Career Tips for International Students

Our Accents in Job Interviews

Having an accent has always been the main barrier to Career development for many of us who were not born and raised in an English speaking country. From a psychological research from Wharton, it revealed that non-native speakers of English are perceived as having weak political skills — which is considered essential for career success.

In this podcast, Coach Kwan and our guest mentor, Melanie Fox, an acclaimed dialect coach and accent reduction specialist, have recently sat down and discussed how we can empower international students and help them overcome their fears during job interviews in English.

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