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Why Women Stay Out of the Spotlight at Work
by / on 03/09/2018 at 09:00 / in Harvard Business Review

Why Women Stay Out of the Spotlight at Work

To get ahead in the workplace, you have to be seen. Being visible at work allows employees to demonstrate their skills, land prominent assignments, and build strategic relationships. For women, however, the importance of visibility creates a conundrum. On the one hand, women’s contributions are systematically overlooked at work. This limits their professional advancement and helps to explain why the senior levels of […]

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How Your Job Can Help You Be a Happier, Healthier Human
by / on 20/07/2018 at 12:00 / in The Review

How Your Job Can Help You Be a Happier, Healthier Human

Taxing commutes, long days slouched over a keyboard, and lunch breaks barely long enough to shove a sandwich down—let’s face it: Even the most dedicated among us find it hard to stay healthy in the office. And for those of us who travel for work, there’s a host of other challenges, from finding something healthy to eat during a 30-minute […]

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6 High-Paying Jobs That Are Great for Career Changers
by / on 16/07/2018 at 16:00 / in The Review

6 High-Paying Jobs That Are Great for Career Changers

Have you heard? Changing careers is totally in. Gone are the days of holding one job in a professional lifetime. Unlike your parents who may have worked at one company for decades, you’re less likely to stick to the same job—or even the same career or industry—for the long haul. And the good news is, you don’t have to. These […]

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Conseils aux jeunes gens maladroits que j’ai reçus en entretien pour des jobs dans les hedge funds…
by / on 09/07/2018 at 09:00 / in Management

Conseils aux jeunes gens maladroits que j’ai reçus en entretien pour des jobs dans les hedge funds…

Dernièrement, j’ai fait passer des entretiens à des candidats pour un poste d’analyst junior dans mon entreprise. Comme on peut s’y attendre, nous voulons des individus intelligents qui peuvent sortir des sentiers battus. Nous voulons des personnes dévouées qui sont prêtes à faire le travail fastidieux que requiert une analyse en profondeur, ayant le désir d’apprendre, et surtout passionnées par […]

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Notice periods: Dos and don’ts
by / on 28/06/2018 at 16:00 / in The Review

Notice periods: Dos and don’ts

As an for audit into practice recruiter of several years, I’ve noticed how companies are increasingly reticent to part with staff. This leads to three month notice periods and “buy backs” becoming increasingly common. This obviously creates a problem for organisations who ideally do not want to wait for this period of time for a new member of staff to start, […]

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How to Test for Soft Skills in an Interview
by / on 25/06/2018 at 22:00 / in The Review

How to Test for Soft Skills in an Interview

Some skill sets are easier to screen for than others. A writing sample will highlight communication skills; extremely tough questions will test a candidate’s ability to think on his or her feet; and asking the applicant to discuss previous roles will provide information about his or her experience. But how can you test for “soft skills,” such as teamwork and empathy, during […]

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Comment les jobs dans la fintech sont devenus… ennuyeux
by / on 22/06/2018 at 11:00 / in Entreprise

Comment les jobs dans la fintech sont devenus… ennuyeux

Jusqu’à présent, le succès dans le secteur de la fintech reposait davantage sur le côté «fin’» que le côté ‘tech ‘. Après tout, il s’agit d’une industrie réglementée où vouloir aller vite et tout disrupter mène plus sûrement vers des problèmes juridiques que vers le succès. Mais l’année 2018 est celle où les fintechs établies commencent à devenir plus matures et […]

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2 Reasons Why Asking About Salary in the First Interview is a Big Mistake
by / on 22/06/2018 at 09:00 / in The Review

2 Reasons Why Asking About Salary in the First Interview is a Big Mistake

The job seeker shouldn’t be the one to bring up salary and benefits first. Here’s why… On Youtube, we recently shared several examples of things job seekers do in interviews that make them look desperate. I was surprised at the number of viewers who were bothered by the suggestion to never bring up salary in the interview. The main pushback was, […]

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10 Questions About Money Every Adult Should Know How to Answer
by / on 07/06/2018 at 14:00 / in The Review

10 Questions About Money Every Adult Should Know How to Answer

Only 17 states require that students take a personal finance course to graduate from high school, a number that’s barely budged in years. If you didn’t happen to grow up in Missouri, Virginia, Utah, or the other 14 states that offer formal required courses, there’s a good chance you were never taught all the basics of money management. (Which helps explain why […]

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Comment faire fortune en travaillant dans une banque… défaillante
by / on 06/06/2018 at 12:00 / in Économie

Comment faire fortune en travaillant dans une banque… défaillante

Cela fait-il sens de travailler pour une banque en perte de vitesse ? Évidemment, nous aimerions tous prospérer dans l’entreprise pour laquelle nous travaillons. Et si vous voulez rejoindre la crème de la crème, il n’y a pas vraiment moyen de faire autrement que de trouver une entreprise prospère et d’atteindre le sommet. Mais par définition, nous ne pouvons pas tous le […]

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