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01
Nov

5 Reasons Why We Procrastinate

Hi there, Alex writing. Now, we all read read tons of articles on procrastination. Why do people procrastinate and why would you even stop doing it? Since I've started working on Date a Startup, I’ve tested quite some methods and I guess nothing worked as sometimes I’m still doing the same mistakes. Thinking of how I can change my attitude I’ve discovered 5 reasons why I procastinate: 1. I am resistant to change. I moved abroad 3 times and I changed places and people. I’ve always been afraid of change and of the thought about the rough times that are coming as part of the package. THEY SCARE M...

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28
Oct

My First Experience with An Intern

Hey, Alex here. Shoutout to everyone that had an intern, let me tell you how I managed when I had to guide someone for the first time. Two years ago, when I was National President of a student NGO, we receive a request from a Polish student, who wanted to come to Romania and be our intern for a couple of months. This is how I ended up managing an intern for the first time in my life. All I wanted to give in this experience is everything, or maybe the most important things I didn’t receive in my internships: responsiveness, encouragements and an action plan. I can definitely say that Anna, our...

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12
Oct

5 Ideas to Make Your Own CV Template

Now that you are ready to take your first steps in the professional world, there are a couple of things you should be doing in the preparation phase. Next to letting your network know that you are looking for a job, writing a top notch cover letter and getting ready to nail those interviews, you have to create THE CV. Writing a CV is a hard task even for more experienced professionals. The idea behind it is to bring out the best of what a person has done professionally while also showing a bit of his/her personality. Everything in around two pages (for the ones having more experience). All to...

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10
Oct

Guest Bloggers Wanted

Do you love writing and want to share your experience as an entrepreneurs? Then we have some good news for you! We are looking for people wanting to tell us how they put their ideas into practice! Why join us? Because you want to share your experience on entrepreneurship. How great is that? You will be a trend-setter and inspire young people to follow into your footsteps! We help you promote your articles and ideas across all our social media channels (LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram) You have now the chance of joining a community of entrepreneurs and young professionals You set the topic! R...

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03
Oct

Social Impact Award Romania. Lessons and conclusions

Last week I went to the final of Social Impact Award in Bucharest and I was very pleased to see that there is hope and people come up with the most innovative solutions to social problems.

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30
Sep

How to Get Your Dream Job when You Are Not Fully Qualified

It’s there!!! After spending your last few weeks on hunting your dream job on every website or group you could find, you finally found the job you know it fits you. You make an awesome CV and put all your soul into writing the perfect cover letter. But then…it strikes you, the job requires some skills you don’t have yet. Even though you fit the company from every point of view, not fully knowing all the analysis tools could stop you from obtaining your professional goal. The interview is around the corner. What will you do? Don’t worry, there are a couple of tricks that will help you. Here are...

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