An International Student Guide to Job Searching in Cleveland

Most Effective Job Search Methods: Networking 75-80% of jobs are found through networking! Networking is the ongoing process of growing personal contacts to gain information about careers. Networking does not involve asking anyone for a job! Your goal is to continually build a network that reaches within your career field until you uncover employer needs. … Continued

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The Dealership Debuts a Co-work Community For Entrepreneurs

The Shaker Heights Development Corporation (SHDC) and The Economic Community Development Institute (ECDI) announce a new partnership at The Dealership, a hub for entrepreneurship activity in Shaker Heights. The Dealership, located at 3558 Lee Rd., is a co-work, event and office space for entrepreneurs, freelancers, creatives and small businesses. The Dealership offers members short/long-term desk … Continued

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shark&minnow Awards Global Cleveland on #GivingTuesday

Strategic marketing and business consulting firm, shark&minnow, committed to giving back this holiday season. In honor of #GivingTuesday– a global day where businesses and communities come together to celebrate generosity through giving initiatives, shark&minnow launched their 2nd Annual #sharkATTACK contest. As the winning Greater Cleveland non-profit organization, Global Cleveland was selected to receive a day … Continued

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Cleveland Multicultural Holiday Celebration

You’re invited to the 7th Annual Cleveland Multicultural Holiday Celebration on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at the Global Center for Health Innovation, 1 Saint Clair Avenue, NE. The International Community Council-Worldwide Intercultural Network (ICC-WIN) presents this gala event in partnership with the City of Cleveland and with Global Cleveland as a Community Partner. Premier sponsor … Continued

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Addressing equity, diversity, and inclusion as a Spark Fellow

Global Cleveland is a proud member of Welcoming America, a nonprofit dedicated to helping local governments and nonprofit organizations build a welcoming infrastructure in more than 100 communities across the United States. Pictured above, Ohio Fellows: Left Patricia Y. Hernández, Senior Attorney, Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. and right Melissa Bertolo, Welcome Dayton Program … Continued

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Cleveland: My New Home

I was born in Shenyang, a city in the Northeast part of China with about 8 million people, and have lived there for the first 19 years of my life. Summer is not very hot, but winter gets unbelievably cold. Shenyang has a long history: it was once the capital of China during Qing Dynasty; … Continued

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My Life As An Immigrant Living in Germany

Three months ago, my husband and I packed up our lives in Cleveland and made the move across the Atlantic to Düsseldorf, Germany. We are both lifelong Clevelanders, and though we love our hometown, we also love traveling, learning languages, and experiencing a different culture. Plus I believe that living in other countries gives you … Continued

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Altogether or Nothing!

Last week I was invited to present THE CLEVELAND STORY in Slovenia. For those of you who know it’s not Slovakia. That’s another amazing country a few hours to the north. Slovenia is where my mom was born, where both of my dad’s parents were born, and if you’ve heard me say or write this … Continued

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In Medias Res

October is awesome. Our world championship team shared their golden ringed joy, our incredible baseball team began the journey to the World Series, and Global Cleveland held the national stage for its work in welcoming newcomers and bringing prosperity to international and native born alike. In two separate weeks, Global Cleveland was able to share … Continued

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