Finding the right job is always a challenge. It is even more difficult if you have been moving to a different country where you have to learn the language and get to know specific requirements in order to get a job. Below are some key chosen links that one can use in the search for a job and to find tips in this wild job jungle:
USE THE INTERNET:
The internet is always a good starting point to get some basic advises on how to write a job application or where to find job offers.
APPLYING FOR JOBS: – Motivation or Application letter!
After getting some basic information, you can start to write your motivation or application for the job. But how do write a motivation letter. Nowadays, the motivation letter is considered necessary when you are looking for a job. Indeed, the letter represents a sort of introduction to an employer about yourself in which you highlight your experiences or skills, and requests an opportunity to meet personally with the potential employer. The appropriate content, format, and tone for application letters vary according to the position and the personality of the applicant.
THE CURRICULUM VITAE:
A curriculum vitae is a document that gives a summary of a job seekers career history, academic qualifications and also explains their future potential. Indeed the phrase ‘curriculum vitae’ is Latin for ‘the story of your life’. It is also occasionally known as a resume, although this term is more commonly used in America.
As we said for a motivation letter, the CVs are important because they are your first and maybe only direct communication with a potential employer. When a reader looks at your resume they should be able to quickly gain a clear indication of your experiences and potential.
It’s a document to make your skills and qualifications clearly and easily understood in Europe:
It’s freely accessible, completed by European citizens:
- The Europass Curriculum Vitae helps you present your skills and qualifications effectively and clearly. You can create your CV online using tutorials or download the template, examples and instructions.
- The Language Passport is a self-assessment tool for language skills and qualifications. You can create your Language Passport online using tutorials or download the template, examples and instructions.