How To Create Interesting Conversations

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The new school year has started. You’ve taken your first classes and met tons of new classmates. Have you made any new friends? If you answered “No, I haven’t. I don’t know what to talk to them about!” then you are not alone. Many of the former international students that I’ve met have admitted they […]

Networking with Organizational Leaders in the U.S.

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Dear Coach Kwan, In the past, you advised that we should connect with small and medium-sized companies because of their flexible hiring policies and the better chances of reaching higher-ups. How do you propose I go about searching for these key people? Best, An avid ICAway blog reader In my previous blog post, I advised […]

How To Maintain Relationships With Potential Mentors

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Dear Coach Kwan, I am struggling with maintaining a relationship with someone who I think could potentially be a great mentor for me. We have been corresponding via email, and he has been responding in a very nice manner. However, I don’t know what to do from here–what should I do next to keep this […]

New to the U.S. and LinkedIn Networking?
Here’s Where You Can Start

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Are you experiencing the same situation that I had when I first moved to the U.S. in 2014? I had almost “zero” connections to people in the U.S. on my LinkedIn. However, I realized it’s important to start building new networks on LinkedIn to get noticed by potential employers. Being on LinkedIn helps someone who […]

Networking Blueprint For International Students:
10 Easy Steps

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OJT.com and ICAway in conjunction have published an article to help International Students in the U.S. navigate networking challenges. Check it out by clicking the link below: https://ojt.com/ways-to-successfully-network-international-student/ Listen to our students at: https://www.icaway.com/platform.