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PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Articles in this category will help you to get to know yourself better, improve your self-confidence, and broaden your potential. Explore what you can actively do about your life.

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RELATIONSHIPS

Articles and tips that aim to help you with the relationship you have, or with one you hope to have in the future. Personal needs and communication with your partner will be the main focus.

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LIVING INTERNATIONALLY

Devoted to those considering a move abroad or having made such a move already. Practical tips for time of move, stay, settling or return, as well as musings upon what is home and belonging.

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EVERYDAY WORKING LIFE EVERYDAY WORKING LIFE

How to make small changes with a big impact. Tips regarding daily working life, relationships and motivation. Enjoy your work more than ever before.

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STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS

Check whether you are the type for entrepreneurship, open up for new inspirations, build your support environment, plan it properly and succeed.

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CAREER CHANGE

Is a change of profession too wild to even think of? Is it an option for you? Who to consult, where to start and how to best use your valuable time, energy and resources.

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JOB SEARCHJOB SEARCH

You can achieve much more than just finding a job. Discover effective strategies that go far beyond checking online ads and sending hundreds of CVs.

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NETWORKING AND CAREER

What is the difference between networking in private life and for your career? Make networking efficient and fun – for both sides.

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NEW TO THE WORLD OF WORKNEW TO THE WORLD OF WORK

Full of knowledge, ideas and energy, but lacking work experience? Tips for students and graduates on how to break through the glass wall towards satisfying qualified jobs.

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JOB MARKET: TRENDS & PERSPECTIVES

As career professionals, we keep an eye on the world´s news and analysis of developments in the job market. Here we share with you a summary of our observations, and a couple of ideas on how to surf on the job market waves.

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The Latest    

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Big change: how to survive the time it takes

Changes are often postponed. So at the moment when we finally decide to do something, to change our lives, we want it quickly, immediately, now. We have no appetite for living as we used to: staying in the same job, or still unemployed, remaining in the same relationship, or the same country. But we know all too well that changes take time. So the question of today´s blog is:

How do you survive the time it takes till you achieve your remote goal?

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Introducing yourself: What to say after your name (Your elevator pitch)

The typical way to introduce yourself is to say your name and then what your job is: „I work as...“ or „I am... “. There is nothing incorrect about it, yet it does not say much.

The tip to making your introduction more interesting is to insert one more sentence, between your name and the job. The sentence will describe one benefit you bring. This structure is referred to as an elevator pitch. Use this article to prepare yours in such a way that it sounds natural to you and easy to use.

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“It always seems impossible until it’s done.”

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“Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.”

Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)

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