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25
May

Energy comes and goes ... and uncertainty is its engine

The startup phenomenon is a recent business model that grew up in a non-traditional atmosphere. It was developed in between of alternative work philosophies, such as brainstorming or team building. Happy hours, casual-Friday-everyday policies, recreational rooms for workers and a relaxed atmosphere are some of the characteristics that many people might identify with the startup ecosystem. Far away we find concepts such as the “alienation of workers” or the tyranny of the employer. These circumstances might still be in used, but it doesn´t seem to be related to the startup world. When people th...

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30
Apr

Alternatives to unpaid internships

The word goes that after you graduate or even during your studies you need to get a job so you gain some experience...But then you need to have experience to get the job. And this has the tendency of turning into a vicious circle out of which is challenging to get out. But luckily, a trick was invented. The almighty INTERNSHIP! You get to spend a couple of months, see how’s the work done in your domain, see whether you see yourself doing it for the long term and do some networking. A great thing, ain’t it? Though there’s a small catch. It’s common knowledge you shouldn’t expect to be paid. It’...

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24
Apr

Beginnings are always difficult but… How the hell I ended up wondering about the future of telecom?

I´m in my late 20´s and “internship” is a word that, at this point, I think I have seen too many times written on my resume. Nevertheless, once again I was given the opportunity to join a company in a position where I expected small tasks, no responsibility, and the consideration of been a satellite that one day would disappear. But this time is different… I have chosen a startup.

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07
Apr

Get Ready to Apply through Facebook

In February, Facebook announced they started rolling out a new feature, Facebook Jobs. This is focused on aiding small businesses tin filling up their vacancies faster and with less of a hassle. Page admins can do everything through their Business Pages, via the ‘JOB’ bookmark and the announcements are valid for 30 days. To apply, you can write your cover letter in the form of a normal message. What will be made available is your public profile. And this means great news. On LinkedIn you find jobs coming from companies with a big enough HR budget available for higher educated people. There is...

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09
Mar

Easy Hacks for Avoiding Job Application Bloopers

“Oops, I did it again” ta nananana…. (now this got stuck in your head, didn’t it?) Every year, students and fresh graduates send millions and millions of job applications, so they can start their career as they dreamed. And while chasing for the perfect job, mistakes are being done, especially when not enough time is taken to fill it out. From having typos to not attaching the CV or sending the wrong cover letter, it’s all possible. After going through similar experiences, we sat down and put on paper our top hacks to avoid doing blunders while applying for jobs. Typos & grammar mistakes Whil...

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24
Feb

Dating Tips You Can Use for Interviews

Last week we discussed about the campaigns recruitment companies had during Valentine’s Day. But as we were saying in our previous blog post, half of our team is celebrating twice (it's called Dragobete for the Romanian crowd). And because love is still in the air, we will share some of the lessons we learned from dating that can be put into practice when hunting for jobs. What do dating and interviews have in common you might ask. Well, the idea is simple, for interviews, you have to introduce yourself in the most appropriate manner, show why you are the fittest, or learn as much as possible...

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