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Hiring And Dating. Are They Really So Different? Part 2 Of 2

Welcome at the second part of our mini serial by Miroslava Barcova, Statutory Director at Delta Advisory/ Kennedy Executive Search Czechia. In the previous article we got to the first date/ first round of an interview. What comes next? 1. Next rounds Usually people do not get married after the first date. The same stands for employment. And the more mature people are, the more rounds it takes to accept give and get t
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Hiring And Dating. The Same, Just Different. Part 1 Of 2

This week’s posting comes from Miroslava Barcova, Statutory Director at Delta Advisory in Prague/ Kennedy Executive Search Czechia: “Dating and finding a new job: Two completely different things, different life situations, personal life and work. Do they really differ so much or can we find any similarities common to both of them? First of all, they both are relationships. Let’s have a closer look at the
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How To Choose Your Next Job (Checklist/ 6 Points)

This is a crucial one. A bad decision can have a highly negative impact on your resume and career evolution. After all, you seek more responsibility, more money and personal growth, right? Here are the 6 questions I recommend to minimize this risk of a false move when it is about the question how to choose your next job. And I would only accept a job offer if all points are positive: The Science: What is in for you?
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The 13 Best Ways To Find A New Job

Being on job search is a topic I know very well: after all, I am searching jobs since 2001. And since, I have found 350 and whenever I have found one, I gave it away: I am a headhunter. When I ask job seekers what they do to find a new job, I mostly hear “I reply to job ads”. This is not good enough and on top of that, it is the least likely method that works! Here come the 13 best ways to find a job that
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9 Networking Tips From A Networker

While a headhunter is the best way to find a new job (at least for the headhunter), there are other ways. Having a solid network can be one but it can also be a powerful means to get business contacts, share knowledge and keep a competitive edge. Here are 9 networking tips on how to establish and maintain strong connections that will help you in good and bad times: You know more people than you think: Reflect upon wh
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Why Getting Hired Is Not Good Enough

This is a post by my good virtual friends Neil Patrick from 40pluscareerguru and Marcia LaReau from Forward Motion about the question why getting hired is not good enough today. Also check out their career blogs who are two of the three finest career blogs on this planet. “Big data and technology are accelerating the workplace to warp-speeds. Businesses are rising and falling faster than ever. The jobs outlook
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Career Advice From A To Z: “D” For “Don’ts To Avoid When Job Hunting”

In the last 6 years as a headhunter I reckon I’ve seen everything. I am regularly left with my jaw on the floor as candidates, often very senior, manage to blow their feet off for the want of a little thought or pre-planning. Here are my top 8 COMMON recruitment “Don’ts” learned through all too regular experience – you have been warned!
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