Career in Your Suitcase
A practical guide to creating meaningful work... anywhere

What is your connection with the Permits Foundation?

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I have known Kathleen Van der Wilk-Carlton for more than 10 years. As a journalist, as a friend and as a colleague. I fully support their work lobbying for work permits for accompanying partners worldwide. Kathleen was responsible for setting up the Shell Spouse Employment Centre many years ago and what she does not know about the career in your suitcase can be written on a postage stamp. Kathleen too, is an expat, based in the Netherlands.

She was an obvious choice to write the foreword.

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"...Permitsfew international corporations remain ignorant of the dual career issue. It is on the agenda of almost every multinational corporation. Sadly though, many organisations find it a bit of a hot potato and offer the same kind of support they always have - with work Permits, language and ..."
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"...Permitsdon’t want to tackle the paperwork that goes with forming your own company, seek out an established organisation to which you can make a contribution, and determine its willingness to provide you with a work permit or visa. Sometimes you may have to pay them for this service, but ..."
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