You probably have good reasons for wanting to change job. However, it is not always a good idea to share these with a potential new employer. Nevertheless, an explanation is generally expected. Here, we tell you what to bear in mind when answering questions about why your previous employment contract ended or why you want it to end.
You’ve built up a good network? Congratulations. Finding new contacts on a regularly and adding them to your network shouldn’t be the end of the story, though. Take care of the relationship on a regular basis beyond making the first contact. We’ve put together a few tips for you on how to do it.
The job interview is behind you, and you are waiting for a call from the company of your dreams. You should continue concerning yourself with the interview afterwards, though. With our tips, you can continue leaving a good impression and be easily remembered.
After finding the right job ad and sending your application to the company, the next step is waiting. Once you have received an invitation to a job interview, the preparation for the interview begins. But how do you prepare for a job interview? Find the answer here.
The main reason for throwing a company Christmas do is to strengthen team spirit amongst the workforce and – of course – to have fun. If you want to make things even more interesting, you can set a theme for the party. In theory, (almost) anything goes in terms of what theme to choose. However, for party organizers who are struggling to come up with a suitable motto, we have put together a few suggestions.
Even in the internet and social media age, offline networking retains its importance. In fact, more and more people are looking to make face-to-face connections. We have put together a few tips on how you can use events and occasions to add to your offline network and how to make a good impression in real life conversations.
The saying goes that “Puff is part of the trade,” which can also be applied to letters of recommendation. The well-known saying “toot your own horn” also falls into this category. If you don’t want to hide your light under a bushel, you will do yourself a favour when looking for a new job or other activity more and more with a letter of recommendation.
Have you found a job vacancy that interests you and that matches your skills and qualifications? If you have already prepared your application in advance you can get going straight away. In the third part of our series on finding and applying for a job we tell you how to write an effective job application.