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?

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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What do we know about expat partner career?

What do you actually know about expat partners and career planning? Numerous extensive academic studies have dealt with the question of how the career of partners who go abroad for a certain period of time for the partner’s job is affected. In this article, I’ll give you a quick run-through of some of the hot topics that are known about this.

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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. 

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Support services for accompanying partners abroad

The well-being of the accompanying partner on traditional corporate assignments is not only in the interest of the partner and the family but also in the interest of the company sending the family abroad. Countless studies show that a struggling accompanying partner is causing a higher ratio of earlier returns or unsuccessful postings. In this blog post, I am covering the different aspects of company support. You will learn what kinds of support aspects you might be able to receive and motivates you to take your own adjustment abroad seriously.

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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.

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The secret ingredient that turns a profession into a vocation

In psychology, many scholars have already addressed the question of what the difference is between a profession and a vocation and why people who are lucky enough to have found their vocation are so much more fulfilled in their lives. In this blog post, I’ll give you insight into the fundamental distinction between a profession and a vocation, and let you in on the secret ingredient discovered through research that turns a profession into a vocation.

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Turning a hobby into a profession: A check in 2-years later

In this blog post, our first role model Leonie looks back on her professional path over the last two years and allows us to have a peek into her personal journey to turn a hobby into a profession. She shares her learnings as well her passion projects for 2023. As many of you loved this portrait I am so happy to be able to present a follow up to you!

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