What a Manager or Executive must do to find a Job in Switzerland

Due to discussions with clients I get the impression that more and more Managers and Executives are struggling with finding a new job, especially those who don’t have connections in Switzerland yet and don’t speak the local language. It is normal that there are much less management roles published because the higher you go up…

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Why Recruitment is broken – A solution?

I wanted to write this article for quite some time. I had a lot of things in my mind but a hard time organizing them, so people would understand as I wanted to describe them. So this is my trial of doing so.   Recruitment has evolved over several decades and stages. There are many definitions…

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6 Steps to Never Having to Look for a Job Again

This blog post is dedicated to show you how important building your network of people is for the long term. How did you find your last job? I asked this question on LinkedIn about two weeks ago and got some very interesting answers. It seems that there are mainly two ways through which people who answered,…

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7 great sources to find English speaking jobs in Switzerland

To help job seekers who only speak English or maybe basic German, I’d like to provide some guidance, where to find English-speaking jobs in Switzerland.   Do you want to expand your network in Switzerland? Join the Career Network Switzerland on LinkedIn.   1. Companies with English as a business language There are many companies…

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No feedback from HR or Recruiters? This is how you get it!

I think this is one of the biggest challenges most candidates are facing. Most of the people experienced it, you send your CV to an HR person, apply on a website or send your profile to a Recruiter and never hear back. First, we should look at why this is happening. Try to put yourself…

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How to get a job in Switzerland if you don’t speak German

How do you get a job in a country if you don’t speak the language? I find this one of the most burning questions asked every week. In this post, I want to focus on some unconventional ways to get around the hassle of blindly sending CVs to companies and applying for positions, you never…

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Interview story with a 56 year old Sales Manager

I had an interview with a 56 year old Sales and Business Development Manager for one of my teams this week and want to share some thoughts. I will summarize the most important parts of the interview and where he stood out.   He was dressed in a classic black suit, wearing a tie and…

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Why Building a Network is so important for your Career

In this article I would like to show you how important having a strong network of people is. The job market has changed drastically over the past years. Today you are competing with 100s of jobseekers with very similar skill sets to yours. For some more general jobs there are 100s or in some cases…

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Boost your Job Search or Career Development with these 5 groups of people

In this post you will learn what kinds of people are the most effective groups to get in contact with. I’m sure there are several more but I believe that these five are the first ones you should be looking at.   1. Human Resources This is very obvious as these are the people that…

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