If you’ve never been an international agent, you’re missing out.
This week, we’ll take you through the basics of the industry and how you can get a foot in the door.
The BBC’s Andrew Walker will be on the show this week to discuss the subject.
You can also find our full episode on the BBC iPlayer.
We’ve also got a video of Andrew Walker’s interview with Steve Ballance, who works for one of the biggest international trade firms.
Steve Ballances international agent.
How to become an international trader How to start an international agency How to get an international firm’s attention How to negotiate with a firm How to take a job as an international buyer How to make a killing as an agent How to work in a hotel How to set up a small office How to sell in a big city How to live in a foreign country How to stay in the UK How to open a bank account How to rent an apartment How to travel abroad How to buy an item How to hire a car How to sign a contract How to transfer money How to apply for a visa How to find a job in a country How you can become a trader How you should approach a job interview How to decide what to wear How to approach a meeting How to pay a friend How to choose a company How to invest How to manage an office How you could become an agent You might want to think about what it takes to become a professional international trader, whether you’re starting from scratch or working with established firms.
We also cover the basics like finding the right client and how to decide on your next step.
You’ll also get tips on finding the best agents, how to negotiate a new contract, what to do when dealing with the media and what to say when you meet an agent.
You will also find out about some of the more unusual jobs you might find yourself working in the future.
There are a lot of exciting jobs out there, so whether you like working for a big international firm or a small firm, you need to think long and hard about what you want to do.
Andrew Walker is an international international trader who has worked for several international trade agencies and international brokers.
He’s also the author of ‘How to Become an International Trader’.
He is on BBC Radio 4’s The World Tonight, 11:00pm GMT on Monday 11 October and 10:00am GMT on Wednesday 12 October.
He’ll be talking about the future of international trade at 7:30pm on Monday 12 October on the Radio 4 programme ‘What Is The Future Of International Trade?’
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