Careers in Spain, Tiffany H., Translator and Resume Writer
Jul29

Careers in Spain, Tiffany H., Translator and Resume Writer

Looking to break out of teaching and into another career in Spain? Tiffany cites thinking creatively and globally as the key to her success transitioning from an English teacher to a freelance translator and resume writer. Name: Tiffany Hardy City and Comunidad: Jaén, Andalusia Job Title: Resume Writer & Spanish to English Translator Why did you initially come to Spain? I grew up in the US-Southwest and always had a desire to...

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Careers in Spain: Susan A., Digital Marketing Specialist and Entrepreneur
Jul22

Careers in Spain: Susan A., Digital Marketing Specialist and Entrepreneur

Experience in other sectors and networking with professionals helped German native Susan Akici land her current job in digital marketing at a start-up. She cites strong Spanish skills and flexibility as must-have traits when tackling the job market and Spain’s work culture: Name: Susan Akici City and Comunidad: Madrid Job Title: Co-founder and Head of Operations at iKreate Why did you initially come to Spain? To learn Spanish. I...

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Careers in Spain: Sarah G., Travel Agent
Jul15

Careers in Spain: Sarah G., Travel Agent

Spain’s growing reputation as a tourism darling has jobs in the sector opening up like never before. After several years in HR, hispanophile Sarah Gemba moved back to her beloved Seville and fell into trip planning services. She recently branched out on her own at Grupo EduTravel and has plans to get her Spanish citizenship. Read about how Sarah has coped with changing markets, an economic crisis and starting a family all while...

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Careers in Spain: Lindsay V., Chief Marketing Officer, Abengoa
May13

Careers in Spain: Lindsay V., Chief Marketing Officer, Abengoa

If patience is a virtue, Lindsay Vick has mastered the art. After the better of a decade building her resume and experience in the marketing field, she now heads up the Marketing Division of Spain-based Abengoa and jets between Western and Eastern hemispheres often. Lindsay says patience and networking were key to landing her dream job well before turning 30. Your Name: Lindsay Vick City and Comunidad: Madrid, Madrid Job Title: Chief...

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Careers in Spain: Jacqui D., Linguist
May06

Careers in Spain: Jacqui D., Linguist

All of our Work in Spain series participants have one thing in common: they agree that connections are everything when it comes to getting a job in España. Jacqui, a Midwesterner turned sevillana, took her study abroad months seriously, working for a small international educational company and pitching them a product. They helped her obtain a work visa and develop international education programs for US teenagers. Eight years later,...

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