It has scored remarkably high in global expat surveys in the last two years, allowing us to see the European economic power house in a new light. What is enabling the growth of Germany as a top country for expats? What are theRead more
JOBCENTRIC Germany is a Munich based venture by two enthusiasts, Sonali and Viara who after longstanding experience in the corporate world decided to create a one stop solution to support highly skilled professionals residing or planning a move to Germany get integrated in the German employment market. Research states that without the knowledge of German language, culture and work experience it takes on an average 2- 3 years even for a well qualified person, new to Germany to find a suitable role. Our aim is to support highly skilled professionals cross this barrier at a fast pace and thereby standout in the competitive job market. We believe that every culture is unique and diversity can only bring out the best in teams.
Sonali and Viara joined hands in early 2014 because they found common synergies in their business, dreams and values. Their professional background and skill-sets complement each other and they truly believe that their portfolio as JOBCENTRIC will provide their clientsRead more
JOBCENTRIC Germany covers the entire spectrum of job search in Germany. We work with our clients in a structured way through three different phases: preparation, application and success phase. Be it support in creating exceptional applications or hand-holding in understandingRead more
Testimonials Organisations “I had the pleasure and the honor to work with Viara and Sonali in the organization of the threefold JOBCENTRIC webinar serie about integrating into the German employment market. The information, the professionality and the preparation were excellent.Read more
Viara Richter is an Intercultural Trainer with over 13 years of training experience. In addition she works as Expat Career Coach supporting Expats from multinational corporations. Her business background is in IT Consulting, where she worked for more than 7 years as CRM Consultant and Trainer delivering trainings internationally. She has profound international experience – having worked in more than 9 countries. Viara has bicultural background and has lived as expat overseas. READ MORE under Who we are.
Sonali Rao is a seasoned HR Professional with over 13 years of HR experience with major IT conglomerates in Germany and India. She managed HR operations for DACH region, The Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland and has a thorough experience in working across cultures. Sonali is an Expat consultant with proven record of consulting expats from different professional backgrounds. READ MORE under Who we are.
I hugely benefit from Viara and Sonali’s advice during the one-on-one coaching. They both supported me during the interview process, the salary negotiation and the start of my new job. Particularly in challenging situations Viara and Sonali always offer very practical advice and guidance that bears immediate results. I appreciate also that they are very much up to speed with the newest research on human resources related issues and will incorporate that into their coaching process. I can highly recommend both of them as I can see the benefits it brings. I am much better now at dealing with challenging situations at work and can manage them in a sensible manner. I´m also much better at communicating with my boss and boss’s boss. I also appreciate their flexibility around timing, when I have an urgent matter I need to discuss - they both make sure that we can speak at short notice. "
"I had the pleasure and the honor to work with Viara and Sonali in the organization of the threefold JOBCENTRIC webinar serie about integrating into the German employment market. The information, the professionality and the preparation were excellent. They are very experienced and also passionate about their job and they can truly help many expatriates to find the best solution for them in the German job market. In PWN we are grateful for the successful cooperation and are looking forward to organize joint activities in the future too. "
I got in touch with JOBCENTRIC when I was seeking urgent support to understand the German interview process. Sonali and Viara offered me at short notice their expertise and helped me thoroughly to suit with the German way of answering questions during the interview. I was truly impressed by the high professionalism and the deep knowledge that both Sonali and Viara have. Undoubtedly this support helped me attain a new leadership role that was aiming for and since then I hooked on to JOBCENTRIC . Sonali and Viara helped me decode the German employment contract and most importantly negotiate the terms and conditions in the contract, which in my opinion is the most challenging aspect for any international professional. I always felt supported and all my questions answered patiently . What makes Sonali and Viara unique is that they customize their approach and service offer to adapt to their client’s needs. I could highly recommend JOBCENTRIC to anyone who would like to see a positive change in their career in Germany.
Being on a turning point of my career I was probably a challenging case for Viara and Sonali to determine my best opportunities. We defined together a clear strategy and implement it step by step practically. By analyzing my previous applications and interviews I felt the progress at each new interview. Furthermore I have adapted my interviews for the German market and gain more assurance by structuring specifically them to the interlocutors. The cooperation between Viara and Sonali is a great combination and I found their complementary point of views very helpful. Through a quick atmosphere of trust we exchange easily on my strong points and weaknesses and I improved effectively my communication skills. With Viara and Sonali, I finally got a job corresponding really to my expectations, both at the level of the content and wage. I hope we will have further collaborations. I warmly recommend Viara and Sonali and I believe strongly that they will bring success to their expats customers.