work unsupervised, which would make it much easier for your boss.
You can adapt to your surroundings
In the changes the best organizations and firms change. Across long stretches, few markets, industries or procedures stay the same, and organizations must respond to these. Studying abroad is a great way to prove you can transition easily to entirely new surroundings.
You offer a whole new view
Having studied in another country, you can make yourself invaluable to a company that may consider that expanding market in the years to come. Many graduates worry that they don't have enough experience, or that they're too young for certain positions; the other side to that argument is that you're bringing innovative perspectives that appeal to potential new customers in the coming years.
You are a social person
Compared to qualifications and experience, it may seem like an afterthought but personality and character are important to employers. With all the qualities and expertise that a applicant might have, if they seem to be hard to work with, an interviewer may turn on them.
These qualities make a person the apt employee for top organizations thus proving that studying abroad can be good for your career.