How To Apply For a Job in Another Country? – IMP

There are a lot of people in Pakistan who are looking for a job in another country. All of them are in search of an opportunity that would help them expand their skill set and experience. However, most of them are unfamiliar with the process of actually applying for said job. If you are going through a recruitment agency for overseas jobs, you may get a little bit of guidance on the subject. But before you even apply or search for a job, you should be familiar with the process.

Understanding the process will help ease the stress and ensure that you are prepared to meet all the requirements. Here are the steps you should follow in order to apply for a job in another country.

1.    Determine What Kind Of Job Do You Want

Before you begin your search, it is important that you narrow down your options. You should consider your qualifications and previous experience to determine what position you would like, and in what department. You should also think about the industry you want to work in and the skills you wish to learn through this job.

Once you have narrowed now these factors, it’ll be easier to determine the best-fit job for you.

2.    Decide Which Country You Want To Work In.

There are several countries around the world, including Dubai, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia, that are looking to recruit qualified candidates from all over the world. So, once you have settled on the type of job, you want to find a country that facilitates your choice. This will help you find an amazing opportunity that is perfect for you.

3.    Find a Job You are Interested In.

Now that you know what you want to do and where you want to do it, start job hunting. There are a lot of means through which you can find a suitable job but you must filter out genuine jobs from scams. Although you can look for jobs on social media and online job boards, it is always better to go for a recruitment agency.

They are linked with some of the top companies around the world and have the ability to introduce you to your dream job. So, get in touch with a recruitment agency now and discover all the amazing jobs that are the best fit for you.

4.    Update and Localize Your Resume.

Similar to any other job, you must personalize your resume to the position you’re applying for. Refer to the job description and, if appropriate, use the keywords mentioned in it. It’s also crucial to follow the country’s resume guidelines and expectations. Some countries, for example, may prefer a two-page resume over a shorter, more compact document. All in all, the resume should not only reflect the position you’re applying for but also the organization and its culture.

5.    Apply for the Job.

Now that you have personalized your resume according to the job, it is time for you to finally apply. It is always a plus to include a cover letter as well. So, proofread and finalize everything and then submit your job application.

It may take some time for you to hear back but once they do you will be required to take a virtual interview before they can offer you the position. Once you are hired and receive your offer letter, you can finally move on to the last step.

6.    Apply For a Visa or Work Permit.

If you are going to work overseas, a visa or work permit is a basic requirement. Get started on the process as soon as you receive the offer letter. Some companies sponsor the visa themselves and help in expediting the process so that you can begin the job quickly. So, during the interview, you must ask questions about these things.

Now that you know and understand the process, you should probably get started with the first step.

Get in touch with Islamic Manpower to find Qatar jobs for Pakistanis along with jobs in other Middle Eastern countries. We will help you in finding some of the most amazing jobs in the country of your choice based on your qualifications. So, prepare your CV now and give us a call!