How I Got My Dream Job in Switzerland in Less Than 10 Days [Success Story]

This is the story from one of my Job Search Group Coaching clients who managed to land her dream job at a wonderful company in Switzerland in less than 10 days.   Take a look at my strategy and see if there is something in there that you could adapt to your personality and use…

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6 Places to Find English Speaking Jobs in Switzerland

Whenever I ask people what their biggest issue during their career transition is, the top answer is almost always that they don’t speak German or French and that this seems to be a major demand in the job market.  When you look at the market out there, I am guessing that you are mostly looking…

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How to Contact HR People in Switzerland and Reduce Rejection

This is the exact question I received from one of my personal job search coaching clients this morning. He is currently starting to get in touch with HR people and recruiters for his career transition in Geneva but did not know how to reach out to HR people in his network and others at companies…

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Why Your CV Won’t Get You a Job in the Future and What Will

If you have been following me for while on my blog, you have probably already realized how little I talk about CVs and applying for jobs. There is a reason behind it and it’s because I believe that applying for jobs is an incredibly ineffective strategy and because I believe that a static sheet of…

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Why Do You Really Want to Work in Switzerland?

When people approach me for my coaching services and tell me that they want to relocate to Switzerland, one of my first questions is usually why. In some cases, they look at my like it should be obvious to me why they want to relocate.  I know that Switzerland is always mentioned in the top…

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How Important is German or French to Work in Switzerland?

This is one of the most common questions I get asked when I talk to job seekers in Switzerland. It’s long overdue to write about this topic. I will give you my insights from my experience and from what people tell me that successfully secured a job in Switzerland as an English speaker. In case…

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The 2 Types of Employees That Companies in Switzerland Want to Hire

Are you uncertain if your skills and talents are needed in Switzerland? Which skill is the most wanted in Switzerland? You can find almost any type of job in Switzerland if you search deep enough. I will tell you who companies in Switzerland really want to hire. And that is where it starts, it’s not about…

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An Unconventional Guide for Career Changers – Why do You Work?

In this blog post I’m going to talk about career change. A hiring manager told me once that he asks every single potential employee an unconventional question during the interview: “What would you do all day if you had one hundred million Swiss Francs in the bank and would never have to work again?” I…

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How to Build an Army of Career Agents to Support Your Job Search in Switzerland [VIDEO]

In this video you will learn how to build a group of people who will provide relevant information, leads and referrals to support your job search. This, however, goes beyond job search. If you do this constantly even if you are currently employed and not actively looking for a job, you will regularly stumble upon…

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5 Reasons Why Companies in Switzerland Hire More and More English Speakers

If you are reading this, the likelihood is high that you are an English speaker who either is in Switzerland already or is looking to relocate to Switzerland.  Sometimes, it may feel like many companies in Switzerland demand fluent German or French speakers. The job ads are written in German or French or at least…

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