Hacking job ads & bots


Free session for experienced managers & executives in Europe who are currently looking for a job (or getting ready for it): “Hacking Job Ads & Bots“.

AI is expected to replace 16% of recruitment sector jobs before 2029. These and other numbers show that technology wants to play the first fiddle on today’s job market. 60-70% of job ads for executives are filtered through so-called ATS. 75% of CVs will never be seen by human eyes. But there are ways around this!

A senior candidate who wants to be successful in their job search has to embrace technology and all that comes with it. But it’s easy to get lost, especially for those who haven’t looked for a job in a while.

During this interactive meeting, we’ll explain how to identify, understand and correctly maneuver elements of technology in every stage of the job search process, incl.:
Applicant Tracking Systems
LinkedIn algorithm
– pre-hire psychometric testing
– AI interviews

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About Challenge Accepted Europe

About the initiative: we – Career Angels – have been providing a safe space for experienced managers and executives in this successful formula since April 2018. Due to CV-19, we adapted the format for the experience to be as effective and productive online, as it has been proven to be offline.

The underlying idea is to create a community for managers throughout Europe who have accepted the challenge of looking for a job (actively or passively), so that they can exchange their experiences, support each other through listening, words of encouragement, information and inspire each other.

The free online meetings are dedicated to specific career & job search topics and provide networking opportunities. Coming up:

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#WiseWednesday: Harper Lee

“Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.” by Harper Lee

LMGTFY: Nelle Harper Lee (April 28, 1926 – February 19, 2016), American novelist who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1961 for To Kill a Mockingbird. Awarded the US Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2007.

Inspirational quotes by Career Angels: “Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it” Harper Lee

Inspirational quote: “Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it” Harper Lee

#WiseWednesday: Greek proverb

Know yourself.” Greek proverb

LMGTFY: The Ancient Greek aphorism “know thyself” is one of the Delphic maxims and was inscribed in the forecourt of the Temple of Apollo at Delphi according to the Greek writer Pausanias. The phrase was later expounded upon by the philosopher Socrates who taught that: “The unexamined life is not worth living.”

Inspirational quotes by Career Angels: “Know yourself” Greek proverb

Inspirational quote: “Know yourself” Greek proverb

 

Hack LinkedIn for your job search


Free session for experienced managers & executives in Europe who are currently looking for a job (or getting ready for it): “Hack LinkedIn for your job search”.

By now, everybody serious about their career should have a proper & complete LinkedIn profile – but that’s not enough. Not even for executives! Not only does your profile summary have to speak to Executive Search Consultants – you must understand how the algorithm works to get found in the first place!

If you haven’t been contacted with great job offers via LinkedIn over the last 6-9 months, you should definitely join, as during this interactive meeting we’ll explain:
– how headhunters use LinkedIn as a recruitment tool
– how to optimize your profile to stand out among thousands of other candidates (incl. real example)
– how to satisfy both the human reader and the algorithm!
– how to be ranked “good fit” aka top candidate
– how to get the LinkedIn algorithm to suggest you as a candidate WITHOUT you having to even apply!

Think of this session as of an actual meeting, as there will be several opportunities to network. Be ready to fully engage & contribute. If you plan on passively listening, this is not for you. Everybody is expected to engage.

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Career Advisory – reflections after the first edition of the postgraduate studies

Career Advisory – reflections after the first edition of the postgraduate studies

Career Advisory – reflections after the first edition of the postgraduate studies

“Career Advisory – a very demanding profession”, “I did not expect such a huge amount of knowledge”, “The market is not aware of what is behind career advisory”, “I didn’t realize that there is such a need to follow the trends of the labor market”… These are just a few quotes – our students (now graduates) sharing their reflections after the 1st edition of postgraduate studies.

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Want a new job in 2023? Start looking now!


Free session for experienced managers & executives in Europe who are currently looking for a job (or getting ready for it): “Want a new job in 2023? Start looking now!”.

Approaching decision makers and headhunters directly has been one of the most effective job search channels in the last 3 years. Preparing a perfect CV and a proper & complete LinkedIn profile is one thing. Knowing how to approach potential employers and headhunters to get invited to an interview is another.

During this interactive meeting we’ll explain:
– how to find potential employers and headhunters (practical tips!)
– how to write cover emails that generate interviews (with real examples!)
– how to manage your inbox and make sure you don’t miss out on any opportunity
– how to assess your job search KPIs: response & interview rate; the data shows how good or bad it actually is

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#WiseWednesday: Frank Sinatra

“The best revenge is massive success.” by Frank Sinatra

LMGTFY: Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998), American singer, actor, and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century. He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 150 million records worldwide.

Inspirational quotes by Career Angels: “The best revenge is massive success” Frank Sinatra

Inspirational quote: “The best revenge is massive success” Frank Sinatra

Career Consultant (remote)

Career Angels is a European career consulting boutique that has been providing tailor-made services since 2010: for individuals (career management & job search support), for companies (outplacement services, HR consulting services), for business schools (consultations, lectures). We are often called innovative or pioneering for how we work internally and with our clients. Does that sound like something that you’d like to be a part of? Fantastic! We are currently looking for a

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How to create a solid LinkedIn profile – step by step (2022 edition)

How to create a solid LinkedIn profile – step by step (2022 edition)

How to create a solid LinkedIn profile – step by step (2022 edition)

LinkedIn is a living organism that keeps changing features, algorithms… which means the advice that comes from us, has to adapt accordingly. Our recommendation and tips as to how to create a solid LinkedIn profile here:

Start offline:

  • Prepare your LinkedIn profile in a document prior to uploading it.
  • You want to make sure a perfect, proofread, triple-checked version of your profile goes live.

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