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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…

Career thanks to height: no chance for the little ones?

Napoleon was rather small with about 1.68 meters. Even Ludwig XIV was not a giant with his 1.65 meters. But studies show that little men are successful rather the exception . As early as 2004, the German Institute for Economic…

Expert tips: This is how your promotion works

Gone are the days when a promotion was just a matter of time . Those who sat long enough at their post and did their job reasonably well climbed the career ladder. Today, very few people stay with one company…

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…

The ten top skills for your future career

How and where will we work in the coming years? Never in the past has there been greater uncertainty associated with this question. Because our working world is subject to ever faster change. 133 million jobs are to be created…

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….