How to avoid the most common CV mistakes

We know writing your CV isn’t easy, and that generally, you don’t receive feedback from potential employers. What mistakes could you be making in your CV that are keeping you from making the cut?   To help you out, we ...

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Personal Branding: What is it?

What is Personal Branding? By now you will know what a “Brand” is: Apple, Google, Facebook, just to name a few. A brand in a more specific way of putting it is a symbol that identifies and differentiates a product ...

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Most Sourced Hard Skills by Companies in 2019

What are hard skills?    These skills are abilities that are teachable and specific. They can be defined and measured, in comparison to “soft skills”. For example, a hard skill would be the ability to use specific software, programming, and ...

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Top Expat Careers

Which expat careers are the most in demand?   In such a diverse and ever-changing job market, new jobs and, subsequently, different demands are cropping up all the time. Organizations are inevitably affected by the phenomenon that is globalization. But ...

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CV Writing: How to Write the Perfect CV

Maybe you’ve just started your very first job/internship search or your CV may simply just need a revamp. Your CV is an important part of your job search, if not the most important of all! It’s the first thing a ...

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Top 5 Job Interviews You Could Encounter

Every employer or HR team is different – they all have their own personal preferred methods to use whilst carrying out job interviews. During your search for a job or internship, you may come across a variety of interview types; ...

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3 things candidates do that recruiters hate

Sometimes it’s important to get in the recruiter’s position and understand their perspective so that a healthy professional relationship can kick off the right way. Below, we have put three major issues that most recruiters face when engaging with potential ...

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Applying for an internship: 5 most common mistakes to avoid

Most candidates fail to distinguish themselves from others, except where mistakes are concerned. This can happen specially in the first researches for the perfect job, when doing application for an internship. Time and time again companies see applicants falling into ...

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The checklist to nail your Skype interview

Do you have a job interview over Skype coming up? Don’t freak out, be prepared!   1- Have a professional username   Just be simple, boring and use your name. Nope, “soccerstar10” is not an option 🙂   2- Test ...

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Why you should do your internship at a startup

It is becoming increasingly difficult for students and young professionals to stand out in this relentless corporate world of today. A university degree alone may no longer be enough to land the job we want. So what do we need ...

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Will you be happy at work 3 years from now?

This article was originally published on the Hppy Blog.   We know for a fact that today’s workplace has fundamentally changed from what our parents believed it to be. The achievement of getting a job is no longer an end goal, ...

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