3 Things I Have Learned From Interviewing a Hiring Manager from Swisscom

How many people do you think are hired by an organization just because they know somebody there?  Do you still think that applying for jobs online will actually get you a job?  How much time do you spend on job applications compared to the work that actually matters, which is talking to people?   The…

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The #1 Thing That Will Get You Job Interviews

I want to share with you a discovery that I made that has proven over and over again. It’s not really a new concept but people tend to forget about it.  The #1 tool to get job interviews is called initiative and whoever uses it right, will win, every time.   Taking Initiative No matter…

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How to Tighten Your Network for Career Success

This blog post is about connecting people.   The Introduction That Led to a Job Offer A few months ago, I introduced one of my coaching clients to somebody in my network who was a potential hiring manager for him. However, he was not able to hire him at this time so he forwarded the…

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Career Management at Lunch – Who do You Spend Lunch With?

It should be clear by now that you get a job by talking to people. However, many people don’t know how to approach this principle and where to start. I will give you some ideas where you can start in this article and hope you take action on this as it’s one of the most…

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How to Increase Your Chance of an Interview Significantly

This morning I had a coaching call with one of my job search coaching clients and she raised the question “What’s the reason I always get rejected when I apply for jobs even though the job description matches almost perfectly”.  I want to talk to you about this question and give you some insights what…

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Launch of the Career Excellence Meetup in Zurich: Your Chance to Make Real Connections

One major project for this year that I wanted to start was physical meetups where the entire jordico Career Excellence community can meet offline, get to know each other better, exchange ideas and share insights. The thriving LinkedIn community Career Network Switzerland, with over 1700 members at this point, has shown that it works online. In…

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7 Great Tools to Help You Find a Job in Switzerland Even if You Live Abroad

In the recent Webinar about “How to Find a Job in Switzerland as an English Speaker”, one participant asked what she should do, if she is still abroad, to find a job in Switzerland. I believe this is a topic that interests most job seekers abroad. So here we go.   The Principles Don’t Change…

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How I Got a Job Offer From Google in Switzerland – 6 Easy Steps to Get More Interviews Through LinkedIn

In this article I want to share with you a story about how I got interviewed by Google Switzerland and how you can make sure you get more interview requests regularly.   Note: If you are looking for an extensive list of Technology Companies in Switzerland, check out the 160+ Technology Companies in Switzerland That Hire…

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How My Russian Friend Found a Job in Switzerland in 4 Weeks

In this article, I will tell you the full story about how my Russian friend found his job in Switzerland when he first came here.   Note: If you are looking for an extensive list of Technology Companies in Switzerland, check out the 160+ Technology Companies in Switzerland That Hire English Speakers.   Preparation My friend…

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6 Types of Companies Who Hire English Speakers in Switzerland

In this article I’m going to talk about the different types of companies you should be looking to work at as an English speaker. It will help you to find more companies that hire English speakers in Switzerland. You can find a list with 122 Companies That Hire English Speakers in Switzerland here.   Note:…

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