Photo session: preparation tips

When we look at our computer screen while browsing the Internet our eyes tend to scan the website for information rather than read. Therefore graphical elements become even more important. On your online profile that would be your picture.

After a brief analysis:
– only 5% of used pictures on business social media sites would be graded A or B. Read more

Reference checks

According to 85% of employers will check at least one of your references when offering you a position. Do you know whom you can ask for them? What will your potential employer most probably ask about? How should you prepare your referee? Read more

How (not) to create your online profile

People you interact with on daily basis “google, bing and yahoo you” (they write your full name into one of these search engines), especially before your first meeting or even the first contact.
What they find influences what they think about you and sometimes even disqualifies you.

Some statistics:
– 83% of recruiters use search engines to learn about candidates. Read more

The decision maker’s email address

In 2012 50% of our clients accepted a job offer that was generated by directly contacting decision makers within their TOP20 companies. How can you obtain the e-mail address of e.g. the CEO of a company that does not disclose it on their website? Here you will find some useful tips that will make your search successful!

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STAR Exercise sheet

This file contains a description of the STAR technique that is very useful during interviews. It helps structure every project into: situation, task (goal), action and results. If you apply this technique during the preparation to an interview, you will remember the most important things about concrete examples. We definitely recommend it!

Important: it’s not about memorizing your answers! It’s about understanding and practicing the structure!

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Virtual behaviour (tips)

Do you want to know which mistakes you should avoid in the virtual world? How should you behave to make a positive impression? You can find such recommendations in the new pdf added to the Free Material called “How (not) to behave in the virtual world”. Happy reading!

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Interview Preparation

What should you know going to an interview? Do you have the skills mentioned in the job description? Can you justify them with precise examples? How much do you know about your prospect employer? The format below will help you collect all essential information so that you are 110% prepared!

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Happy 1st year to JHD

It’s already been a year! A year ago, we published the English version of our e-book: Job Hunting Director. We’ve had fantastic feedback and our readers have recommended it online and among their friends. Thank you!

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Interview Guide

When was the last time you took part in an interview as a candidate? Are you ready for unexpected questions? Should you wait to be contacted or try calling the interviewer after the interview? You will find the answers to those and other questions in the attachment.

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Job Hunting Strategy

Do you know where you really want to work? What is your dream job? How many ways of actively looking for a job do you know? The file below will help you systematize your information and create your individual job hunting strategy.

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