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5 phrases you should never say in a job interview
5 phrases you should never say in a job interview

We’ve written a lot about successful job interview techniques, but sometimes even experienced job seekers make annoying mistakes. In this article, we will provide examples of 5 phrases that you should never say in a job interview if you are looking to get the job.

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How to recognize manipulation and not become a manipulator yourself
How to recognize manipulation and not become a manipulator yourself

Julia is an obedient girl. She was always praised – in kindergarten, at school, and at home. Julia obeyed the elders, and everything was fine. Now Yulia is twenty-seven, and most of all she wants to go to a desert island. Forever. Because Julia is trouble-free and will do everything you ask for. She does not know how to resist manipulation. For example, recently Yulia agreed to stay late after work because the boss “can entrust such a difficult client only to her.”

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How to recognize a toxic company and what to do if problems arise
How to recognize a toxic company and what to do if problems arise

Have you ever wondered why things are going so badly and you don’t want to go to the office this morning? If such questions arise, you should not blame the problems on professional burnout. Perhaps it’s all about the constant negativity from colleagues or managers. In this article, we have collected five signs by which you can recognize a toxic collective.

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Why you don’t get promoted for many years
Why you don’t get promoted for many years

Alice joined the sales department 5 years ago. She still works as a consultant. Alice is kind and cheerful and everybody in the company enjoys talking with her. And she never refuses. If someone needs to attend a conference or a seminar, Alice will definitely take after the job.

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5 tips you as a job seeker need to know about the work of recruiters
5 tips you as a job seeker need to know about the work of recruiters

An excellent resume and an invitation for a job interview is not a guarantee that you have found a job. In this article, we will share a few tips about what is really important for HR agents and why suitable candidates are often rejected.

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5 career tips that can harm your career
5 career tips that can harm your career

We are used to looking for an answer to any question on the Internet, and before starting something new we google for tips and advice. There are many career tips. The problem is that they often contradict each other and completely ignore your situation.

Career consultant, owner of the Hype Group recruiting agency Frank Rechsteiner told how to treat recommendations from the Internet. In this article, you will find 5 career tips that can harm your career, so be careful about following them directly. If you are just making a decision – to quit or not – we hope that we will help you make the right choice.

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Hobbies that are good for your resume
Hobbies that are good for your resume

Some recruiters advise not to include a “Hobby” section in the resume at all. But some insist that you should include it if your hobby can help to catch the attention of the recruiter. In this article, you will find a list of 12 hobbies that we recommend including in your resume.

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9 job interview questions you always answer wrong
9 job interview questions you always answer wrong

Everyone has failed a job interview at least once. And what hurts most of all is that interviewers usually ask simple questions, which you think you cannot answer wrong. It turns out you can. The harmless curiosity of the “tell about yourself” question is an excellent test that reveals many of the qualities of a candidate. Including those that he or she would like to hide. Unfortunately for many, this has become a banana peel to slip on. How to stop stumbling in the same place and finally start giving quality answers? In this article you will find 9 most common questions that many jobseekers answer wrong. If you think about them and answer them the way we recommend, you can easily get to the next stage like aptitude tests or job offer.

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Emotional intelligence (EI): misunderstanding and myths
Emotional intelligence (EI): misunderstanding and myths

Within the last 15 years we have seen a surge in interest to emotional intelligence in business. Almost all large HR websites and aptitude companies have been actively discussing this matter and introduced a few new aspects. But some of them proved to be far from the original understanding of emotional intelligence. Some authors even say that EI cannot be assessed properly, and situational judgement tests for emotional intelligence is a waste of time. Let us cover this topic in this article.

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What is ATS and why you need to know about it when applying for a job
What is ATS and why you need to know about it when applying for a job

Most jobseekers, especially experienced ones, know that in order to land a job they need to send a resume, score high on psychometric aptitude tests and do well on a job interview. But many applicants do not know about some important features used in HR that can either help you or prevent you from getting a job. One of these features is ATS – applicant tracking system used by most large employers. In this article we will tell you about ATS and why you need to think about it when making your resume.

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