Why we are Career Angels (Reasons 6-10)

All Career Angels have made a conscious choice when selecting sides… the candidate’s side. In other words: we assist individuals who are looking for jobs or planning their careers. Why them? Why not stay in recruitment? HR Consulting? Corporate HR department? Below are the next 5 reasons.
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Dream job after 50

This senior pharma professional shared via SpenglerFox how he approached being made redundant and how he ended up at his dream job after 50.

Here a teaser:
About him: after almost 20 years in commercial roles in pharma he found out a year in advance that his role would be made redundant. After unsuccessfully applying internally to roles, he used this moment to carry out a detailed self-evaluation of his professional skills and experiences.

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Why we are Career Angels (Reasons 1-5)

All Career Angels have made a conscious choice when selecting sides… the candidate’s side. In other words: we assist individuals who are looking for jobs or planning their careers. Why them? Why not stay in recruitment? HR Consulting? Corporate HR department? Below are the first 5 reasons.
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Happy, healthy and most successful 2014!

Let’s start this year with firstly wishing all of you a

“Happy, healthy and most successful 2014!”

And secondly, by reviewing our and our client’s achievements in 2013.

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Case: Media executive

A media executive was reflecting on changing industries as his own segment (TV Production) was looking “not too good”. To be on the safe side, so ran two processes parallel:

Plan A: Production Director for a network
Plan B: Event Producer Read more

Case: Lawyer

During a lecture at an LLM program, I met a lawyer who had been looking for a job for about eight months without even being invited to a job interview. “Now I understand why nobody replied last year. I had a wrong CV structure, wrong information and a wrong photo. […] As you know, once we started, I did almost everything myself under your guidance. At the beginning of the process I was able to create a better picture of myself as a professional. And once I started applying your advice, I secured 10 job interviews out of which I have so far met with 6 that led to one job offer; Read more

CFO: Changing industries

A Chief Financial Officer, who had been looking for a new position for 9 months passively and for the most recent 3 months actively without major successes, contacted us in February 2012. The outplacement support from his former employer had not been helpful either. We asked him to prepare a list of potential employers of his first choice. We call that the “TOP 20”. He reluctantly prepared it enlisting 29 firms, then researched the contact details of their CEOs. After re-doing his CV with us, he proceeded to contact them. Here are the statistics: Read more

MD in the DACH region

At the end of November 2011 we started a project with a very seasoned Managing Director who had a dream, “Before I retire, I would like to set up a subsidiary in Poland for a major company from the DACH region.” Due to the confidential nature of the process, we are not able to release more details on the sector or size, but for illustration purposes, we would like to share with you what we did step by step in terms of TOP 20: Read more