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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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Guerilla job hunting methods:  a few insights from Aptitude-Tests-Practice
Guerilla job hunting methods:  a few insights from Aptitude-Tests-Practice

In 2010, a young freelancer Alec Braunstein decided to get a job. And not just anywhere, but in one of the five largest advertising agencies in the United States. Braunstein had no connections, no name. But he had some common sense and ingenuity. Alec rightly decided that it was futile to rely on traditional employment methods. Hundreds of candidates apply for this job with him, many of them were smarter and more capable than him. If he gets involved in an open battle, then the chances of getting a job he wanted were negligible.

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What is an assessment center and should you fear it?
What is an assessment center and should you fear it?

So, what is this “Assessment”? The word “Assessment” means “getting a score, a mark”, and getting a mark in almost all of us causes unpleasant feelings even from school. But if at school only our grades and, to some extent, the reputation in the class depended on this, now salary, career and professional prospects depend on it.

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What character traits of applicants employers pay special attention to?
What character traits of applicants employers pay special attention to?

For employers there exist few things are more frustrating than a talented employee who is unreliable and not consistently good. His successes are like flashes of lightning – impressive, but rare. The brighter the flash, the darker the calm between them. Levi King, CEO and founder of Nav, believes that constant excellence is better than random genius. It is not achieved quickly, but comes as a result of patient effort and the acquisition of a variety of skills. So what personality traits do employers seek in applicants?

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