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Long drawn silence: what if the employer doesn't call back after the interview
Long drawn silence: what if the employer doesn't call back after the interview
  • Shall I do anything at all in this case?
  • When shall I call the employer and what shall I say?When shall I call the employer and what shall I say?
An Interview with a Psychologist
An Interview with a Psychologist
  • Why does an employer ask a job seeker to talk with a psychologist?
  • How should you behave during such interviews?
  • What are the kinds of tests used to select an employee?What are the kinds of tests used to select an employee?
How I was looking for people. Part 1. "I'm sending a letter to you"
How I was looking for people. Part 1. "I'm sending a letter to you"
  • The reasons why your resume may be deleted without even being looked through.
  • Three “teeny-tiny things” that would keep you from finding a job.
How I was looking for people. Part 2. "I opened a resume…and closed it at once”.
How I was looking for people. Part 2. "I opened a resume…and closed it at once”.
  • The reasons why your resume may be deleted without even being looked through.
  • Two more “teeny-tiny things” that would keep you from finding a job.
How I was looking for people. Part  3. “The phone call told me – there'd be no tete-a-tete."
How I was looking for people. Part 3. “The phone call told me – there'd be no tete-a-tete."
  • The reasons why your resume may be deleted without even being looked through.
  • Three “teeny-tiny things” that would keep you from finding a job.
How I was looking for people. Part  4. “Suffering losses”. Epilogue.
How I was looking for people. Part 4. “Suffering losses”. Epilogue.
  • HR’s “whitelist” and “blacklist” – what are these?
  • Several ways to get on them without even being interviewed.
Personal branding: self-promotion, who needs it and why?
Personal branding: self-promotion, who needs it and why?
  • Benefits and drawbacks of personal branding
  • Where to start?
Devil Wears Prada. How to Never Miss Opportunities
Devil Wears Prada. How to Never Miss Opportunities
  • A demanding employer in the beginning of your career is a luck
  • Be greedy about the opportunities and leave self-knowledge for the future
Choosing a job according to temperament
Choosing a job according to temperament
  • Which professions are preferable for different temperaments?
  • Which professions should be avoided by different temperaments?
Perhaps it’s too early to quit?
Perhaps it’s too early to quit?
  • Thinking of quitting?
  • No things bringing joy? Not a single? Such feelings might be false and you might find yourself within an inch of making a huge mistake
The Rules of a Successful Interview
The Rules of a Successful Interview
  • What universal principles should you hold on to in order to get through the interview and impress the employer?
  • How to answer the interviewer’s questions
  • What nuances of your behavior should you focus on during the interview with the employer?
How To Write an Effective Resume
How To Write an Effective Resume
  • What is the best structure for a resume?
  • What nuances are important for each section?
  • How can a resume be effective?
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