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Resources at Stanford’s Career and Development Center

We try to promote bay area resources that are open to the public, however, the Stanford Career and Development Center (CDC) is only available for Stanford affiliates and their spouses. If you are lucky enough to be a part of … Continue reading

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Culture shock coming home?

When you are planning to go abroad for any length of time, you probably expect to experience some degree of culture shock when you arrive in your new city. Your mode of transportation may change. You’ll probably have to find … Continue reading

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Planning your maternity leave in California

Linda, one of our faithful blogger is (like me) 8-month pregnant. Being an employee in a company in the Bay Area, she shared her maternity leave planification experience with us. Maternity leave differs from a state to another, from a … Continue reading

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Interview: A Newbie in the Bay Area

This interview is with Mandy, a lady who just moved to the Bay Area with her husband. The couple is planning to stay in CA for quite a while and both of them want to work. 1. Can you give … Continue reading

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Get involved with the German American Business Community

I moved to the Bay Area from Chicago where I worked for a non-for profit organization helping facilitate German American business cooperation. After settling in our new apartment in Menlo Park, I started to look for an opportunity for volunteering … Continue reading

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