Katerina Furlong works for an international company and provides career advice for foreign nationals in Prague and the Czech Republic.
She has specialized in global recruitment, career coaching, job search advice, and English interviewing skills in the Czech Republic, Germany and the UK since 1998 – helping more than 500 people develop careers in international companies.
She lived for 12 years in London and Berlin, working with Czech and Slovak professionals seeking employment in the UK. A key focus was helping people to understand cultural differences in the selection and interviewing process.
These experiences inspired her to offer her services in Prague, after returning in 2014.
Katerina has a Master’s degree from the University of Economics, Prague, and since 2016 has been an Approved Coach by the International Coach Federation
Our career is the key to our social status, so it’s natural to be anxious about a job interview. This is a life-changing opportunity. When someone asks you at a party “what do you do?,” you need to be able to answer with enthusiasm.
“It’s estimated that just 18% of people have employment they find fulfilling. This problem can be solved with career advice.”
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.
Relocating is not just a physical move. Finding a new house is not the same as creating a new home. You may need to learn a new language; you will certainly need to adapt to a new culture – and establish new networks of friends and contacts.