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Love What You Do Or Do What You Love? (Pt. 1 of 2)

After years of hearing many business gurus advising you to find your passion, never stop searching for work you love, always rediscover yourself, a wave of skepticism hit the business world lately. The economic decline has put its mark on idealistic research of happiness through work or maybe you just discovered you cannot love what […]

Top 10 Interview Mistakes That Cost Developers Their Jobs

This is a guest post by Evgeny Shadchnev, co-founder of Makers Academy, a highly-selective, 10 week full-time course that teaches web development. Their applicants are usually entrepreneurs who want to be their own tech-cofounder, people looking to change careers, freelancers looking to diversify their skill-set or people that are simply passionate about learning to code. Makers […]

It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want To Be [Paul Arden]

How much can you learn from a former creative director at Saatchi & Saatchi? Paul Arden shows there are no limits to learning, as long as your mind is open. His book, “It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want To Be” is iconic when it comes to advice on how you […]

So You’re A Job Hopper. What Next?

We mentioned in a previous post that job hopping is one of the highest impediment in having your CV chosen from the pack (over 39% of recruiters would declare that job hopping is a negative mark that would determine them not to invite the applicant to an interview). But, as many of you finish university […]

Steve Jobs or Richard Branson? What Makes A Great Manager?

Steve Jobs: the totalitarian leader, managing the company in a dictatorial way, treating employees like dirt, always knowing better and being the only person that makes decisions in the company, at the same time a technology genius who nevertheless is one of the most appreciated and looked up to leaders in the technology industry and […]

Is Job Hopping An Impediment To Working In Startups?

Job hopping is still one of the major drawbacks for classic recruiters. The more jobs an employee switched during the year, the worse. According to a survey made by Bullhorn, global leader in recruiting software, over 39% of recruiters say that job-hopping is the single biggest obstacle for job seekers and it will stop your […]

Looking For A Job Is a Job

Finding the right job for you is not an easy process. I tend to consider that looking for a job is a job in itself, requiring structure, research, organization, planning and follow up. What does looking for a job imply? First thing first: you have to decide what you want to do. You have education […]