Corporate Solutions

Sending employees abroad? Welcoming international staff?
We are here to support, connect and inspire!

When working professionals consider an international assignment there are many things to consider: personal as well as professional opportunities – for the employee, but possibly also for an affected accompanying partner.

We know that effects on a partner’s life and career is a major concern, and for some even the primary reason to turn down their own international career opportunities. That is because partners also often are working professionals who may leave behind great jobs and thriving careers.

Here we are global is here to advance the opportunities that come with international assignments, for your employee as well as for the accompanying partner. Happy partners = happy employees!

What we offer

Ready for a global development path?! 

Let us take your employees and their partners by the hand and look at the opportunities associated with an international adventure.

WHAT is a pitstop?
It is a chance to take a break, refuel energy and consider the possible road ahead. 

Participants will walk away from this group workshop with excitement, a broader look at themselves, their capabilities and the opportunities that come with an international assignment.

Employees will have a better foundation for saying ‘YES’ to a new job opportunity abroad.

Duration and context
We recommend a 3 hour group session for a participant engaging in-house pitstop.
For global engagement, online webinars can also be organised.

WHO to invite?
A pre-assignment pitstop is for employees considering an international assignment AND their partners.

At here we are global we know that partner concerns can stand in the way of successful international assignments. That is why we are here to turn challenges into opportunities by addressing personal as well as professional questions and family concerns.

When two people make a joint decision to live in another country, we see it as an opportunity for both to grow and create value. We call it the dual career opportunity.

What to expect?
Through group inspiration, individual reflection and 1-1 exercises, employees and their partners will gain deeper insights into how an international assignment can add value both personally and professionally.

Rediscovering the value of your international adventure

Let’s tune in and evaluate. What are the circumstances and opportunities. Together we find ways to stay engaged in a global setting.

We acknowledge that life abroad can hold surprises and leave you lost. We inspire your expatriated employee and traveling partner to jump over the barriers and seek opportunities. We offer tools to map and track competencies developed abroad. And we offer the support of a community of global professionals. Together we embrace opportunities to learn, work or volunteer – to make a difference where we are.

Participants will get tools that support their personal and professional growth and add value to their global resume.

Take-aways include tips for writing a professional profile, diverse options to gain real-life experience abroad and encouragement to continue an international assignment.

Duration and context
We recommend a 2 hour webinar for the rediscovery pitstop.
The pitstop can be designed as a group webinar or as a personal 1-1 assignment follow-up.

Prepare for life at home, it is a new transition

Returning home from an international assignment is known to cause considerate challenges. The pitfalls of transitioning home can be mitigated by adequate information on reverse culture shock and strategies for smoothly re-entering life at home.

In this session, participants will be equipped to face the transition into a daily life that is likely to hold both positive and negative learnings. Tangible, mindful tools and exercises will enable participants to refuel their energy. To comfortably ease in to life at home and pursue new paths, job wise and personally.

Duration and context 
We recommend a 3 hour group session for a participant engaging in-house pitstop.
For global engagement, online webinars can also be organised.


Solutions tailored for your organisation

We are here to co-create opportunities and design solutions valuable to your organisation, your employees and their traveling partners. 1-1 support and pitstops can be part of your solution.

1-1 support
We meet the employee/candidate and partner to go over concerns, inspire and facilitate that the couple takes an informed and shared decision to move abroad.

What is a pitstop?
It is the opportunity to take a break and refuel energy for the transition ahead. We can plan one or a number of pitstops depending on your organisation’s needs.

Pitstops designed and facilitated for organisations and global corporations:

1) Pre-decision: Inspirational Pitstop
Embarking on a new development path – should we stay or should we go?
How can an international assignment add value both personally and professionally?

2) Pre-assignment: Almost ready pitstop
Mastering a global assignment!
Awareness and Reflection. What awaits? Let’s plan for successful and valuable time abroad.

3) On assignment: Motivational Pitstop
Broadening opportunities. Planning and Action.

4) Successful return: End of assignment Pitstop
Returning from international assignment. 
An online or face to face session to prepare for end of assignment and re-entering the domestic job market.

Pitstops can be custom made and included in a global mobility programme tailored to your needs and budget.

We facilitate global career paths!

Coaching for International career couples

A high impact intervention for couples who are conside
ring a move abroad, in a foreign country or moving on to anew country and want to continue their career. 

We facilitate 6 couple coaching session over a period of 4-6 weeks by Zoom, Skype, Facetime or over the phone PLUS a free copy of the book See Life in Brighter Colours, full of advice on competencies and career development in a global setting. 

Two uniquely qualified coaches Paul Vanderbroeck and Jannie Aasted Skov-Hansen

Jannie Aasted Skov-Hansen (Danish) is a Human Resource professional, specialized in global people mobility. She leads here we are global – an evolving global community, aimed at supporting ICCs before, during and after their expatriation.

Dr. Paul Vanderbroeck (Dutch/Swiss) has a background of managing talent in multinational organizations. He is an Executive Coach specialized in career transitions and women leadership. He is an accomplished researcher and sought-after speaker on leadership and career development. http:/

We couple our personal experience of the challenges and opportunities of the International Career Couple with insights gained  the corporate, non-governmental and academic sectors. We met through a network connection, which underscores some of our main messages: Opportunities arise when you pursue a long term vision and short term goals on a global development path – while remaining open for unexpected turns! 


We facilitate global career paths!

Coaching for traveling partners

Do you want to discover how to develop your path while living abroad as an accompanying partner on the move? 

We provide 3 services of one-on-one coaching for the different phases in your life abroad:

▪︎ Pre-assignment: To help discovering your path and possibilities in the host country.

▪︎ (Re)discovering the value of your international adventure: Assess your needs, circumstances and opportunities to develop personally and professionally.

▪︎ End of assignment:
To help transitioning home by reevaluating your path, and supporting you for a smooth re-adaptation.

The  fee based services are provided by our here we are global path facilitator coaches and consists of a package of three sessions via skype/zoom or face-to-face sessions PLUS a free copy of the workbook See Life in brighter Colours full of advice on competencies and career development in a global setting.
We are a growing circle of coaches worldwide bringing our diverse backgrounds and experiences to the table. Here we are:

Jacqueline Straathof is from the Netherlands and has been living abroad for 5 years – first in Prague, then in Warsaw and now back in the Netherlands.

As a therapist and coach, Jacqueline had her own practice in Haarlem and Prague, working for companies and individuals. In Warsaw, Jacqueline was part of Here We Are Poland, a team of six dedicated professionals successfully running activities for more than 2 years. 


Gertraud Eregger [CPC ELI-MP] is from Austria and lived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She currently lives in Kingston, Jamaica.

As a a Core Energy Coaching for Expat Women Leaders, she works to “co-support expat women leaders who feel lonely, stressed or frustrated in their global lives and careers, so they re-claim energy and are focused to take bold moves, and to support global organizations to build refreshed expat programs that build a high potential pool of future women leaders, in order to create an impactful and diverse global leadership team.” She shares powerful stories in her interview series ‘Expat women on the move’ to inspire future generations of female expat talents.

Naja Christensen is from Denmark and has previously lived in London, Madrid, Melbourne and Copenhagen. Currently living in New York, she’s “passionate about helping and supporting individuals in transition discover and grow to their fullest potential. As an expert transition and career coach I understand both the frustrations and what it takes to successfully re-establish yourself after an international move.” As International Transition and Career Coach, her core focus and expertise are expat spouses, where her coaching is “centered around establishing a new career and life vision, uncovering values and strengths, developing goals and actions to get there and building resilience to ensure sustainability and continued personal and professional growth.”

Paul Vanderbroeck, PhD, is Dutch/Swiss and has previously lived in France, Germany and USA. Currently living between Geneva and Rome, he works to help individuals and couples benefit from his expertise in transitions and women leadership. “I am an accomplished researcher and sought-after speaker on leadership and career development. Having worked and lived in six different countries and on two continents I know what international mobility means. I am married and a father of two third culture children. My wife has her own international leadership career in the public sector.”


 Sandrine van den Oudenhoven is based in Switzerland where she moved in 1999. Born in France, mother of two school-age kids, she previously lived in Germany, USA, The Netherlands and Belgium.
Sandrine is a career coach specialized in supporting dual career solutions for traveling partners since 2010. She is the founder and managing director of

She is the co-developer of a eCoaching solution targeted to professionals seeking for more fulfillment in their professional life.
Sandrine works in English and French and speaks some German and Dutch. Sandrine is a PCC (ICF) coach, Process Communication Model® certified and Outplace Yourself qualified.
Making the relocation a project for both” is her motto.


Sandra Glüeck Tag-Lieber is Austrian and has just repatriated to Linz after living in Abu Dhabi, Zagreb, Montreal and Brussels.

As a certified trainer, she is here to “co-support expat partners in Vienna and beyond to re-build their life and career through VIE LESA, HWA’s Focal Point in Austria.”
She facilitates coaching, trainings, concepts and communications to create new opportunities for global professionals and traveling partners, and shares stories and writes a new narrative on dual global careers through VIE Speak Up, connecting stakeholders in dual global career management.


Verena Heingärtner 
is Austrian and lives in Vienna, regularly commuting to/from Paris (where her husband works) as a flexpat, and previously lived in Montreal.

As a Lawyer and certified mediator, Initiator and CoFounder of several expat partner networks including MTL and VIE LESA ( and HWAG Focal Point Austria, “I am here to support expat/repat partners in/from Austria to re-build their career(s) through establishing local initiatives which provide adequate support networks and tailored information, workshops, trainings etc, by connecting and cooperating with local and global stakeholders, likeminded networks and experts to offer new opportunities and creative solutions for global professionals, & raising awareness for the needs & potential of Dual Career Professionals, thus empowering a new narrative of Expat Partners.”


Chillie Barnkob is from Denmark and lives in Copenhagen. As a Careers Manager, CBS, she brings her experience with expat/repat transition processes, supporting sustainable personal and professional growth through “curiosity, open mindness, awareness, ownership, self-reflection and proactivity – listening, asking questions, challenging your beliefs and mindset.”


 Jannie Aasted Skov-Hansen is Danish, and while living in Nepal and Kyrgyzstan founded in order to inspire partners to take bold choices and make the most of an international adventure. As a facilitator, “I draw on my recruiter experience from a corporate company and profound knowledge in HR to always consider competency building into every aspect of a global life.”


Hanne Fink Ferdinand is a certified MINDstrain coach since 2018 and a core provider of the MINDstrain stress coaching method ( Originally from Denmark, she has lived in Nepal, Namibia, UK, and currently in Kenya.
Working for 11 years in international settings has taught her that life as an expat can be culturally, professionally, financially and relationally stressful. Worries and overthinking forms part of the ups and downs as you settle in, think about your next career move, struggle with a feeling of not belonging or miss home and all that was. The MINDstrain method is very efficient in helping her clients move through expat life with more clarity and energy: “MINDstrain does not offer you a life or workplace without stress, challenges or problems – but provides you with easy implementable tools and knowledge to both halt and prevent burnouts, severe stress and anxiety that hampers your life or efficiency.”

Hanne is also the Founder, Facilitator and Coach in WonderWalk (

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A new perspective on global careers!

It is time for organisations to rethink how a global workforce is motivated and inspired to contribute. With a key note or inspirational talk from Founder Jannie Aasted Skov-Hansen your audience is invited onto a new global journey engaging the heart, body and mind. A global career path is one of joy and exploration. A development path that is non-linear, mindful and most of all adding value in numerous ways for the benefit of employees, partners, organisations and societies alike.

Give your employees and partners the chance to explore the dual career opportunity!

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Is your organisation fit for dual career couples?

Let us team up to review and revamp how your organisation nourishes a truly global workforce. Employees of today and tomorrow envision long term career paths that are meaningful and aligned with personal aspirations. This includes seeing international assignments as a wholesome experience with opportunities for growth for the whole family.

With avid insights into the challenges of global dual careers we can tune your global career strategies to be aligned with the wants and needs of employees and partners alike. to learn more!

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