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May 26, 2021

Cost of living in Germany for international students in 2021

We realize that traveling to a foreign country is a big move, so we'll go into how much it costs students to live in Germany in depth. Fortunately, Germany is a well priced place for students to live. With many advantages such as reduced premiums, a semester pass with unrestricted public transportation usage, and discounts at live concerts, movie theaters, parks, and restaurants. While studying in Germany, you can do 120 full days or 240 half-days of paid work and take small student jobs to support your stay in Germany.

May 9, 2021

Top 5 portals in Germany for jobs searching in 2021

Our team has compiled the top 5 players (based on traffic) from Crosswater Job Guide’s statistics, to give you a more concentrated strategy of where to look, how they differ from one another and which ones are the best for some of the specifics you may need. One thing that you will need to do before you start applying for jobs in Germany is to ensure you have optimised your CV and cover letter according to the German format. If you haven’t, then your application will almost certainly land straight in the trash.

April 25, 2021

How to Write a Top-Notch Cover Letter for Germany in 2021.

When you have spent hours crafting the “perfect” CV, you want to make sure your cover letter introduces you with the same level of professionalism. This article shows you how to write a compelling Cover Letter that makes you stand out.

February 9, 2021

How to Write a Top-notch German CV (Lebenslauf) in 2021.

The importance of a CV cannot be overemphasized. However, you might have come across the phrase that says on average, recruiters only look at your CV for about 6 to 7 seconds for an initial screen. So, what is the deal? If a CV is that important, why are recruiters not giving CVs the time needed?

February 1, 2021

How to make it stick — effective ways to learn anything.

There are four key steps you need to take to help you cement whatever you have learnt including, learning, reflecting, implementing, and sharing. Continue reading to explore.

October 10, 2020

What’s your goal?

What is your goal? This question might sound trivial and common because you hear it all the time. But what if you took some time to really ponder on the question again to get the essence what the question really entails? I hope that you took some time to actually ponder on this question as this is central to whatever we want to achieve here, i.e., getting you from A to B. Let B be that place you want to be.

October 10, 2020

How To Ace An Assessment Center in Germany in 2021.

If you are looking to establish yourself in an industry, prove certain competencies, or even land a coveted job, assessment centers might be a part of the process. In order to take the best possible approach to show off your talents, it is best to know what you are signing up for

August 31, 2020

Comfort Zone Buzz

“You need to step out of your comfort zone”. “You never change your life until you get out of you comfort zone”. “It begins at the end of your comfort zone”. “Everything you ever wanted is one step outside of your comfort zone”. Why all these buzz about leaving your comfort zone when you can relax and enjoy your stress free life?

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