#WiseWednesday: Jonathan Winters

“If your ship doesn’t come in, swim out to meet it!” by Jonathan Winters

LMGTFY: Jonathan Harshman Winters III (1925 – 2013), American comedian. He recorded many classic comedy albums, received 11 Grammy nominations and won the Grammy Award for Best Album for Children for his contribution to an adaptation of The Little Prince (1975) and the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Comedy Album for Crank(y) Calls (1996).

#WiseWednesday: Thomas Edison

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” by Thomas Edison.

LMGTFY: Thomas Alva Edison (1847 – 1931), American inventor and businessman. His inventions, (incl. phonograph and the motion picture camera) had a widespread impact on the modern industrialized world. Often credited with establishing the first industrial research laboratory, Edison founded 14 companies, including General Electric, still one of the largest publicly traded companies in the world.

Staying positive during your job search

This is just one of many emails we have received in the past months. As it’s a very good example, we’d like to share with you our response to it.

Dear Career Angels,

I find it difficult to stay positive at the moment, to be honest.

I have only contacted 3 headhunters so far and have not received any feedback from any of them. I’ll go back to all of them today, but honestly I don’t expect much. I have also not received any inquiries via LinkedIn and Xing.

I have applied directly to two companies, but through their recommended channel for “spontaneous” candidates. One of these companies asked “for more information.”

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#WiseWednesday: Steve Jobs

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” by Steve Jobs

LMGTFY: Steven Paul Jobs (1955 – 2011), American entrepreneur and businessman. Former CEO, and a co-founder of Apple. Jobs is widely recognized as a pioneer of the microcomputer revolution of the 1970s and 1980s, along with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.

Mature candidates & CV-19 – as seen by a headhunter

This is an email one of our experienced clients received upon sending their CV to a recruiter based in DACH they had known for some time:

“Thank you for your update on the CV.

To answer your question: Honestly, the situation is currently anything but pleasant for people who are currently looking for a new job. That’s in general.

Of course, it is especially difficult for us “silverbacks”. Because: many companies are looking for experienced managers, but when it becomes down to choosing, the topic of age is unfortunately always limited to around 50 plus.

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#WiseWednesday: Henry Ford

“Paying attention to simple little things that most men neglect makes a few men rich.” by Henry Ford

LMGTFY: Henry Ford (1863 – 1947) American industrialist and business magnate. Founder of the Ford Motor Company and chief developer of the assembly line technique of mass production. He converted the automobile from an expensive curiosity into an accessible conveyance that would profoundly impact the landscape of the 20th century.

[Bezpłatny webinar] Headhunter dla kandydata: przyjaciel czy wróg? Jak skutecznie z nimi pracować?

Zapraszamy na kolejne bezpłatne spotkanie dla doświadczonych managerów: “Headhunter dla kandydata: przyjaciel czy wróg? Jak skutecznie z nimi pracować?”

Termin: 22.06.
Miejsce: online (Zoom)
Godzina: 18:00

Dobra współpraca z headhunterami zwiększa nasze szanse na znalezienie pracy (wg. naszych wewnętrznych statystyk kanał ten miał średnią skuteczność 15% w ostatnich 3 latach).

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#WiseWednesday: Winston Churchill

“Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” by Winston Churchill

LMGTFY: Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill (1874 – 1965), British politician, army officer, and writer. Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. As Prime Minister, Churchill led Britain to victory in Europe in the Second World War.

#WiseWednesday: Aristotle

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit.” by Aristotle

LMGTFY: Aristotle (384–322 BC), Greek philosopher and polymath during the Classical period in Ancient Greece. Taught by Plato, he was the founder of the Lyceum, the Peripatetic school of philosophy, and the Aristotelian tradition. His philosophy has exerted a unique influence on almost every form of knowledge in the West.

Otwarte Webinary – podsumowanie naszej 1. edycji

Pierwsza edycja naszych Otwartych Webinarów przyciągnęła prawie 300 unikalnych uczestników z całego świata, którzy spontanicznie podzielili się z nami wrażeniami, że nasze webinary są „najlepszą rzeczą, którą ostatnio widzieli, skierowaną do specjalistów / managerów / executives poszukujących pracy lub starających się zarządzać swoją karierą”. Poniżej krótkie podsumowanie tego, co zrobiliśmy do tej pory i dlaczego warto się zarejestrować na 2. edycję, która rozpocznie się 21 maja 2020:

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