All interactive workshops take place on site at our Zurich/Basel locations and/or online. They combine input from our facilitator / expert with a structured set of activities – such as interactive group work and practical exercises. They are held in small groups to allow participants to learn, exchange and connect with each other. Additionally, they offer a great opportunity to expand the participants’ network within a professional environment.
Preparation work: The participants will receive a preparation work beforehand. As some of the workshops consist of two parts, the preparation work will allow the participant to work on and practice a specific topic in between.
On demand: Some workshops will only take place on demand. Please contact your personal consultant for more information.
Various special requirements and influences of the Swiss job market are being looked into and evaluated. The participants will get an overview of developments in job search strategies for Swiss and foreign based companies in Switzerland, receive inputs and insights into recruiting processes and will be shown opportunities and chances for their application process. Thus, they know how to position themselves effectively on the job market and how to increase their impact with professional HR-techniques, compliant application documents and tools.
“You just get one chance to make a first good impression”
The aim is to enhance a professional self-marketing strategy, of which the USP (Unique Selling Proposition) as well as a personal Elevator Pitch which play a major role in various networking activities and for job application purposes. The participants will learn how to use existing contacts effectively, develop them further and conduct goal-oriented network discussions on a one-to-one basis and via social media channels. They will also learn to present themselves as interestingly and convincingly as possible, in order to make the best possible impression.
A sound professional preparation to master the interview situation. With input on the relevant topics to prepare, practical simulations and reflections within the group, the participants will train to present themselves and their message convincingly and credibly. There will be exercises about how to deal with delicate questions and salary negotiations, including a refresh of the USP and Elevator Pitch. Based on individual feedbacks, the participant will receive further valuable information regarding appearance and interview presence.
To optimally leverage Social Media, this workshop gives participants the tools to use LinkedIn and XING for an efficient positioning and job search strategy, as well as to develop and stay in touch with their professional network. It will offer an overview of how to plan, design, optimize, implement and specifically use their own presence on these two social platforms. The aim is to set up an attractive profile to draw the attention of companies, specialists, customers and recruiting managers.
In two consecutive online workshops the participants will learn about the meaning of stress and related stressors. They will get to know what coping strategies they can apply in stressful situations. Further, they will be shown a well applicable method for analyzing behaviour and environment. Eventually, they will know how to successfully change a certain pattern of behaviour and how to maintain it.
Addressing specialists, line managers, project managers and staff functions, this workshop gives a very up-to-date and meaningful management model to use to reflect on leadership, leadership attitude and understanding of leadership. The participants will gain insights into their previous working environment and actively use them for their professional reorientation.
Based on the workshops Management Part 1 and 2, the participants will receive helpful documents and tools, especially designed for the target group 45plus Management with the related expectations and developments of the labour market situation. By dealing with effective coping strategies and resistance (resilience), they can strengthen the awareness of their personal influence on the career market through appearance and actions.
This workshop aims at professionals who want to obtain pragmatic information about the specific features and available opportunities on the labour market from the age of forty-five onwards. The participants will learn which professional fields or activities could be of additional interest and how to approach them in a promising way. They will receive valuable information and tools to improve their employability and their chances of success on the labour market.
This workshop provides valuable information on the structure, procedure and objectives of individual assessments. The participants will learn from an experienced expert which tasks are usually employed, what the assessors pay particular attention to and how they can prepare for these challenges, thus increasing their confidence and reducing their stress levels. At the same time, they will have the opportunity to gain specific experience through practical exercise and receive tips on how to optimise their individual performance in an Assessment Centre.
The relevant aspects and changes that (early) retirement entails are in the focus, participants will be able to realistically assess them. They will receive answers to their current questions, many suggestions, tips on completing their employment, on pension and future planning, as well as on health, well-being & resilience and financial issues.
A workshop for the right dress etiquette in business and job interviews. The participants will get to know different dress codes, rules, “do’s and don’ts”, style sins and colour effects in the business area. With the help of simple tips and tricks, they will be shown how to put themselves in the right light and how to make their outfit appear coherent. The first impression counts!