“There are no available jobs for me. I told you, you need to know somebody to get a job… and I don’t know anybody…”, we hear these and similar comments from experienced managers who are actively looking for a new job.
There are three aspects to consider:
Aspect 1) Diversification
Looking at our statistics of sources of accepted job offers “networking” consistently scored approx. 20%. Only 20%. Irrespectively of industry and country. Ask yourself:
For those who bared with us over the last 7 months know that we have been discussing one career personality every month:
Introduction to theory
And by “we”, I mean a fruitful synergy of two teams at Career Angels and Devonshire. Thank you!
Following our first blog post Job Hunting for Foreigners in Poland, we continue our series, this time with Job Hunting for Foreign Managers in Slovakia.
We asked Mariana Turanova, Managing Partner Slovakia, TARGET Executive Search CEE, to answer our questions:
1. Is there demand for foreign managers in Slovakia? What is expected of them?
Sandra Bichl: Konrad, thank you very much for your time to meet me and answer my questions.
Konrad Kopyra: The pleasure is all mine.
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Sandra Bichl: How do international law firms search for Partners?
Joanna Sztandur: Based on my experience, there are two main ways to recruit new Partners: (1) networking and (2) the databases, market knowledge and professionalism of headhunting companies. The markets in CEE are relatively small and people holding such positions know each other from university, the Bar Training, industry-related events or participating in projects Read more