A stable economy, good salaries and a wide range of interesting jobs attract international specialists to work in Germany. However, each country has its own application traditions. To know the rules and requirements is essential for a successful job-search.
April 7th, 2021 | 9.30 am – 11.45 am & 1 pm – 2.45 pm
April 8th, 2021 | 9.30 am – 11.45 am & 1 pm – 3.00 pm
April 12th, 2021 | 9.30 am – 11.45 am & 1 pm – 1.30 pm
- Job search strategies
- Starting salaries
- Application Documents
- Job Interviews
On the first day, you will understand how to target your search for future employment, and where you can look for vacancies. You get to know various options of job databases and activities to come into contact with employers. Furthermore, we discuss positions in the industry which might be interesting for you and how you can find more possible jobs. Subsequently, we will practice a salary calculation method you can use to determine a salary for a specific position. At the end various research options are introduced which you can use to find out more about a company internal salary structure.
On the following day, you will understand how to write your cover letter and CV, and how best to adapt your application to the job offer. You will see examples for a professional application design and photos. Moreover, you will get advice for your certificate selection and receive important hints for your application phase in general. Additionally, you will learn the meaning of typical phrases in job advertisements and identifying “must” and “can” criteria. With an example it is explained how much your chances of success are influenced by requirements you cannot fulfil.
The third seminar day will be about your preparation for job interviews, including suitable clothing, time of arrival and research of company information. We will also discuss content & rules for your self-introduction. You learn more about the classical interview structure and receive advice for other types of selection processes such as online or telephone interviews. Furthermore, you receive tips for the salary negotiation phase, typical mistakes and alternative options to substitute a lower payment. Finally, you get to know typical questions a recruiter will ask you and ways of answering them while avoiding common mistakes.
During the course we will discuss some examples of your own applications. If you want to make use of of this, please, prepare a CV/cover letter for a job of your choice.
Who: Heidi Störr, Push Your Career – Career Consultancy (www.push-your-career.com/about)
No of participants: max. 12