Another controversial article is making internet rounds and debatable waves these days. The CEO of a career consulting company speaks strongly against the right of employers to ask candidates about their current salary or financial package. She advises job applicants to refuse divulging their present salary and to insist on firmly stating salary expectations only. […]
Life and Business Lessons Disney’s legacy goes above and beyond the more than 300 beloved Walt Disney movies & other than 660 Walt Disney Company films, fabulous Disney songs, characters, media networks, parks & resorts, studio entertainment, toys, consumer products of all kinds…. Disney’s legacy is moreover the wisdom, the life guidance and business lesson. […]
“Never push a loyal person to the point where they no longer give a damn.” Once shared, I was amazed to see how ‘viral’ the quoted statement went on both LinkedIn and Facebook and the number of “Likes” increases by the minute! Loyalty …. What is loyalty?
“Everybody Is Beautiful”, our most recent global project, enjoys its first testimonials coming from Romanian participants: “an amazing way of discovering the child in us”, “good quality fun”, “very relaxing”, “play at work” and so much more, for which we are grateful! We therefore attach the updated project presentation and hope that you will enjoy […]
All Executive Search companies include an exclusivity clause in their recruitment contracts. The exclusivity clause, as much as many clients nowadays try to avoid it, is definitely very much in the advantage of the client. The exclusivity clause allows the Executive Search firm the needed flexibility to design and apply a targeted direct search strategy […]
Having worked with so many managers over the past two decades, I always asked what defines them as good managers, what affirmations have been valid for them at all times as business managers and people managers. The information gathered is now herewith alphabetically listed, almost quotes from their self-imposed imperatives for being valued managers! Featured […]
On June 11, 2014 our “Everybody is Beautiful” team (Emmanuelle Mordacq, Geraldine Aresteanu, Madalina Dobraca) has performed a professional shooting with the Young Talents supported by The Princess Margarita of Romania Foundation. The project has been financed by Vodafone Foundation and we are truly grateful! The attached selected pictures speak for themselves!
Receiving an average of ten CVs per day by e-mail, I am embarrassed to admit that I seldom open the “Letter of Intent” if this comes as an attachment next to the enclosed CV. I thoroughly read the CV, but I often fail opening the attached letter. Recognizing this superficiality, I tried to find a […]
In 20 years of recruitment I must have read thousands CVs and probably drafted hundreds while assisting individuals in their quest for exploring new employment opportunities. The average time for writing a meaningful, accurate and appealing CV is of 4-5 dedicated hours! This is quality time! No joking. The time spent looking back, assessing past […]
Most professional employment interviews end with the part when the recruiter asks the candidate if he has any questions to ask. Your questions may change the outcome of the interview! The more intelligent you phrase the questions, the more odds you have to enhance your employment chances! Questions are meant both for you to demonstrate […]
More and more candidates complain about the lack of feedback from interviewers. The complaints go against both interviewers of recruitment companies and internal recruiters of employing companies. Feedback after an interview is the most basic form of respect that an interviewer should pay to an interviewed candidate! Even negative feedback is better than none! Nobody […]
Many of you might have been involved in recruitment processes and eventually rejected with a simple sentence: “You are overqualified for the position”! As much as this feed-back may be accurate in some cases, most often “overqualified” is just an ‘honorable’ excuse used by recruiters and a more easy way for them to reject candidates, […]