Daniel Balanescu

How to avoid / replace buzzwords & hyperboles in your CV

It may well be true that you have “huge / big / large / extensive / wealth of experience”, “exceptional / valuable expertise” and that you have had “outstanding results”.

Recruiters, however, tend to dislike reading these hyperboles in your CV. They might want to read instead about your e.g. “5+ years experience in …”, your “certified expertise” and your “measurable results”.Continue reading

Geraldine Aresteanu

Dictionary: …preneurs

Innerpreneur

Intelligent HQInnerpreneurs find their inspiration within themselves and start their businesses as a way to achieve their personal growth rather than that of the company. Driven by a strong purpose, they find their personal fulfillment and satisfaction through their work.

(Definition by Intelligent HQ)

Link to “What Is An Innerpreneur?”

http://www.intelligenthq.com/social-business-2/innerpreneur/

 

 

Intrapreneur

IntrapreneurA career manager who creates shareholder value by utilizing and managing the assets of the corporation as if he or she is the owner. A person who starts or manages a new business within an already established company or group. A person within a company that is given the ability and responsibility to create and develop new directions in business, with few traditional controls of risk and fiscal responsibility. (Definitions by Urban Dictionary)

Link to “Interview with an Intrapreneur”

http://www.madalinadobraca.com/interview-intrapreneur/

 

 

Extrapreneur

Geraldine AresteanuAn extrapreneur is the intrapreneur who not only chooses to apply her/his talents to her/his own organization, but also applies those talents externally to other organizations and then brings those experiences back internally.

(Definition by Michele DeStefano, Law Professor)

Link to “The rise of the extrapreneur: making cross-sector collaboration happen”

http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/rise-of-extrapreneur-cross-sector-collaboration

 

 

Minipreneur

Flavia Dobraca‘Minipreneurs’: a vast army of consumers turning entrepreneurs; including small and micro businesses, freelancers, side-businesses, weekend entrepreneurs, web-driven entrepreneurs, part-timers, free agents, cottage businesses, seniorpreneurs, co-creators, mompreneurs, pro-ams, solopreneurs, eBay traders, advertising-sponsored bloggers and so on.

(Definition by Trendwatching.com)

Link to “Who wants to be a Minipreneur?”

http://ecubation.com/blog/who-wants-to-be-a-minipreneur/

 

 

Momtrepreneur

Geraldine AresteanuA woman who has children and family and runs a business at the same time.

(Definition by Lindsay White, Founder of Lot 801)

Link to “Momtrepreneur’s Million Dollar Idea”

http://meredithvieirashow.com/videos/momtrepreneurs-million-dollar-idea/]

 

 

Seniorpreneur

Geraldine AresteanuSelf-employed individual who is aged 55 and older.

(Definition by Small Business BC)

Link to “Starting your own business in retirement”

https://www.seniorpreneur.co.uk/

 

 

Wantrepreneur

WantrepreneurSomeone who thinks about being an entrepreneur or starting a business but never gets started.

(Definition by Urban Dictionary)

Link to: “Are You An Entrepreneur Or a ‘Wantrepreneur’?

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/242451

 

 

Featured photographers & copyright: Geraldine Aresteanu (Intrapreneur, Extrapreneur, Momtrepreneur, Seniorpreneur) and Flavia Dobraca (Minipreneur, Wantrepreneur).

Copyright Innerpreneur: Intelligent HQ

The Romanian HR & Recruitment Market in 2014

As 2014 reaches its end, I summarized my personal experience related to the Romanian HR Management & Recruitment Market. Underlining ‘personal experience’ means that data are not supported by studies or surveys; they are based solely on my observations throughout the year. Some of the findings are quite paradoxical ….Continue reading

Tough Interview Questions

Tough & Tricky Interview Questions

Interviewers have become more and more sophisticated in their quest for finding the most suitable candidates for the jobs. Standard interview questions seem to be rather inconclusive when the selection process requires differentiating candidates with similar working experience, technical knowledge and skills. The differentiators are then narrowed down to intellectual strength, spontaneity, mindset, long-term thinking, strategic approach, sheer intelligence.Continue reading

Cristian Motca_Intrapreneur

Interview with an Intrapreneur

Cristian Motca: “Intrapreneurs can be the transition architects to a new culture, to a new business model that, one way or another, will spread faster that we can think now, model that will make not solely the difference in the market, but it will be the engine of further development of companies.”Continue reading