What to do with my career after becoming a mum  moving abroad a long break ?

What to do with my career after becoming a mum  moving abroad a long break ?

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6 action steps to re-enter the workforce after moving abroad / taking a career break

Welcome to Sharethelove

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.

Facts & Figures

Read about culture shock and adaptation theories abroad and prepare yourself

Community

Connect with strong women around the globe and learn from role models

Why is it called SharetheLove?

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SharetheLove is about motivating and supporting each other. The journey of an expat partner can be very lonely. In times of big change and lack of support network, you often feel misunderstood or out of place. SharetheLove is a home for all expats, expat partners, and global minds to learn from each other, inspire each other and realize that you are not alone with your problems. In the spirit of SharetheLove, the world is a better place when we are open to change and willing to walk the planet with an open heart and open eyes.

Thoughts of other fellow readers and clients

Who am I without my career?

The profession is an important pillar and fulfillment for me. What to do if I can't continue my career as planned?

I feel lost and alone

My new life is exciting but also lonely. How do I create a new home abroad?

The calm before the storm

The move abroad or back is imminent. I would like to prepare for it and consciously control my next steps.

The 4 weeks mastermind group for global moms looking to make themselves a priority

Are you looking for a motivating environment to tackle your personal and professional projects? Then our Mastermind Program is the right place for you!

Are you looking for a motivating environment to tackle your personal and professional projects? Then our Mastermind Program is the right place for you!

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!

Free Resources

Free workbook to tackle the job hunt abroad

Moving your career abroad or planning to re-enter the workforce after spending time with the family can be a long journey of frustration and unforeseen challenges. But no worries, there is just the right support waiting for you. 

Sign-up to the SharetheLove newsletter and download your free epaper with 6 action steps to re-enter the workforce abroad. This step-for-step guide to get started is waiting for you in your inbox

The thriving Female Expat study

Unfiltered and raw insights into the lives of the female breadwinner with a global career. The one who deliberately chose to pack her bags aims for an international career against all odds. 

Learn about career plans, family planning, and different approaches to master a global professional life. 

 

 

Most recent Blog Posts

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Your path to a purposeful career

Finding your purpose. It’s become a bit of a buzzword, hasn’t it? An entire generation (and now parts of previous generations as well) are striving for a job that not only offers an attractive paycheck but is also fulfilling and singing. In other words, it has a purpose. 

But what is a career led by purpose and how do I find it? I will answer these questions in this blog post. 

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Overcoming bureaucracy and the long path to find professional purpose abroad – Role Model Story Patricia

I would like to present you today, at Christmas time, a very special Role Model Story. It is a story that shows what happens when you persistently work on your goal and keep a profound fear behind you. It is a beautiful, emotional, touching story and I am very happy and proud that the protagonist this time is a friend of mine. Let’s start with this wonderful role model portrait. 

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Most discussed Blog Posts

The Protean Career

In the literature, a distinction is often made between the typical male and straight career path (alpha career) and the typical female, more volatile career path (beta career). Indeed, to this day, women face additional constraints and challenges in career planning. This article briefly describes the Protean Career – where women define their own definition of a successful career.

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How to write a CV as the expat partner

In my coaching, I have spoken to so many expats who are struggling with including their time abroad in a way that portraits it as an accomplishment. Therefore, I want to dedicate this blog post to all those who want to improve their CV right now and need a bit of motivation to finally do it right.

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The aimless & spoiled 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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