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Building Your Global Career

Lecturer: Dr. Joann Halpern, Director of the Hasso Plattner Institute, New York, and adjunct professor of International Education at New York University. Former director of the German Center for Research and Innovation, NY, as well as former director of international programs at Harz University in Wernigerode.

Content:On November 16th, 2021, Dr. Joann Halpern held a virtual expert talk discussing key strategies that are important to consider when designing a (global) career. These strategies included networking techniques, building your personal advisory board and fixed vs. growth mindsets. A short documentation, a mind map visualizing the main points of the talk, can be downloaded here:

MindMap Virtual_Vorschau

In addition to this overview, we got to the bottom of the most important questions with Ms. Halpern in a follow-up interview on 19.11.21. which can be downloaded here:

Vorschau_Interview Halpern

For those that are further interested in the topic, Dr. Halpern recommended the following books:

  • Bill Burnett and Dave Evans (2016). Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful Life. New York: Knopf.
  • Bill Burnett and Dave Evans (2018). Designing Your Life Workbook: A Framework for Building a Life You Can Thrive In. New York: Clarkson Potter.
  • Nicholas Lore (2012). The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career for a Lifetime of Satisfaction and Success (Revised Edition). Touchstone PR.