Career Planning and Expat Guidance

What to do with my career after ?

Moving abroad entails more than cultural obstacles and language barriers. It also brings change into your life on every dimension. Relationships and marriages do change along the way, friends are missed, professional identity is on stake and most women are struggling finding new fulfillment in their life when the former job can’t be packed in a box and brought along on this adventure of living abroad. This website is here to help, to inspire, to empower, and to show you that the time abroad is a great opportunity for personal development if used right.

Career Planning

Plan your career as the Expat Partner and enjoy your professional life abroad.

Embracing Diversity

Learn about intercultural communication and how to handle culture differences.

Motherhood

Find a support network to focus on your professional and personal development while not blending out motherhood.

Becoming a mother can be lonely and consuming. When friends and family are far away it is time to create your own support village around you. The “It takes a village” mastermind group encourages you to refocus on what it is that you want from life without blending out motherhood. 
New groups starting mid-August!

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Quitting your job and joining your partner abroad does not need to end your professional career. Learn what options you have and how to define what you really want during your time abroad. Make it to your own personal journey and get the most out of it!
Uphold your employability after a move abroad or a career break and resolve your professional identity dilemma. This ebook focuses on international career planning and a competitive 21st century skillset. 

RETURNSHIP – THE CAREER BREAK SOLUTION?​

Many women are looking for the second act in their life after caring for the children for decades. Other women are already struggling with returning to work after only a couple of years of the career paths. No matter the lengths away from the workplace, many women have two things in common: they are highly educated but lacking the network and the confidence to get back on track after a career hiatus.

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corona, job, career

How to land a job during a pandemic

Since COVID19, women have reached out to me asking whether they should still apply for jobs. They hesitated to send out resumes and continue investing time and energy into looking for opportunities. In this blog post, I am talking about was has and was has NOT changed since COVID19 and how to prepare for the competitive journey of getting your dream job.

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katharinavonknobloch, expat coach, sharethelove

The aimless & spoilt expat spouse – an opinion piece

A couple of days ago, I stumbled across yet another media coverage about expat spouses and the fact that those well-educated women are throwing away their career ambitions to follow their husband abroad. Interestingly enough, the comments below the post have been even more prejudiced than the article itself. I wonder why it is so hard to change the image of the expat spouse and what we can do to become recognized as what we are: amazing, brave, solution-oriented globe trotters with a lot of understanding for global issues?

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