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How can I learn Spanish by immersion inexpensively?

Year off between undergrad and dental school. Optimally, I would like to go to South or Central America for the purpose of learning Spanish. Best way to do this? [more inside]
posted by mellosphere on Oct 11, 2012 - 13 answers

 

Useful idioms

Business idioms that are actually useful? [more inside]
posted by AceRock on Jun 29, 2012 - 31 answers

How do I pimp my resume in English ?

I'm french-speaking, possible new job needs my resume in English. Please help me pimp my resume. [more inside]
posted by Baud on Dec 13, 2011 - 6 answers

What do real editors do, anyhow?

Help me be a better editor... for my wife. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 15, 2011 - 16 answers

senseless rules

How do I deal with a basically useless rule that I am supposed to enforce (at work)? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 7, 2011 - 25 answers

Talking the talk from Kuwait to Kinshasa.

I have need for a large and strange batch of audio translations. As a newbie to this game, please help me zero in on market specifics. [more inside]
posted by mykescipark on Jun 20, 2011 - 3 answers

Rate this thing that is a CV

Again with the screen-punching. [more inside]
posted by Fen on Mar 31, 2011 - 14 answers

Rate this thing that is a cover letter

I have written a cover letter. I would like to know whether it makes recruiters jump for joy or punch the screen. [more inside]
posted by Fen on Mar 11, 2011 - 40 answers

Is 'she' intentionally disrespectful?

Office Politics - Idiosyncratic language usage or Hindi diss? [more inside]
posted by scrute on Jan 25, 2011 - 33 answers

What are good jobs that can take you abroad for extended periods of time?

What are good jobs that can take you abroad for extended periods of time? [more inside]
posted by wooh on Dec 24, 2010 - 17 answers

ideas sought for living and working in el mundo hispanohablante...soon!

American citizen wants to spend some months living in a Spanish-speaking country and at least break even. Halp! Details within. [more inside]
posted by threeants on Nov 30, 2010 - 13 answers

Where should I look?

[CareerFilter?] Help me make the most of my time in Korea (plan for career, have fun) [more inside]
posted by kinakomochi on May 25, 2009 - 5 answers

Two Master's Degrees... What are my options?

This spring I will be finished with my second Master's degree. I've been at my current job for almost three years and while I enjoy it immensely, I am wondering about other opportunities that having two graduate degrees might open up for me. Am hoping to obtain answers especially from individuals who have multiple degrees and have gone into somewhat different career paths. [more inside]
posted by msposner on Nov 11, 2008 - 3 answers

Oh, so you're a [insert profession here]! How [insert whacky generalization and misguided curiosity here]?

What is the first question people ask when you tell them what you do? Are there common misconceptions or generalizations that people make? How do you tactfully and/or humorously correct them? [more inside]
posted by iamkimiam on Apr 28, 2008 - 156 answers

Translating normal thoughts into office speak

I could use some help translating normal thoughts into office-speak and playing it cool at the office during professional negotiations and meetings. [more inside]
posted by salvia on Dec 6, 2007 - 11 answers

فلوس كثيرا

Brainstorming summer employment opportunities in Arabic-speaking countries. [more inside]
posted by The White Hat on Oct 17, 2006 - 8 answers

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