Job Seeker Testimonials
Mr. Y, aged 55.
Desired Industry: Pharmaceutical.
One CareerCross member started his job search at 55 years old, and found his ideal job in 2 months!
After graduating from Rikei University, Mr. Y worked at a pharmaceutical firm in charge of product development. Through his long career in product development, he gained extensive experience in managing sales and marketing activities. Mr. Y wanted to utilize these skills and experiences in a new capacity, as well as work past the regular retirement age to better provide for his children.
Mr. Y registered with CareerCross to look for an executive role in the pharmaceutical industry. Within two months, two companies had contacted him. After an interview with the vice-president of one of those companies, he made his decision to join their firm.
|Previous Employer||New Employer|
|Job Category：||Marketing manager of a pharmaceutical firm.||GM of a US based anti-cancer drug venture company.|
|Salary Range：||8 million||12 million|
Good point about changing jobs
"I wanted to get a job which would benefit people. Thanks to CareerCross, I have finally found my ideal job."
Advice for people trying to change jobs
"I prepared well and researched the company in-depth before going to the interview. Also, I engaged the interviewer with a number of important questions at the end of the interview, which I believe was a key factor."