Tips 2018-11-13T21:48:15+02:00

TIPS



Online search
You can find vacancies and job offers of several websites:

Employment agencies
Identify the specific fields in which you want to work and respond to employment offers.

  • Randstad
  • Adecco
  • Monster
  • Michael Page
  • Global Talent Management
  • TalentPoint

Career Fairs
Participate to job fairs, prepare your CV and meet the recruiters directly

Networking
Get helpful contacts of employers. Access to offers that might not even get published.



Before the Interview:
  • Know the company: Check the company’s website and social media, search information on LinkedIn
  • Work on yourself: Prepare your answers to the question that are commonly asked during interviews, define clearly your strengths and weaknesses. Be conscious of your goals.
  • Be prepared to ask: Interesting questions to the recruiter during the interview. Arrive on time, be prepared and confident. Explain what you can do for the company (not what the company can do for you) and why they should choose you.

Express your enthusiasm and energy and conclude by showing them your interest in hearing back from them.
After an interview, if it is possible, send an email to the recruiter to thank them for the opportunity and express your interest in the position.



What it is:

Self-Assessment requires people to reflect on their own characteristics, values, behaviors, skills and goals, and to identify their strengths, weaknesses, and areas that require improvement.

Why it is important:

Self-assessment is the starting point for career decisions making. Thank to this activity, people can focus on companies and opportunities compatible with their personality and aims, and permit them to market themselves cleverly and confidently.

Exercise: 

Place a check mark next to each skill you feel you possess.
Which skills do you have?
Which ones do you need to improve?

  • Communication
  • Team-Working
  • Adaptability
  • Problem-solving
  • Creativity
  • Work Ethic
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Time Management
  • Leadership
  • Attention to details



What it is:

The CV (also known as a Curriculum Vitae, or résumé) is a written summary of your experience, qualification and skills.

The CV has to begin with the contact information, such as your complete name, telephone number, email and Skype address.

Furthermore, the CV should include information about the academic history, and an in-depth description of the work experience, including tasks and goal achieved. Volunteer experiences are also appreciated.

Remember to add both your hard and soft skills in order to permit to the recruiter to form a more complete idea about you.

Why it is important:

Sending your CV is the first step in order to get your dream job. It represents your business card, and through it you have the opportunity of making a good impression on the recruiter.

CV Mistakes to avoid:

Don’t overdo it. Your CV should be about who you are.
Don’t lie on your CV. Including only real fact and avoid inaccurate information.
Don’t send to every company the same CV. Your Curriculum should be customized.
Make sure to double-check your CV to avoid any grammatical errors.