In addition, 80 percent of all working people in Germany shy away from the application effort. We have put together seven tips that will help you get to your next job with little effort:
Anyone who gives details and knowledge on their profiles can hope that headhunters and recruiters look at these facts and check whether the technical skills match the ones they are looking for. However, your own boss also sees when all job stations are added at once. So that he does not suspect, update the profiles better bit by bit.
Friends and acquaintances can be a good source of a new job. Or a disaster. A prerequisite for sending people from the private sphere to look for a job should be their reputation. That means asking in advance and checking whether the acquaintance has the standing in the company to be able to propose a candidate. Conversely, if the data analyst’s application comes from the gatekeeper, in the worst case it can be harmful. The application does not reach its goal.
Instead of looking for new jobs on job boards such as Stepstone, Monster, etc., today seekers can find the dream job without much effort. Providers such as Instaffo, a startup from Heidelberg, have automated the job search. Enter your CV, qualifications, salary requirements and career goals in a profile and lean back. An algorithm “matches” applicants with precisely fitting positions – very similar to the procedures of well-known dating portals. Just as anonymous and with high accuracy. Companies invite you to an interview with a click. What is omitted: annoying cover letters and job offers that just don’t fit.
Everyone has one or two top addresses in their heads. Employers you would like to work with. They often search for IT specialists via newsletters. So: register. And who knows, maybe tomorrow the dream job of Adidas, Google or BMW will be in your mailbox. At least these are very popular employers if the Kununu & Co. surveys are correct.
Alternatively, it is worthwhile to like and follow the social media pages of the top companies. Current job postings are posted here again and again. However, the path from marketing (which runs the Facebook page) to the responsible HR manager, who hires staff, can be a long one. Nevertheless, the interest can be worth it – at the latest in the interview, knowledge about the future employer does no harm.
Preparing your CV and job references is a regular to-do. Taking a look at the documents once a year is usually enough. Unless you’re a job shopper. Then please check monthly and see if all documents are in the correct order and digitized.
Anyone who visits trade fairs in their job can use them to get in touch with interesting companies. The sales staff is usually at the stand, but sometimes the colleagues have contacts in the HR department – or the HR manager is also at the trade fair because he is looking for suitable people from the competition. It doesn’t hurt to have your own application portfolio in your hand luggage and to be able to present it in an emergency.