Job Search Guidance
The job-hunting process is no fun! There are many tasks we just love to procrastinate! In this section, you will find lots of advice and helpful ideas to make the job search a bit smoother.
However, if you are really invested in the idea to get back to work you can join one of my upcoming CV labs or book a 1:1 Coaching!
When preparation becomes a form of procrastination
Have you ever asked yourself if you are really taking the right approach to your job search? In this blog post, I’ll address the two most common strategic mistakes I observe as a career coach and invite you on a little journey of reflection.
How to use the new LinkedIn Career Break feature
Everything you need to know about LinkedIn’s new Career Break feature. My personal assessment of the function and a step-by-step guide with further information on the topic of re-entry.
How to cope with rejections while job hunting
Dealing with rejections creates a downward spiral of negative self talk. Here are my 5 tips to stop this process and focus on what you can control.
How to write a CV when re-entering the workforce
6 tips to improve your CV when you are re-entering the workforce after parental leave and living abroad
The biggest challenges for the expat partner to work abroad
This blog post offers a well-structured overview of the most common challenges when moving abroad as a family for the accompanying partner and her own career plans. Knowing about the most common challenges will help you to prepare, to better understand the situation and the investment you are making and gives you a better position for negotiations with your partner and your partner’s company.
6 Pillars of creating a career abroad
In this blog post I would like to go into the 6 pillars I recommend every expat partner to build. I address each of these pillars in my 1:1 coaching sessions and in the regular Mastermind groups.
Do’s and Don’ts on LinkedIn
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.
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.
Should I still send out job applications? How hiring is affected by Covid19
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
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.
The Impostor Syndrom: Why it is such a big deal for Expats/Expat Partners
I recently joined a webinar about the Impostor Syndrom amongst the Expat community by Monika Evje. It was really interesting and offered a lot of helpful information, so I did some further research and decided to share my learnings in a blog post.
Potential Entry Points to the Foreign Job Market
In this article, I would like to share with you a short overview of the 4th chapter in my career workbook for Entry Partners that cover different entry options to find work in the hope it will broaden your mind as well when you start your job hunt.
How to apply for jobs using LinkedIn in the US
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
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.