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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Create your own Clarity Circle

In this blog post, I will provide you with a great coaching exercise to help you reflecting on your WHY concerning your next professional step. In case you are thinking about re-entering the workforce or switching roles but are not yet fully clear on what this new profession looks like this is a great tool to kick off the thought process.

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The big entry ticket: What enables a smooth re-entry?

How do women land a job after a long career break? Is it by sending out traditional CVs to recruiters? I was curious to learn more about it, especially when there is a rather non-linear CV involved. So I interviewed women around the globe and asked them straight away. In this blog post, I am sharing two strategies that worked for many of them. You can also download the full study for free including all 5 essential access strategies. What will be your approach?

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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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