what annoys job candidates

What annoys job candidates the most?

Companies often get hundreds or even thousands of job applications for every job vacancy they are trying to fill. Recruiters would have a very tough job to keep up with all the applications to not create any disappointing experiences throughout the process. How frustrated can job candidates really get?     So, what are all Read more about What annoys job candidates the most?[…]

the dos and don'ts of handshakes

The Handshake: to give or not to give?

What makes the perfect handshake in your opinion?

Well, let me tell you what you should consider:

First of all, make eye contact with the person you want to shake hands with. There are people who feel uncomfortable when looking in other people’s eyes. In that case, I would recommend the following tactic: try to look between the person’s eyebrows.

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reasons why you don't get the job interview

30 Reasons why you don’t get the job interview

Many job seekers approach me with the same dilemma. “I’m sending out lots of applications, why do I never get a response from the Hiring Manager/recruiter?” In this article I would like to dig deeper and provide a list of 30 possible reasons why you don’t get the  job interview. Usually job seekers are supposed Read more about 30 Reasons why you don’t get the job interview[…]

Interview with CEO Fernando Vilas (Ravejob) on Employer Branding

I feel honoured to interview Fernando Vilas, the CEO of www.ravejob.com. Before starting the Ravejob adventure, Fernando gained some great experience working in different companies around the world. You can follow Ravejob on Twitter @ravejob_de or Fernando @Vilas_Fernando. Fernando Vilas talks about “Employer Branding”   Karin Schroeck-Singh: Mr Vilas, please explain briefly what Ravejob is Read more about Interview with CEO Fernando Vilas (Ravejob) on Employer Branding[…]

vikram kamboj

Vikram Kamboj: Interview with Editor-in-Chief of ‘The Sports Mirror’

Vikram Kamboj is the Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of “The Sports Mirror”, a popular online magazine that covers sports reviews, news and opinions from India and around the world. The Sports Mirror also provides fixtures, live scores, details on sports scenarios and famous sportsmen. It is known for its comprehensive coverage of cricket, football, golf, tennis, Read more about Vikram Kamboj: Interview with Editor-in-Chief of ‘The Sports Mirror’[…]

reasons why you didn't get the job

30 Reasons why you don’t get the job

Are you one of those people who keep on getting invitations to job interviews but for some reason never get the job offered? This is a dilemma that many job seekers experience and recently a job seeker that I know faced the same situation. This article is dedicated to every job candidate who might be Read more about 30 Reasons why you don’t get the job[…]

Kathrin Gschleier

Dr. Kathrin Gschleier: Interview mit einer Kommunikationstrainerin

Kathrin Gschleier – geboren 1973, wohnhaft in Brixen, verheiratet und glückliche Mutter von zwei Söhnen. Sie studierte Theater-, Publizistik- und Kommunikationswissenschaften an der Universität Wien, Bologna und Innsbruck. Sie war langjährige Chefdramaturgin bei den Vereinigten Bühnen Bozen. Seit 2008 ist sie freiberufliche Supervisorin, Autorin (u.a. “Mein Südtirol Buch”), Trainerin und Coach. Sie konzipiert und gestaltet Read more about Dr. Kathrin Gschleier: Interview mit einer Kommunikationstrainerin[…]

things to do when you lose your job

6 Things to do when you lose your job

Are you one of those people who lost their jobs recently? Or are you worried that you might soon lose your job due to the fact that your company is struggling financially? I would like to share 6 things to do when you lose your job.   6 Things to do when you lose your Read more about 6 Things to do when you lose your job[…]

Fabian Platter

Fabian Platter: Top 10 Karriere Lektionen

Fabian Platter, M.A. geboren 1988 in Bozen und aufgewachsen in Brixen, ist Personalberater und Vertriebsleiter der regionalen Jobbörse für Südtirol www.suedtirolerjobs.it bei dem Unternehmen HRM Personal Institut. Nach dem Abschluss der Handelsoberschule in Brixen zog es ihn nach Innsbruck, um am Management Center Innsbruck die Studien „Management & Recht“ und „International Business & Law“ zu Read more about Fabian Platter: Top 10 Karriere Lektionen[…]

thomas schnitzer

Dr. Thomas Schnitzer : Interview mit einem Rechtsanwalt/Experten im Internetrecht

Herr RA Dr. Thomas Schnitzer von der Anwaltskanzlei Theil & Schnitzer in Meran (http://www.schnitzer.it) hat sein Rechtsstudium in Innsbruck und Padova absolviert. Dem folgte eine postgraduale Zusatzausbildung in Europarecht (LL.M.). Er ist Co-Autor des Fachbuchs “Internetrecht”, ein Buch das jenen rechtlichen Rahmen behandelt, dem alle Staaten der EU im elektronischen Geschäftsverkehr, im Domain-Recht und im Read more about Dr. Thomas Schnitzer : Interview mit einem Rechtsanwalt/Experten im Internetrecht[…]

Markus Frings

Markus Frings: Interview mit einem Radio- und Fernsehjournalist

Markus Frings ist gebürtiger Deutscher und hat sich in den letzten Jahren einen Ruf als Radio- und Fernsehjournalist in Südtirol aufgebaut. Seine berufliche Laufbahn beinhaltet das Moderieren, Gestalten und Produzieren von Radio- und TV-Sendungen im In- und Ausland. Er sammelte Berufserfahrungen bei Radio C, trug zum Aufbau des Radionetworks “Südtirol Journal” bei, hatte Aufenthalte in Read more about Markus Frings: Interview mit einem Radio- und Fernsehjournalist[…]

sind gutaussehende Menschen erfolgreicher

Umfrage: Sind gutaussehende Menschen erfolgreicher?

  Ich habe mich unter einigen Südtiroler/Innen umgehört und wollte der folgenden Frage auf den Grund gehen “Sind gutaussehende Menschen erfolgreicher? Haben diese bessere Karrierechancen?”.  Alle vier Befragten (mich inklusive) kamen dabei zum selben Schluss. Lesen Sie mehr dazu …   Jul Bruno Laner: Das gute Aussehen ist grundsätzlich eine Fassade, das Äußere eines Hauses. Read more about Umfrage: Sind gutaussehende Menschen erfolgreicher?[…]

Helene Rabanser

Dr. Helene Rabanser: Interview mit einer Übersetzerin/Dolmetscherin

Dr. Helene Rabanser ist selbständige Dolmetscherin und Übersetzerin und hat sich in den Bereichen Medizin, Recht, Technik und Tourismus spezialisiert. Sie übersetzt Texte in deutscher, italienischer, englischer und russischer Sprache. Sie ist Sachverständige des Landesgerichtes Bozen und Mitglied im Landesverband der Übersetzer der Provinz Bozen (I) und im Bundesverband der Dolmetscher und Übersetzer (BDÜ). Seit Read more about Dr. Helene Rabanser: Interview mit einer Übersetzerin/Dolmetscherin[…]

hiring an etiquette consultant

Hiring an Etiquette Consultant: 10 Things you must consider

“What is the single most important thing for a person to know when hiring an etiquette/image coach?” was the question that Walethia Aquil, CEO at GraceandCharm, asked me in an interview in 2010. When it comes to hiring an Etiquette Consultant many people would say “An etiquette certification from a reputable institution”. However, I personally would Read more about Hiring an Etiquette Consultant: 10 Things you must consider[…]

jobseekers need a personal website

Do jobseekers need a personal website? 7 Professionals reveal

Times have gone in which jobseekers have only a CV on paper to show off their skills, experiences, qualifications, education, achievements, hobbies, networks etc. Many smart professionals nowadays embrace the power of personal branding, social media and the opportunity to have their own website. The question is: Have we reached a level in which jobseekers Read more about Do jobseekers need a personal website? 7 Professionals reveal[…]

maximize your social by neal schaffer

Maximize your Social by Neal Schaffer: 10 Things I love about it

Find out what the 10 things are that I love about the book Maximise your Social by Neal Schaffer. Neal Schaffer, named a Forbes Top 50 Social Media Power Influencer two years in a row, is the creator of Advertising Age’s Top 100 Global Marketing Blog, Windmill Networking (rebranded as Maximize Social Business), and a Read more about Maximize your Social by Neal Schaffer: 10 Things I love about it[…]

how to position yourself as an expert

How to position yourself as an expert: 7 Global Experts reveal

A lot has been said on how to position yourself as an expert. It’s not just about corporate branding anymore but PERSONAL branding, too. There are many options available nowadays: writing a best-selling book, being featured in world-known publications, running your own TV-Show, having a popular YouTube channel, having an impeccable online presence across several platforms, Read more about How to position yourself as an expert: 7 Global Experts reveal[…]

Evi Gasser

Evi Gasser: Interview mit einer Graphikerin/Illustratorin

Evi Gasser ist zweifache Mutter und freischaffende Illustratorin und Grafikerin in Kastelruth. Sie besuchte diverse Kunstkurse im In- und Ausland und ist für zahlreiche Kinderbuch-Illustrationen in Südtirol und im benachbarten Ausland bekannt. Sie hat kürzlich in Zusammenarbeit mit Kathrin Gschleier das Buch “Mein Südtirol Buch” (Preis: 22,50 Euro) veröffentlicht, das im Weger Verlag erschienen ist. Heute habe ich dasVergnügen das Berufsbild der “Grafikerin/Illustratorin” mit Evi Gasser etwas genauer unter die Lupe zu nehmen.  Interview mit Evi Gasser Read more about Evi Gasser: Interview mit einer Graphikerin/Illustratorin[…]

sam hurley quiz

The Sam Hurley Quiz: How well do you know him?

Are you a digital marketing fan? A Sam Hurley follower and an avid reader of his interviews that he gave to the media and lots of people in the past few years? Then the Sam Hurley quiz is the right quiz for you! Find out how much you really know about Sam Hurley, the world’s Read more about The Sam Hurley Quiz: How well do you know him?[…]

hiring a social media manager

Hiring a Social Media Manager: In-house or outsourced?

Are you one of those companies who are looking for a Social Media Manager? Are you not sure whether this job should be done by someone in-house or whether it would be worthwhile to outsource it? Ollie Whitfield compares the advantages and disadvantages of both options when it comes to hiring a social media manager. Read more about Hiring a Social Media Manager: In-house or outsourced?[…]

tell me about yourself

Tell me about yourself – A Job Interview Coach’s advice

Recently I asked Jonathan Burston, Job Interview Coach at www.Interviewexpertacademy.com, what advice he would give to job seekers who are being asked the question Tell me about yourself during an interview.   Tell me about yourself!  This is the advice he would like to share with my audience. The question “Tell me about yourself” is one Read more about Tell me about yourself – A Job Interview Coach’s advice[…]

online marketing influencers

Online Marketing Influencers, how much do you really engage?

Online Marketing Influencers, how much do you really engage with your audience? Do you really stick to what you preach? Tamara McCleary once said “Success in social media is more than big numbers, it’s about genuine human connection and engagement.” or let me quote Mari Smith “Content is king, but engagement is queen and she Read more about Online Marketing Influencers, how much do you really engage?[…]

should business cards have your photo

Should Business Cards have your photo? 11 Global Professionals reveal

I wanted to know from several industry experts around the world what their views are with regard to “Should business cards have your photo?” I’m proud to present you what they had to say …..   Sam Hurley, #1 Digital Marketing Influencer of the world, Director, Growth Hacker, UK www.optim-eyez.co.uk Should business cards have your photo? Read more about Should Business Cards have your photo? 11 Global Professionals reveal[…]

Eltine van der Veer

Eltine van der Veer: Interview with a Web Psychologist

Eltine van der Veer is a Web Psychologist and Research Consultant at Braingineers, a neuromarketing research agency which analyses with the latest technology the human brain and provides insights into the subconscious perception of customers. Braingineers combines this research with their psychological expertise to help their clients make their (TV) commercials, online usability, customer products and Read more about Eltine van der Veer: Interview with a Web Psychologist[…]

sam hurley

Sam Hurley: Interview with a Digital Marketing Expert

Sam Hurley is a lateral-thinking digital marketer holding 6+ years’ self-expedited experience in both agency and client-side settings before launching his own digital consultancy venture: OPTIM-EYEZ. He has achieved success for SMEs, national to international blue chip organisations while being ranked as the world’s #1 digital influencer by Webinale and #2 most influential digital marketer Read more about Sam Hurley: Interview with a Digital Marketing Expert[…]

How to stand out in a job interview

How to stand out in a job interview: 10 Global Experts reveal

Let’s be honest, when going for a job interview it is taken for granted that candidates turn up on time, that they are polite and prepared. There is nothing special about it. Most probably, you have already heard multiple times “You need to stand out from the crowd!” But let’s get more specific, how can Read more about How to stand out in a job interview: 10 Global Experts reveal[…]

how to know if an interview went well

How to know if an interview went well: 10 Signs

How to know if an interview went well: 10 Signs  After weeks applying for positions with top companies – the moment you have been waiting for arrives. Success! Human resources have invited you to a face-to-face interview. Congratulations – you have made it past the first hurdle on your journey to the position of your Read more about How to know if an interview went well: 10 Signs[…]

Jonathan Burston

Jonathan Burston: Interview with a Job Interview Coach

Jonathan Burston is the founder of Interview Expert Academy. He helps individuals stand out at interviews to get the job they really want. He has spent the last 20 years in senior, sales, marketing and operation roles in organisations from small to large. He’s been interviewed many times and interviewed well over a thousand candidates. Read more about Jonathan Burston: Interview with a Job Interview Coach[…]

how to spot a pro-active candidate

How to spot a pro-active candidate during an interview

Recently I asked HR Expert Bishwabandita Guru the following question “How do you spot a pro-active candidate, someone who is a self-starter and takes initiative?  This is what she had to say with regard to how to spot a pr0-active candidate during a job interview. How to spot a pro-active candidate   It is imperative for Read more about How to spot a pro-active candidate during an interview[…]