[Interview] How Karen Got Her Job at Google in Zurich

I just recently had the chance to interview Karen, who landed an amazing job at Google in Zurich without even physically being in Switzerland. She achieved her goal while being in New Zealand and building the necessary relationships from abroad. This, once again, demonstrates how important it is to build real relationships with real people,…

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Are You Managing or Leading Your Career?

Management does not equal leadership. I think I heard this the first time from Seth Godin a few years ago and I could hardly agree more. Since Seth expressed it so perfectly, I let him take the stage for a moment. Watch his definition here.   Career Management This is a term that you hear…

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How the Startup CEO in Zurich Hired His Head of Business Development

A few weeks ago, I spent an extraordinary day at TEDxZurich with some of the most amazing and inspiring people I have ever met. I have heard a lot about the TED events by now but have never attended one before. I always thought that there must be great people at such an event but…

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How to Use Market Information to Create Your Career Opportunities in Switzerland

To be able to create the very best career opportunities in Switzerland, you need to be able to break into the hidden job market. We have already covered a lot of foundational work in the previous blog posts and now we will look at how you can connect the dots. This is step 9 in the…

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How to Create the Best Career Opportunities in Switzerland Through Your Network

In this article I will show you exactly how to leverage your existing network to get access to the very best career opportunities in Switzerland, no matter where they or you are located. This is a detailed explanation of step 2 & 5 in the entire process of the 10 Steps to Create Your Very…

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How to Create Your List of Companies in Switzerland That Desperately Want to Hire You

This blog post is a more detailed extension of step 3 in the entire process of the 10 Steps to Create Your Very Best Career Opportunities in Switzerland’s Hidden Job Market. One of the first things I usually do with my coaching clients is creating a list of target companies. It may seem like a very…

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The Communication That Got Paulo 12 Interviews in Switzerland

This blog post is a more detailed insight into step 1 in the entire process of the 10 Steps to Find the Best Career Opportunities in Switzerland’s Hidden Job Market. In this article I will show you how Paulo got 12 Skype interviews when he contacted the leaders of his target companies.   Everything Starts With…

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10 Steps to Create Your Very Best Career Opportunities in Switzerland’s Hidden Job Market

Many times, it can seem difficult to see through the complex system of the hidden job market in Switzerland. In this blog post, I want to explain how the process works from A-Z so you get a better understanding of the hidden job market in Switzerland and how you can use it to create the…

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The 6 Toughest Interviews Questions in Switzerland

People always ask me how they can prepare best for an interview. The short answer is to be honest and authentic. Unfortunately, most people don’t know how to be authentic, some don’t even know how to be honest. In this blog post, I will dive into the 6 toughest interview questions that I have come…

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[Interview] How My Greek/Australian Coaching Client Found Her Job in Switzerland by Talking to People

This is a video interview with Konstantia where she shares her story how she found her job in Switzerland.  We worked together as part of my personal coaching program and she found her new job in Zurich in a short period of time due to what she points out in the interview. Note: On Wednesday,…

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