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Find out what I want

Before you start looking for a job, it’s important to understand your strengths and what you enjoy doing. These tests helped me pinpoint my unique skills, the activities I most enjoy and where I could excel. Getting a strong sense of who you are and where to find your “flow” is helpful before learning about what the Swiss market needs.

  • 16 personalities free personality test to understand who you are and what’s important to you 

  • Design your life YouTube video to understand why it’s key to understand what a specific job actually entails

  • Project One, Find your why to understand your “why” and what drives you

  • Gallup Strengths Finder test to identify your strengths

  • Kolbe test to assess where you’re apt to succeed

Meet your future employer

During my job search, a woman in my network suggested this startup, which helps candidates meet potential future employers over an informal lunchtime discussion. I met the founder at one of these events and really liked the company’s mission. The startup organises discussions for graduate students as well as experienced professionals, depending on the needs of their partner companies.


How to answer interview questions

This guide helped me get inspired for interviews and be prepared for the most common questions. The Muse is also a very good general resource with tips and tricks for job hunters.

The Muse - Your 2023 Guide to the Most Common Interview Questions and Answers

About the Swiss job market

This overview of the Swiss job market (July 2022) from the Adecco Group also provides insight into the post-Covid market recovery.

The Adecco Group - Job Index Q2 2022

Updates and ideas to help refine your job search strategy and learn about the Swiss job market


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