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Career Advice
Explore the market
How to Secure a Truly Fulfilling Job
24. May 2023  |  
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In the Career Advice „Which job is right for you“, we looked at how you can figure out what you’re all about, what makes you tick and what drives you. You’ll have learned how to develop a career strategy and use your network to make it happen. Now, let’s focus on finding a suitable counterpart for you – that is, an employer and a job that correspond to your strengths and aims and can help you to progress and develop.

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Discover the following topics in this article:

  • Draw a plan
  • Where to go in industry?
  • How to find the employer that fits you
  • From internship to full-time – Finding the job that suits you
  • Where stimulating jobs are to be found
  • Never lunch alone – Use your personal contacts
  • Online profiles – Job seeking via social media
  • Digital trends on the job market
  • Starting a career abroad

First, the good news: Germany is currently experiencing acute skills shortage in all areas. Companies and institutions are frantically searching for skilled professionals capable of driving forward key projects and promoting innovations. On the one hand, this means that you are likely to have a whole host of potential employment opportunities. In some cases, companies will be literally scrambling to secure your services.

On the other hand, this situation has made the jobs market increasingly complex. With so many companies offering so many jobs, there are so many – and above all different – opportunities to choose between. In this Career Tip post, we’ll show you how to adopt a strategic, carefully organized approach to your job search. First of all, it’s important to get a rough overview of the specific section of the jobs market you want to concentrate on.

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