“Looking for new opportunities…”

The initial post was inspired by, well, profiles we see every day on sites like LinkedIn, and more precisely taglines like this: Read more

A profile picture says more than a 1000 words. What does yours say?

Have you ever searched for a prospect, business partner or potential employee online? Maybe you have found your lawyer, doctor or investment banker on a social media site via common friends? Have you ever been unpleasantly surprised by how unprofessional their profile picture was?

What usually happens is that we choose a picture: Read more

If you are not on LinkedIn, you don’t exist

This is not a fad anymore that will pass. Let’s look at some numbers:
Facebook*: 1.59 bn* active users
LinkedIn**: growing at more than 2 members per second**
Xing*: 9.7 m users

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The death of the headhunter’s database

This is a snippet of an email one of our clients received when contacting a Consultant with one of the leading, global, retained Top Executive Search firms:
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Kill 6 birds with one stone

Myth: a candidate can be hired right away by sending one email that includes a generic motivation letter and an average CV. Let’s be realistic: not gonna happen.

Imagine: Read more

Re-branding your career focus: from local to international

We once had a client: a marketing manager with experience in only his own country who had successfully gotten a job in UK with the support of Career Angels. A few years later, he approached us again, with a new goal in mind: to present himself as an “international manager”. The challenge: prior to his first UK-based job, his experience was limited only to one market, with no exposure Read more

The Job Hunting Strategy

Job hunting is not as difficult as we tend to imagine. However: fortune favours the prepared!

You need to do your homework. To start with ask yourself: Read more

Our new Career Angel!

We’d like to welcome our New Career Angel – Zsuzsanna Fáy. Read more

Social Media awareness on the rise… finally

How do we know that? Because we are invited by top universities & alumni organizations to give lectures about online presence & social media for executives – we even ran two simultaneous events last Friday:
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And the winner is…

We have selected the winners of our contest for the best student CV. It wasn’t easy! After thorough consideration, the main prize – a 2-year career mentoring program – goes to Read more