Category: blog

How To Avoid Terrible Tech Companies

What’s the absolute best way to identify terrible tech companies? Ask them to show (instead of “sell” you on) exactly what the company values.

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When Getting Back to Work is a Military Manouvre

Although it often feels that way, it isn’t only moms who struggle to re-enter the workforce: anyone with a lengthy gap in their employment history can face a rough return to professional work.

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The Story of Your Life? — Adapting Your Résumé for the Globe

Résumés are cultural artefacts — often, they tell us more about the writer’s culture than we realize. DO’S & DONT’S Would you list your marital status and/or number of children on your professional summary? If you apply for a job in Austria, you might put this on your CV. Do you include a staged, unnaturally-lit photo of […]

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What Berlin’s tech scene has in common with US mail rooms

There’s a scene in the series ‘Mad Men’ where the ad team preps to pitch to Menken’s department store and a new face is brought forward. “I had to go all the way to the mail room to find him,” one of the team says.

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