Where will you meet us?

Do you want to follow the know-how of Career Angels? Learn about the latest trends? Data? Methodology? Read this blog post to get access to one of our many lectures, webinars, podcasts, webcasts, training sessions and alike!

This week (#43):

We are, once again, supporting experienced managers in their job search – completely free of charge! This time as a group program in Polish. The registration deadline is October 25, 2020.
All details in Polish: here.

Upcoming:
In November, we are starting the third edition of the Career Consultant Course. Due to safety concerns, it’ll be online.

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Free Materials: How to prepare for an (online) interview

Dozens of the approx. 1000 participants from all over the world have spontaneously expressed that our webinars are “the best they’ve seen currently being offered for professionals / managers / executives looking for a job or trying to stay in control of their careers”.

From April 14 to June 10, 2020 we conducted 2 editions of 4-module Open Webinars on job search & career management where we shared over 32h of practical tips & know-how. And although the Open Webinars initiative has come to an end, we’ve decided to keep the content available – completely free of charge!

The four online sessions will guide you through the job search process step-by-step.

Module 4: How to prepare for an interview (especially online)
Speaker: Sandra Bichl
From the recording, you will learn that a personal conversation is different from a conversation using online tools – in some respects the later one is more difficult (except for the IT part):
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Company Page on LinkedIn: Grow your audience (Tip #2)

This tip series was prepared with the following professionals in mind:

  • HR professionals who want to ensure that their prospective candidates will find the necessary info on their company on LinkedIn; it’ll help you in talking with your marketing departments to create beautiful and effective employer branding materials!
  • Independent consultants, especially for executives turned freelancers (often out of necessity as they are in-between jobs) – to help them improve their branding and first impression on LinkedIn
  • anybody else who’s interested in the subject!

Let’s get right to it: Tip #2 out of 8:
#1: Complete all details

#2: Grow your audience

Now that you’ve completed all the information on your Company Page, you can start thinking about growing your audience. According to LinkedIn, once a page reaches 150 followers, the opportunity for growth becomes exponential.

Here are some tips on how to reach that milestone as fast as possible and continue growing even bigger:

  • Find out who your target audience is. See what topics and articles they’re already engaging with and incorporate that kind of content into your own.
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#WiseWednesday: Colin Powell

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” by Colin Powell

LMGTFY: Colin Powell (born 1937), American politician and diplomat. The first African-American Secretary of State. Served as the 16th United States National Security Advisor and as the 12th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Powell received the Presidential Medal of Freedom twice.

When (if at all) should I connect with my potential boss on LinkedIn?

Looking for a job is not a piece of cake – especially during CV-19 times, when everything happens dynamically and in a non-standard manner. We can easily get lost in the labyrinth of all the do’s and don’t’s of the job search process. Candidates often ask themselves (or Career Angels): what’s the right thing to do in this situation? What should I do in that case? Sometimes only one (mis)step can decide whether we will be accepted or rejected.

Those questions can include:
Should I contact my boss directly? Is it better to reach out to companies or headhunters? When should I send a follow-up? Aren’t I too pushy? Just to mention a few that we receive every day. We’d like to address one specific question:

“When should I send an invitation to my potential boss on LinkedIn, if s/he replied to my email? On the same day, the day after or should I wait one week?”.

Well, our answer is: it depends on…
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Where will you meet us?

Do you want to follow the know-how of Career Angels? Learn about the latest trends? Data? Methodology? Read this blog post to get access to one of our many lectures, webinars, podcasts, webcasts, training sessions and alike!

This week (#42):

Date: October 14 – in the evening
For: WU Executive Academy
Speaker: Sandra Bichl
Topic: “Crisis-proofing your career

Date: October 15 – afternoon
For: Politecnico di Milano Graduate School of Business
Speaker: Sandra Bichl
Topic: “Optimise your career search strategy

Date: October 18 – all day
For: Warsaw University of Technology Business School 
Speaker: Urszula Rapacka, Anna Zadrożna
Topic: “Career Planning

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Free Materials: How to find and contact recruiters & companies; how to network

Dozens of the approx. 1000 participants from all over the world have spontaneously expressed that our webinars are “the best they’ve seen currently being offered for professionals / managers / executives looking for a job or trying to stay in control of their careers”.

From April 14 to June 10, 2020 we conducted 2 editions of 4-module Open Webinars on job search & career management where we shared over 32h of practical tips & know-how. And although the Open Webinars initiative has come to an end, we’ve decided to keep the content available – completely free of charge!

The four online sessions will guide you through the job search process step-by-step.

Module 3: How to find and contact recruiters and companies and how to network
Speaker: Sandra Bichl
From the recording, you will find out how effective job search channels have been in the last 3 years:
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Program: „Manager szuka pracy / znajduje pracę”

Straciłeś pracę przez CV-19? Od ok. 6 miesięcy nie możesz jej znaleźć? Wysyłasz bezskutecznie CV na ogłoszenia? Headhunterzy milczą? Nikt Cię nie zaprasza na rozmowy?

Obecna sytuacja na rynku pracy jest faktycznie trudna, zwłaszcza dla osób, które na nim nie były aktywnie przez ostatnie 3-5 lat. Dużo się zmieniło! Career Angels chce pomóc i wspierać managerów, którzy twierdząco odpowiedzieli na powyższe pytania. Przygotowaliśmy dla nich ten program: “Manager szuka pracy / znajduje pracę”.

W ramach programu online otrzymasz:

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Company Page on LinkedIn: Complete all details (Tip #1)

This tip series was prepared with the following professionals in mind:

  • HR professionals who want to ensure that their prospective candidates will find the necessary info on their company on LinkedIn; it’ll help you in talking with your marketing departments to create beautiful and effective employer branding materials!
  • Independent consultants, especially for executives turned freelancers (often out of necessity as they are in-between jobs) – to help them improve their branding and first impression on LinkedIn
  • anybody else who’s interested in the subject!

Let’s get right to it: Tip #1 out of 8:

#1: Make sure your company page is complete.
First things first: make sure your Company Page is complete. To increase your “searchability”, you need to include all necessary information. According to LinkedIn, pages with complete information get 30% more weekly views – you don’t want to miss out on that!

Here a quick checklist:
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#WiseWednesday: Jim Rohn

“If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.” by Jim Rohn

LMGTFY: Jim Rohn (1930 – 2009), American entrepreneur and motivational speaker. Started his professional life as an HR manager at Sears. Launched his career as a professional speaker in the early 60’s. He presented seminars worldwide for more than 40 years. Mentor to Tony Robbins, Jack Canfield, Brian Tracy or T. Harv Eker.