Interview the interviewer: answers to your most burning questions!

In our LinkedIn Learning-based series of blog posts we have covered the topic on interview preparation. But what about your own questions? What would you like to know from recruiters, hiring managers, headhunters… the interviewers?

To quote Jenny Foss, a career strategist and the author of the next LinkedIn Learning video, “show up with some questions to ask so you don’t look like a dang fool.

This course of 17m 16s, entitled Job Seeker Tips, is rather short but very insightful. It also covers other tricky issues, such as handling gaps in your CV!

We chose the most interesting highlights for you & here is the sneak peak of the content:

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Door2YourCareer

Disclaimer: our Door2YourCareer Program with selected business schools across Europe is currently in a pilot phase. With the feedback of the students, alumni and business schools, we’ll prepare a ‘proper’ website – due to be launched in 2019.

What is Door2YouCareer?

It’s an opportunity for business schools to offer complimentary career services to their students and/or alumni. The scope will depend on the cooperation agreement with the business school.

If your business school cooperates with Career Angels, you will receive a unique code either physically or virtually:
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Hidden Job Market Y18W42

This week we’ve researched job ads for executives across Europe and have found gems like the following:

  • Leadership Partner @ Gartner
  • Country Marketing Director
  • Chief People Officer
  • Fund Accounting Vice President @ HedgeServ
  • EMEA Programme Director @ Oracle

Here the full list:
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Your brand: purposeful or random mess?

We enjoy bringing to you the best content on the Internet on career and career related subject. This one is a true gem on personal branding created by Lida Citroën for LinkedIn Learning.

To quote Lida “If I asked five people who know you what they think you’re good at, or what they think makes you unique, what would they say? Would they give you the same answer that you might say about yourself? Personal branding puts the intention, and the focus in your reputation, and ensures that other people see you the way you want.” She then continues, “So when you think about the personal branding process I like to describe that it takes the randomness out of your career and allows you to articulate a game plan and a strategy that helps you make smart decisions.”

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Hidden Job Market Y18W41

This week we’ve researched job ads for executives across Europe and have found gems like the following:

  • Leadership Partner @ Gartner
  • Director Sales & Marketing EMEA
  • Human Resources Business Partner Europe
  • Financial And Administrative Director @ Signium Belgium
  • Sr Director Global Client Success Executive @ ADP

Here the full list:

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When should you be a job hunter? Spoiler: Always!

The current job market is an ever-changing competitive environment. There are more start-ups and innovations than ever before which results in increased job insecurity, but also completely new opportunities. Though some still might think “I don’t have to worry about it, my job is stable and I won’t get fired”. Just think about all the international corporations who choose Shared Service Centers or go through deep restructuring by e.g. flattening their hierarchy. It effects all of us. Sooner or later. Expectedly and sometimes out of the blue.

In other words: be prepared. Always! How? The Linkedin Learning video series on career advises you to adopt a permanent “job hunting” mindset. Here’s the sneak peak of the content of the video we choose for this post:

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Hidden Job Market Y18W40

This week we’ve researched job ads for executives across Europe and have found gems like the following:

  • Regional Chief Operating Officer EMEA
  • Head of Sales, Central & Eastern Europe @ Uber
  • Senior HR Business Partner @ UCB
  • SVP of Finance
  • Global Director Manufacturing Engineering

Here the full list:

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