33 min

Alexandra Bogatoiu: How to land a job in Dubai during corona (E11) Dubai Business Podcast

    • Business

Let's just come to terms with the fact that - finding a job itself is a full-time job. There's a lot that goes into landing a job that you like. It starts with your CV, followed by finding a job that has realistic expectations from you (and vice-versa, then you have to apply for it, wait for the interview call... the list just goes on.

While on one side of the spectrum, people land at a job rather quickly, the majority of us fall on the other side of the spectrum that has to put in extreme efforts to find a job. But why is that? What could be the reasons? What changes could we make to our CV to get an interview call? How can we update ourselves to be more presentable?

Well, the changes could be as simple as having the right date on your CV to maintaining the proper attitude during an interview call and so on. Also, let's not forget this pandemic has resulted in a high rate of unemployment not just in the Emirates but worldwide. This has just put more people on the line for a new job application and it becomes really necessary to step your game up to be able to stand out in the crowd.

In this episode, we have Alexandra Bogaotoiu - Recruitment Consultant at People Partners sharing with us a bunch of tips for people who now have to look for a new job. Alexandra will share what are the important things to be mentioned in your CV or how to approach remote video interviews. We've also discussed a few career change tips for cabin crew members.


This episode includes:

4:20 - Try to find another role in your current company
8:10 - Mention KPI based achievements in your CV
10:50 - Have a clean CV
15:30 - Tips for videos interviews
18:23 - Energy and attitude matters
26:30 - Career change (not only) for cabin crew

Let's just come to terms with the fact that - finding a job itself is a full-time job. There's a lot that goes into landing a job that you like. It starts with your CV, followed by finding a job that has realistic expectations from you (and vice-versa, then you have to apply for it, wait for the interview call... the list just goes on.

While on one side of the spectrum, people land at a job rather quickly, the majority of us fall on the other side of the spectrum that has to put in extreme efforts to find a job. But why is that? What could be the reasons? What changes could we make to our CV to get an interview call? How can we update ourselves to be more presentable?

Well, the changes could be as simple as having the right date on your CV to maintaining the proper attitude during an interview call and so on. Also, let's not forget this pandemic has resulted in a high rate of unemployment not just in the Emirates but worldwide. This has just put more people on the line for a new job application and it becomes really necessary to step your game up to be able to stand out in the crowd.

In this episode, we have Alexandra Bogaotoiu - Recruitment Consultant at People Partners sharing with us a bunch of tips for people who now have to look for a new job. Alexandra will share what are the important things to be mentioned in your CV or how to approach remote video interviews. We've also discussed a few career change tips for cabin crew members.


This episode includes:

4:20 - Try to find another role in your current company
8:10 - Mention KPI based achievements in your CV
10:50 - Have a clean CV
15:30 - Tips for videos interviews
18:23 - Energy and attitude matters
26:30 - Career change (not only) for cabin crew

33 min

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