“My 5 year plan is focused on building my career.”
“I have nothing to gain by going off on adventures.”
“I’ll do my sightseeing later, after I’ve made it.”
If you had any of those thoughts as you read the headline of this post, you might want to think again.
What if we said to you that travel could actually help you achieve your career goals? Well, it can. Far from being a distraction or a delay in your agenda, travel will give you the behavioral skills employers want, maybe even more than they want technical qualifications.
Planning and Organization
Budgeting, destination research, logistics, accommodations, equipment, safety: you need detail-oriented thinking to ensure that your trip goes well. It’s also exactly what you need to successfully plan and execute a work project.
Unless you’re going solo, you’ll compromise with your travel companions on what to see, where to eat, etc. Communicating and working together, you’ll achieve the...