In my last blog post I talked about 6 Reasons Why Executives Should Not Apply for Advertised Jobs. Here I would like to show you a not only valid but necessary alternative to applying for advertised jobs. Applying for job openings without calling first and not following up is like standing at the bar and […]

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At jordico.com I use the tagline “Career Excellence through Relationships” for a reason. Many business decisions in Switzerland are made because of relationships. Hardware and software purchases, government contracts, large cross-company contracts and hiring decisions; many vendors, service providers and job seekers who win the bid can close the sale because of a relationship they […]

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A few readers requested more information about how to get in contact with people making the decisions in the companies. Therefore I am writing this article to make sure everybody can profit from the answers and advice.     The importance of getting in contact with decision makers To get ahead in todays complex world […]

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