Continuing your career abroad & overcome the cultural barrier

When moving abroad a major challenge is to continue your career. If you are struggling here don’t worry: You are not alone AND you can do something about it. Continuing a career abroad in times of digital nomads and globalization is getting more and more important. It is a topic very true to my heart and I put a lot of work and time into getting together the best resources for finding work abroad. 

work abroad

Entry options to a foreign job market

There are more options than a full-time position. Explore different ways to enter a foreign job market.  

How to overcome the cultural barrier

My personal tips to present yourself in a foreign work environment. Make your internationality your competitive edge. 

How to use linkedin for your job hunt

Especially in the US, LinkedIn is more than relevant for the job hunt. Are you already making the most out of your profile?

Work abroad

ENTRY OPTIONS TO A FOREIGN JOB MARKET

There are more options than a full-time position. Explore different ways to enter a foreign job market.  

HOW TO OVERCOME THE CULTURAL BARRIER

My personal tips to present yourself in a foreign work environment. Make your internationality your competitive edge. 

HOW TO USE LINKEDIN FOR YOUR JOB HUNT

Especially in the US, LinkedIn is more than relevant for the job hunt. Are you already making the most out of your profile?

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Repatriation with Kids

During summer many families are relocating to a different country. In this guest blog post, Anne is giving valuable insights into the psychological aspect and provides tips and tricks from her own experiences.

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Favorite Places in Munich

What to do, where to eat, and how to meet other amazing expats. A guest blog from the website queen Eleanor sharing her favorite spots in the city.

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Role Model Story Flor: A dream job 9 years in the making

Our Role Model Flor has a lot to offer: she grew up in Venezuela and is currently living in Germany with her American husband. She raised 3 children far away from home, couldn’t continue her profession as a lawyer abroad, was searching for herself without the professional label for a long time, and finally found her dream job shortly before her family will move from Germany to the USA in the middle of a pandemic. Flor has so much to share with us. She tells us what it was like for her to be at home with three small children and the knowledge that her own career fulfillment was so far away. She also shares about the long application process that finally provided her with her dream job and reveals her secret ingredient

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Why some assignments fail

Not every posting ends happily. Many secondments fail, affecting not only corporate projects but also, especially in the long term, family and personal satisfaction. In this blog post, I would like to share a few insights that I was able to find in the course of my research on this topic. I like to refer to academic studies and large-scale studies and I am glad that there have been more studies on this topic especially in the last 20 years. If you want to look more into the topic feel free to check out this info box. In this box, I put the names of some papers and studies that I consider relevant.

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I know I am a much more fun mum when I have my own project – Role Model Story of Marloes

Together with her two kids (now 6 & 8 years old) Marloes and her husband moved from the Netherlands to Taiwan. Back in the Netherlands Marloes worked as a consultant and it was their first international move. In this role model portrait, Marloes is reflecting on her path from a corporate working mum in the Netherlands to distributing fun & supportive workbooks for children moving abroad as an entrepreneur.

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