what would you do if you were at my position when being recruited ?
I am 22 yrs old, and my MBA is about to be finished in Germany, my problem is that when I go for intreviews to companies, I get selected in the first few rounds but later loose to more experienced candidates. my profile is as follows. 15 months of expirience in CRM for a Global IT and Banking giant. Company. BBA in Marketing (unfortunatly I couldn't get selected for any Marketing/sales job? MBA in Project Management, I have very limited skills in IT systems and cannot apply for Software/Programming based jobs. I have therefore tried in Telecom or in Sales of IT Systems I do have some International Experience in CV, but I am not well versed in deutsche, I have been recenetly been called for an Intreview by an FMCG giant,& an Energy one too in london. I am not sure as to how to sell myself, the FMCG is calling me for Sales/BD (on my graduate degree) & the Energy Hasn't clarified but I think they are for Procurement and Project Scheduling? no one wants me for marketing/ I dont have enough skills or Expirience for Proj Mgmt. any ideas about what I should be doing??
Asked By: Success & Money - 10/30/2006
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As a 22-year-old, gaining job experience should be your priority right now. Companies look at new MBA graduates as a clean slate - someone who has great potential - so I recommend you look for a trainee position (entry-level job) in the area you hope to work in... More
Answered By: I Love to Read - 10/30/2006
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Try to get an analyst position at an investment bank. My suggestion would be ABN Amro in a US or British location. European countries are just now developing the idea of capital markets for public works (especially in Eastern Europe), and it will be a big business in the next few years.
Answered By: Trick or Treat! - 10/30/2006
You have to start somewhere, and there are plenty of entry level jobs out there. Dont try for the homerun at the batters box.
Answered By: final_fantasy_731 - 10/30/2006
Hey man, what's up, Be Patient plz, your Job will find you as long as u're still looking for it, stop taking any more courses because it's a waste of time, u had enough, now dont stop looking for job opportunity and dont worry, I guarantee you'll get your own job very soon, Because i was in ur position exactly
Answered By: Dreams - 10/30/2006
How about temping or trying to get an internship somewhere? If you show yourself willing to learn, perhaps you will be able to impress people while working in that humble capacity and be offered a full time post. Good luck to you! Have you tried asking people on the Yahoo German site?
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