Kelly’s Corner: Why Small Companies Lead to Big Opportunities

For a couple of years, I worked in recruitment, where I helped students find internships at their dream company. What I found was the overwhelming majority of students want to work for BIG companies, for such-and-such a firm, a well-known brand, etc.   They wanted the prestige; the glitz and glam of being associated with ...

Her Corner – Greta: my life as a Dating Coach

Today Round the Corner is just for girls! For the very first time we are talking about a universal problem…dating! I met Greta during our women empowerment event, she is incredibly shiny and gifted with a rare Nordic beauty. It is still quite unusual for me to encounter dating coaches, and I couldn’t miss the ...

Your Corner: The secret to become a great Leader

“The first man who, […] bethought himself of saying  “This is mine”, and found  people simple enough to believe him, was the real founder of civil society.”  (Jean Jacques Rousseau, A Discourse on the Origin of Inequality.) These are the words of the French writer and philosopher Rousseau. According to him, the human beings are ...

Your Career: Ace that job interview

After working on your CV, cover letter, LinkedIn profile and sending out (dozens? hundreds?) of applications, you will finally get a call or email to set up a time for an interview.   Getting an interview is an achievement in itself. Only a tiny proportion of applicants are selected for the interview stage: this means ...

Your Career: LinkedIn – What are you waiting for?

Despite being very similar to Facebook in some aspects, LinkedIn’s purpose is completely job related. Its definition is merely a business and employment-oriented social network targeting professionals. In few words? It’s your online professional display! It enables you to: Find a job according to your skills Enhance your visibility: be found by recruiters Keep in ...