Why Expat Partners Especially Need Help with Crafting a Compelling Pitch and CV

In this blog post, we explore the unique challenges expat partners face in creating effective CVs and pitches, especially when dealing with career gaps. Drawing from personal experiences and professional expertise, the post introduces the CV Lab, a tailored program designed to help expat partners craft compelling, authentic CVs and LinkedIn profiles. It emphasizes the importance of confidently communicating one’s professional story, transforming perceived gaps into strengths.

Quick Steps to Re-enter the workforce

Re-entering the job market after a longer career break can be a daunting task. Many people who take time off from their careers for various reasons such as raising a family, caring for a loved one, or pursuing further education can find it difficult to re-enter the workforce. This is because the job market is constantly evolving, and the skills and experience that were once valuable may no longer be relevant. However, there are ways to succeed in re-entering the job market and I am sharing them here in this blog post and in my free guide book. 

Changing values in the job market 2023

The beginning of the year is always a time for reflection and it is therefore not surprising that many people also consider whether their current job or employer still suits them. In today’s blog post, I summarize a few interesting facts from a Europe-wide HR study on changing core values of employees. This will give you a good feeling of where you stand compared to others – even when you are thinking about re-entering the job market, these facts are very helpful to get a feeling for the new value construct of the job market 2023.

What are your signature strengths?

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Our professional life and private life are closely connected. When we are unhappy with our career we are most likely also bringing that to the kitchen table back home. In this blog post, I am introducing the concept of signature strengths, how to reveal those strengths and what they have to do with you being not really happy with your current job situation.

Do’s and Don’ts on LinkedIn

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LinkedIn is THE essential social media platform when you want to change career paths. I know Instagram is more fun but LinkedIn is a way better time investment. In this blog post, I share the 4 Do’s and Don’ts I when it comes to your activity on LinkedIn. Let’s get right into it.

Should I still send out job applications? How hiring is affected by Covid19

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Covid19 is affecting all layers of our daily lives obviously not sparring out employment. As this website focuses on the professional journey of expat partners, I want to address the questions you might have right now: 
Does it still make sense to apply for jobs?
Are there even job listings?
What can I do to increase my chances of becoming employed?

How to get a job at a start-up

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Start-ups are enjoying a great image nowadays, and people are looking for ways to get a foot into this promising sector. In this article, I will explain the advantages & disadvantages of working in the start-up sector and how to apply successfully.

Self-learning 2019

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If you are looking for great platforms to enhance your skillset online here are my favorite 5 websites to go to. They are all bullet-proof and a definitive recommendation!

Create a career vision that inspires you

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Many people dream of radical career changes, but only a few follow through. A move abroad often forces us to take the leap and jump. In this blog post, I will introduce you to some career shaping techniques that I learned from fellow career coaches along my journey.
Check out the free download at the bottom of this article to work on your very own vision for your career change.

How to apply for jobs using LinkedIn in the US

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In this article, I will explain how to use LinkedIn for your job hunt and how to get referrals by employees of your dream company. Happy job hunting! I know its awful but the more you know the easier it will be.

LinkedIn for Expats: Pimp your digital business card

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Learn how to pimp your LinkedIn profile when living abroad and seeking new business contacts and/or work. Part 1 introduces you to the pitfalls of the header area and offers advice on how to stand out. Download the free checklist.