Most techniques you need to survive in intelligence and counter espionage will not help you to get a promotion or a pay rise when you have a white-collar job. But when we look closer at it, it turns out some of James Bond’s skills can help us to become better in our jobs no matter if we are sales consultants or purchase managers. Read on for the 10 most important lessons to learn from 007:
Probably it is the international aspect which is the recurring theme of my vita: my mother is German, my father Czech and I am married to a French. In my career, I have lived, worked and/ or studied in seven different European countries, managed spot assignments all over Europe and parts of Africa and I speak five languages. In a nutshell, what are the 2 key-learnings I can draw from my international experience?
My mentor, an experienced recruiter, once called one of his top clients and said “I met a candidate who would be a perfect fit for you. You should meet her and try to work out something together!” I thought he was crazy. He will never be in the position to know the firm as much as the HR department. The job is there first and the candidate must be found according to the vacancy. Or not???