Showing posts from August, 2012

Mitfahrgelegenheit - A Ride

Mitfahrgelegenheit : Similar to car pooling. You can search for a person who is driving to the city you also have to travel to on the internet. Mail them/Phone them to find out availability of the seats and book. If he/she confirms, you can travel with him/her on that day+time. My first ever car-pooling experience was drive to Munich. It gave an opportunity to meet different people. Though silence floated for a larger part of the drive, it was entertaining. The biggest concerns remain time and luggage. Everyone has to be on time or it irritates all to a great extent. Bigger the luggage bigger would be concerns.

For your ride in Europe :

Learning and finding Job in Germany

There is always a new experience in a new world waiting to bewilder you. So has my experience with finding Job in Deutschland/Germany been. Land that is known for the pünktlich(punctual) people, land know for robust automotive technology and known for perfection in whatever they build.

I've been pretty impressed with the perfection they attain in whatever they do. I guess they even look for a very perfect resume to fill the job. In India I hardly spent my time on writing a cover letter. Why would I spend my time writing the cover letter if I could get interviews just by uploading my resume in a job portal?!!! Here everyday I spend hours only writing the cover letters. Brighter side is that my Vocabulary has really improved, specially adjective ;).

I sat with a book on Resume and Cover letter, spent hours understanding how to write an impressive Cover letter. With all enthusiasm sent first few to different employers thinking that i'd get call in a week. But to my surprise I go…