Find out what I want
Before you start looking for a job it is very important to understand what are your strengths, what are the things that you enjoy doing and also you are good at. These tests below helped me a lot in understanding my unique skills, the activities I enjoy and where I could excel. Seeing just what the Swiss market needs then comes next, but first understand who you are and where you can find your flow.
16 personalities free personality test to understand who your are, what are important for you, what does your personality like.
16 personalities career test that matches your personality.
Design your life YouTube video that explains why it is key to understand what people do as a daily activity behind a specific job.
Project One, Find your why - Helped me understand my why and what drives me.
Gallup Strengths Finder test - What are my strengths
Meet your future employer
During my job search journey a Lady from my network suggested this startup that helps candidates meet their future employer over a lunch type informal discussion. I met the founder as part of one of the career lunch events and I really liked the company’s mission. The startup offers career lunch discussions not only for graduate students, but also experienced professionals, depending on the needs of their partner companies.
How to answer interview questions
This guide helped me get inspired when I prepared for the interviews how to best answer the most common questions. The Muse is also a very good general resource with tips and tricks for job hunters.
About the Swiss job market
Under this link you will find the actual situation (July 2022) of the Swiss job market in general from the Adecco group. Interesting read how the market recovers after the Covid crisis.
I keep adding resources and ideas here to help you refine your job search strategy and learn about the Swiss job market.