How to prepare for job interview

In order to increase your chances to leave a good impression at a job interview and become shortlisted candidate, it is necessary to be well prepared for the interview. What entails good preparation for a job interview? Collect as much as possible information about the company (via the company’s web page, from relatives, friends …). […]

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How does the selection process look like

The process of selecting and recruiting candidates may be more or less complex, and it may include any of the following activities: Collecting and screening resumes and online applications By going through received CVs or online applications, the employer seeks for key information related to the candidates’ work experience, skills and education. Telephone interview If […]

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How to write a good CV

If you want to increase your chances to be invited to the interview by potential employer make sure you prepare your CV according to the instructions below. The importance of adequate CVs Resume is your first contact with a potential employer. By looking at your CV an employer acquires first impression of you and decides […]

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THEATRE AND BUSINESS: What can business learn from the world of theatre.

Last week I went to the theatre to watch a contemporary version of the “Iliade”. This representation was supposed to be outside the norm for several reasons. First, the purpose of the director was to put into play a modern, yet experimental way to read this old classic. Secondly, I knew that it had been […]

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My dear (un)comfort zone

A couple of weeks ago I was listening to a friend who was talking about his job. Almost everything seemed wrong: the boss, the colleagues, the salary and the contents of the job itself. He was really disappointed and bothered. He felt himself like a “lion in cage”, I was so sorry for his bad […]

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Where are you running?

The “hamster on the wheel” is a meaningful metaphor to describe how some employees, often middle managers and professionals, feel at work. They’re hard workers, demanding with themselves and focused on “get things better”. Sometimes they’re perfectionist, other times they suffer from “over-doing syndrome” or they are swamped by too much work and they stretch […]

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6 Skills to be successful

“It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill” – Wilbur Wright. Here below my own perspective about the best skills to be successful at work.. and, why not, in life! Awareness Awareness is one of my favorite skills ever. Aware people are always a step forward: they are frequently able […]

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Happiness at work: what is your body telling you?

“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.”  […]

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“YES, BUT people” vs “YES AND people”

Accepting an opportunity saying “YES” is a good chance to raise our personal and professional growth. However, people usually approach their way to say “YES” in two main different categories, below summarized: 1.      YES, BUT…. People – “I would, but I can’t… and, actually, I don’t want” 2.      YES AND…. People – “I want, I can, I do it” […]

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Gi Group global revenues of €1.6 billion

Wyser’s mother company, Gi Group, one of the world’s leading companies in the staffing industry, closed 2015 with excellent results. Thanks to a network of 500 branches and around 2,400 employees, the Group generated total revenues of €1.6 billion, an increase of 18.2% compared to 2014. The EBITDA of the Group  increased significantly to €43 million in 2015, up 19.4% compared to […]

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