You only have one chance to make a great first impression. Nowhere is this theory truer than when applying for a job. The first contact with a prospective employer is usually in writing, and a key element of any job application is the curriculum vitae (CV) or resumé which, when formulated cleverly, can do far more than merely summarize your experience and skills. We share some guidelines for writing a CV which can help to position you as the perfect candidate for the job of your dreams.
We all recognize the feeling of email overload; too many emails and not enough time to read them. Nevertheless, when we send an email, we want it to be read and actioned as quickly as possible. How can we format business emails to optimize the chances of that happening? Here are some tips for writing professional and effective emails.
If you want to do business with partners from Switzerland, you’ll surely ask yourself if there’s anything special to pay attention to. In our business etiquette, we’ve summed up the things that you should watch out for if you come across the Swiss in business.
You haven’t been able to make any business contacts in the Czech Republic or want to build on or foster your business contacts so far? You’ll discover what you should look out for in our Business Etiquette the Czech Republic. Although Germany is the Czech Republic’s next-door neighbour, there are several cultural differences that you should know about before your visit to the Czech Republic.
It’s a common occurrence that a customer or business partner invites you to dinner or you invite someone yourself. What at first sounds like a nice and comfortable evening can become a disaster if you don’t behave properly. With our business etiquette for business meals, however, you’ll know precisely how to act.
Do you make frequent business trips to Austria or does your job involve contact with Austrians? Our business etiquette guide!