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. 

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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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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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The Career Decision Tree Model

In this blog post, I present you with a new career concept about decisive and influencing factors on female careers around the globe. This model called, the career decision tree model, is also a great starting point to reflect on your own career decisions and I will show you how to work with it in this blog post. 

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The emotional rollercoaster of a career break

A career break is a phase in life that is always associated with self-doubt and uncertainty. Often women make their peace with this time after they have re-entered the labor market and have found for themselves that they have enjoyed the best of both worlds. Only in retrospect are many women very grateful for this time and at peace with their decision. In this blog post, I am sharing the emotional rollercoaster of women around the globe with long career breaks. Read about Lisa, who re-entered the workforce after 7 years and learn from her personal approach. 

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Why do women decide to leave the 9 to 5

About 62% of the workforce has taken a career break in their professional history at some point (LinkedIn, 2022). While in the past, career breaks have been a huge stigma and often led to career breakers not re-entering the workforce at all, we are experiencing a new era. But why is it that especially female employees, committed to their profession and boosting recognition and acknowledgment, are deciding to take a career break? In this blog post, I am shedding some light on the reasons for taking a career break and its implications.

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Why career coaching is so essential in times of new work

As a coach, I have seen a visible increase in the need to explore different career options. While some clients are finally planning to tackle going back to work after a long break, other clients are seeking a shift in their current career feeling their skills and values are not matched with their current profession. During the pandemic the buzzword “The great resignation” came up, illustrating the global need for creating a new work-life balance. In this article, I will highlight some interesting global facts around the topic of the great resignation and explore why coaching is such an essential tool for employees (and potential employees) to gain realignment with their careers.

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A Different Approach to Everyday Life: A Return to One’s Own Values Abroad

Living abroad not only opens up a completely new view of the country and its people. The perception of worldwide cultural differences also does something to one’s own ideas. What is desirable? What belongs to the things that are absolutely necessary and what are things that are considered absolutely necessary in one culture and play no role at all elsewhere? This becomes very vivid if you make yourself aware of an everyday situation in a very concrete way. In this article, I look at the different designs of children’s rooms around the world and what this has to do with a return to our basic instincts. 

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Why less families decide to move abroad

Are families less willed to move abroad in this world of uncertainty? How will expat assignments change within the next year? How to make the decision of moving abroad or working from home in another country? This article is shedding some light on the future of global mobility in the world we are living in right now.

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