Use a time machine to define your objectives
03.05.2019

Use a time machine to def...

Posted by Emprego 30 Dias

In the workshops “How to find a job in 30 days” I always ask the participants what they want to do in 5 years from now, to oblige them to think about their mid/long-term objectives. In the next 5 years do you intend to get a new job, start a company or work in a non-profit organization? Besides reading pages 77 to 80 of the book “How to find a job in 30 days”, I suggest that you read this inspiring article written by Bob Sutton, Professor in Stanford University and co-author of the book ..

Talk to a stranger as if he was your uncle
02.20.2019

Talk to a stranger as if ...

Posted by Emprego 30 Dias

Usually, we form an opinion about someone within a few seconds of meeting that person. Knowing this, talking to someone new can be a very stressful situation. Luckily there’s a very simple strategy to fight this anxiety. What’s the trick? Don’t think about that person as being someone unknown. Instead of seeing someone that you don’t know as unknown stranger, do what the speaker and author Nicholas Boothman suggests: “Talk to a “stranger” as if he was your uncle” – someone that..

What do you look like on the Internet?
02.15.2019

What do you look like on ...

Posted by Emprego 30 Dias

Your name on the Internet When you type your name into a search engine like Google what comes up? Will people be able to find any information about you on the first page of results of an internet search? If someone Googles your name, they want to find articles or comments written by you or about you. Remember, they will probably also find all the offensive comments you have made on forums, blogs and Facebook. So what exactly are the first results you get when searching for your own name? It’s..

The secrets for an impressive resume (CV)
02.15.2019

The secrets for an impres...

Posted by Emprego 30 Dias

Successful candidates keep up to date with the latest trends in writing CVs. All employers want to hire proactive, dynamic people. An old fashioned CV reflects a boring personality, while a modern CV reflects a dynamic personality. An old-fashioned CV makes you look boring, but a modern-looking CV will help you to come across as dynamic. The job market is constantly evolving, therefore, the ideal Curriculum Vitae will change completely every two years. A decade ago, CVs were long and unstructure..

What should you do on your first day at work?
02.14.2019

What should you do on you...

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In the book “How to find a job in 30 days”, I wrote a chapter about the way you should behave on your first day in a new job to make a really good first impression. This article complements that chapter. I also suggest that you see this video, shared on the Business Insider YouTube channel. It gives a few tips on what not to say on the first day in a new job. Somethings you should NEVER say! 🙂 Arrive on time or a little ahead of time […] Be careful how you look, dress and smell Be s..

Read one of these books without paying!
02.14.2019

Read one of these books w...

Posted by Emprego 30 Dias

I constantly hear people saying: “I don’t like reading!” or “I don’t have money to buy books!” Take a look at this video:   Today, I want you to go to the nearest book shop and look for an inspiring book. If you can’t afford to buy it, sit down and read it in the shop! Here are a few suggestions that I am sure will make a difference and help you move up to the next level. 30 something and Over It by Kasey Edwards This is a provocative guide book which gives advice..

Think about a “weird” job
02.14.2019

Think about a “weird...

Posted by Emprego 30 Dias

Society has needs that must be fulfilled and that creates job opportunities. Education, health, food, transport and communication are just some examples of basic human needs. So for them to be made accessible to people, someone has to work in these fields. Apart from the basic needs, there is an endless list of goods and services in demand that are often missed by job seekers. Here are a few examples of jobs which might seem odd but that market needs have turned into opportunities for work: Lake..