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?

explore more

moving, expat, container, moving overseas

Mastering the international move

Moving overseas is a stressful time, especially when the two Cs (Children & Container) are involved. With our own move shortly ahead, I want to summarize all the tips and tricks I received from other experienced expats and that helped me the last time we have moved countries. This list of tips is tailored to families moving with a container. Often there are professional moving companies involved and while that is a huge help in can also lead to many misunderstandings and hiccups along the way.

Read More »
expat, flug, flight, plane, repatriation

Repatriation is a bitch

Repatriation is one of the most underrated and intense phases of the whole process of temporarily living abroad. In this blog post, I want to show why that is, what you can do to prepare, and what you can expect. As always, I have used a mixture of academic papers, articles, and personal stories from within the expat community to create a valuable and comprehensive resource for you.

Read More »
expat, living abroad

Life abroad: Perception vs. Reality

The perception of our lives abroad often differs tremendously from reality. While life abroad definitely brings along a lot of joy, happiness, opportunities and exciting experiences, it also comes with a price tag. Like everything in life, there are two sides to a coin.
The idea of us sitting along the pool sipping a margarita might feel far away for you. For your friends and family back home, this might be the picture that they have in their heads.

Read More »
grateful, thanksgiving, reflection, coaching

I am grateful for…

Thanksgiving is around the corner reminding us to get together and reflect on what we are thankful for. As a German and vegetarian, the traditional version of Thanksgiving is not really my turf. However, it’s a great time for reflection and creating awareness of how lucky we are despite the daily stress we might have. 

Read More »
intrernations, expat, study 2019

Internations Business Solutions Study 2019

Recently, InterNations Business Solutions published its new survey about expats around the world. This time they dedicated a whole section to the relocation spouse and presented her demographics, personal situation, needs, and wishes for their time abroad.

With over 1,300 relocation spouses interviewed, it is one of the most comprehensive surveys out there. That’s why I find it highly relevant to talk about the results – so let’s have look inside.

Read More »

Questions? Feedback? Cooperation?
Easy-peasy: Just shoot me a message

When completing this form your name, e-mail and message will be collected in order to deal with, and only in relation to, your enquiry. Please read our Privacy Policy to see how your data is used and stored. 

Are we friends on social media yet?

Sign-up for the share the Love Newsletter