Start-up VS Smart-up: Is there a magic formula for startup success?

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Due to technological advancements, it is easy nowadays to push your ideas further and try to develop them. All types of resources and investments are more accessible. As a result, startups spring up like mushrooms, but stormy winds just as easily blow them away. It seems that only 10% of startups have found the magic formula. Many people and organizations try to analyze the reasons for such a high failure rate. Continue reading “Start-up VS Smart-up: Is there a magic formula for startup success?”

Enthusiasm in the Workplace: Is it possible?

CastleFinding the right employee or the right job is not an easy thing. Both parties invest a lot of time, money and efforts in their search. However, they usually end up divorced. But this is not the worst thing that can happen. Employees frequently lose interest in their jobs. When they move to a new workplace, they are overwhelmed with joy and proudly boast about their new great job. After 6 to 12 months, a mild depression and bad moods begin to knock at their office door and their job does not seem as exciting as at the beginning; they are slowly swallowed up by daily routine. They gradually lose their passion and enthusiasm. Continue reading “Enthusiasm in the Workplace: Is it possible?”

A very practical guide to: How to Write a Monstrous CV: For Realz!

Contrary to popular beliefs that a long resume is not a good idea, we think that it is a more successful strategy than writing a short CV. The copy-paste approach is an extremely bad maneuver. Do you know how tiresome and time consuming it is for recruiters/employers to read short CVs with almost no useful information about the applicants? Can you imagine what it feels like to read one and the same page of a book over 100 times? Please, have mercy on them!

Write your resume as if you are a thriller author: unfold the story of your professional life; make the audience keep reading – and the length will not matter.

However, before you begin to write your resume, first you should decide what your dream job would be. You can read how to do it in our previous post.

When you are ready, you can move to the next step, namely: Continue reading “A very practical guide to: How to Write a Monstrous CV: For Realz!”

Six Practical Tips For Landing Your Dream Job: For Realz!

Happy suitcase_SquareContrary to popular beliefs that you have to build your career at an early age, we know (based on experience) that it is never too late to steer the ship of your career into a completely different direction.

You may even not know what your dream job would be, regardless of your age. Don’t worry this is not a bad thing at all and you are totally not alone – people just hate to admit this, fearing criticism and pressure from the society. That is why, your first step should be to find for yourself what your passion or passions are: it’s another cliché that you must have only one passion. Consider the thing(s) your thoughts are mostly occupied with or make your heart jump with joy. Continue reading “Six Practical Tips For Landing Your Dream Job: For Realz!”