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Ready to land the English teaching job of your dreams? Get tips on how stand out in a competitive market, design a professional TEFL/TESOL resume and cover letter, ace your Skype TEFL job interview, and more. Plus, learn how to take advantage of Bridge’s wide range of job resources and services, including our network of Preferred Employment Partners, BridgeTEFL Job Board, and digital badges.

Bridge Job Advisor Kevin’s Best Tips for Your 2021 Job Search

Bridge Job Advisor, Kevin Mermel, helps teachers find English TEFL positions around the globe and online and connects grads with top employers. Check out his top tips for finding an English teaching job in 2021.

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Professional Development for ESL Teachers – 8 Ways to Boost Your Resume

Professional development for ESL teachers is sometimes overlooked, but it’s important if you want to grow as a teacher and become more marketable for jobs. Here are 8 ways to up your professional development game.

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How to Make an Online Teacher Profile That Will Catch Students’ Attention

Are you a freelance online English teacher trying to attract more English students? Whether you’re promoting your tutoring services via a teacher marketplace platform or you have your own business, creating an eye-catching online teacher profile can do the trick!

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High School TEFL Teacher in China

I’m Already a Teacher – Do I Need TEFL/TESOL Certification?

You’re a certified and experienced teacher in your home country and you want to teach English abroad or online. Is TEFL/TESOL certification really required, in addition to your existing credentials? Hear from teachers who were in your shoes and learn about the benefits of TEFL training, even for seasoned pros.

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How to Manage Cash Flow as a Freelance English Teacher (and Other Financial Issues)

If you want to succeed in teaching English as a freelancer, you’ll need to run your business effectively and monitor your finances carefully. Here’s how you can manage cash flow as a freelance English teacher.

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What’s a Marketplace for Teaching English Online and Should I Use One?

If you’re thinking of teaching English online, you may have considered working for a company or even starting your own tutoring business – but there’s a sweet spot in the middle of those two options, which is the marketplace for online teachers and students.

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How to Write a TEFL Cover Letter (With Sample)

A TEFL cover letter conveys your enthusiasm for a position and demonstrates your qualifications for the job, but it can also fill in gaps on your resume and let your personality shine through!

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Tariq Adams, teacher in Russia, taking a selfie in his favorite park

Yes, You Can Teach English Abroad Without a College Degree!

Great news if you want to teach English as a foreign language but don’t have a bachelor’s degree– you have lots of options, especially if you’re TEFL certified. Get inspired by these top 10 places.

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I’ve Just Completed My TEFL/TESOL Certification, Now What?

You’ve finished your TEFL/TESOL certification course – congratulations! Now you’re trained and qualified to teach English to speakers of other languages in locations around the world/or and online. But where should you go from here? We’ll point you in the right direction to make the most of your new credentials.

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Feeling Stressed? 7 Ways to Overcome TEFL Job Search Fatigue

While there’s an increased demand for online English teachers due to the global coronavirus crisis, the market is also more competitive than ever. If you’re on the job hunt and feeling frustrated or overwhelmed by the process, it’s likely that you’re experiencing TEFL job search fatigue. Luckily, there are ways you can avoid or overcome this natural part of the job search.

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