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“My start”: a job as diverse as the world

“I’ve always been interested in foreign policy issues . In the 1980s, when I was about to choose a course of study, the Chinese policy of opening up was just beginning, so I decided to study Sinology with the minor…

(Almost) everyone can speak English: With these foreign languages ​​you can make a career

Gone are the days when knowledge of English was only required for translators. Fluent English has long been required in most job advertisements , be it for IT jobs that work with English-language software, in teams with different nationalities or…

Careers in Times of the Pandemic? With these tips it works

Short-time work, dismissal, bankruptcy: the Corona crisis is not leaving its mark on the labor market. But what does that mean for individual career aspirations and career plans? In principle, it is always important to remain open to developments, says…

“The Council of Wise Men”: generalist or specialist – who has better job opportunities?

In our column “The Council of Wise Men”, top-class HR and career experts answer important questions about applications, salaries and careers . This time we asked Sophia von Rundstedt * the following question: “Ms. von Rundstedt, is one no longer…

“The Council of Wise Men”: Do I Need Elbows for a Career?

“The Council of Wise Men” from Application.com is a group of top-class HR and career experts who regularly provide tips on Application, salary and career . In this episode, our sage Bernd Slaghuis * answers this question: “Mr. Slaghuis, do…

Moving for a new job is becoming more and more natural

Would you change the center of your life for a new job, move to a new city or even a new country? 55 percent of German specialists and managers have already done this, according to a study by the online…

HR survey: Social media profiles are becoming increasingly important for HR professionals

Applicants not only have to shine with good grades and a complete résumé, but should also pay attention to their social media profiles . Two out of three companies (63 percent) use social networks to find out about job prospects….

“My Start”: Into the cold water with “New Fish”

“Looking back, the most challenging moments for me so far have always been the moments between two professional stations: You leave your comfort zone and venture into unknown territory. But it’s worth it. In return, you get the incomparably exciting…