#Love from a Project Manager: General

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Do you want to be always up to date with Career Angels? To have access to the latest trends? Data? Methodology? Read this blog post to jon one of our many lectures, webinars, podcasts, webcasts, training sessions and alike! The topics include HR, HR analytics, career management, candidate experience, job search strategy and many more!

This week (#38):
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Hidden Job Market Y20W38

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

  • [PL] Eastern Europe & Switzerland Marketing Director @ Aliaxis
  • [UA] AVP Marketing Analytics & Data Strategy @ SoftServe
  • [DE] Head of Market Italy @ Zalando SE
  • [FR] Head of Management Accounting @ ING France
  • [AT] Finance Director EMEA – Division Controller PDC Business @ Eaton

Here the full list:

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Market Signals (Week 37)

Because of how we work when supporting our clients, we have a very uniqueglimpseinto how over 5000 Executive Search companies and almost 20 000 decision makers react – the majority of which being located in Europe; and we collect and analyze how they respond; and we observe if and what kind of trends there are to leverage them into better career management & more effective job search methods.

Before there are trends, there are signals which we usually keep to ourselves. But these are not usual times, so we decided to share those market signals by the end of each week. If the country / context is important, we’ll add them. Otherwise, we’ll keep it general for confidentiality.

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Free Materials: How to set a realistic goal & how to position yourself

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.

Both editions have attracted approx. 1000 participants from all over the world who 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”.

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 1: How to set a realistic goal & how to position yourself
Speaker: Sandra Bichl
Topic: How to set a realistic job search goal and how to position yourself as a candidate on an unstable employer’s market:
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It’s time to go back to work

It’s time to go back to work and to (re)start your job search, especially if you are an experienced manager who wants to start a new job at the beginning of 2021!

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CVs are one of the worst tools to select candidates

“CVs are one of the worst tools to select candidates for recruitment processes”. This might be a controversial thing to say – especially when it comes from a company that is paid to do exactly that: write CVs.

Why? Because CVs are:
• written by people who have never been taught, how to do that correctly
• often written in haste
• almost never complete
full of mistakes: typos, formatting, verbose content, lack of results or tangible successes

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#WiseWednesday: Florence Nightingale

“I attribute my success to this – I never gave or took any excuse.” by Florence Nightingale

LMGTFY: Florence Nightingale (1820 – 1910), English social reformer, statistician and the founder of modern nursing. Became an icon of Victorian culture, especially in the persona of “The Lady with the Lamp” making rounds of wounded soldiers at night. Wrote tracts in simple English concerning the spread of medical knowledge.

Stats: 2662 participants

We are very pleased to share our knowledge and experience gained through years of working with experienced professionals, managers & executives. Thanks to your trust, there are more and more opportunities to do so every year. Since 01.2020, our lectures, webinars, workshops and trainings have attracted 2662 participants! That’s 722 more than in ALL of 2019!

The topics we speak about include: LinkedIn hacking, working with headhunters, personal branding, salary negotiations, job search, market trends, career management, CV writing, candidate experience… and really anything and everything connected to career paths and the job market – all backed by science, data and statistics – delivered by only the most experienced consultants and trainers!

If you are interested, email: Sandra.Bichl (at) CareerAngels.eu.

Job Search Videos – 10 reasons why you should watch them

COVID-19 showed us all that we can never take anything for granted – including, or especially, our jobs. The job market had already been competitive before. Nowadays, you need to put even more (strategic) effort into your job search process to be successful.

That’s why we’ve decided to share our know-how & come up with the Free Job Search Webinars initiative. From April to May 2020 we conducted (and recorded!) 16 webinars with almost 1000 participants from all around the world who have spontaneously expressed that they 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”.

We’ve selected the best 10 opinions / reasons for why it’s worth watching them and we share them below:

1. You can see yourself from the recruiter’s point of view.
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