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#HRUbrussels – 18th February 2016 in Brussels

We are super excited and very happy to announce that Talentsquare, in partnership with Global HRU, will organise the first Belgian HR Unconference in Brussels the 18th of February 2016. #HRU provides an opportunity for HR professionals and recruiters interested in the latest HR innovations and developments to meetup. This will give them the opportunity […]

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Expedition Roadmap To Getting The Job You Want – Step 5 – Managing Your Moments of Truth

Expedition Roadmap To Getting The Job You Want – Step 5 – Managing Your Moments of Truth

Congratulations, you are progressing extremely well in your expedition! After understanding yourself and defining your destination, you have been able to convince your target employer to invite you for a get-together to review your application. A job interview is one of those ‘Moments of Truth’ for you and provides a unique opportunity to create the […]

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Expedition Roadmap To Getting The Job You Want – Step 4 – Standing Out From The Crowd

Expedition Roadmap To Getting The Job You Want – Step 4 – Standing Out From The Crowd

Our expedition is progressing well! By following the previous step, you have carefully selected a position you are truly interested in and you have prepared all the convincing arguments that you might use in your interaction with this employer. Let’s start interacting then: it’s time to send in your application! Remember, by sending in your […]

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Expedition Roadmap To Getting The Job You Want – Step 3 – Defining Your Unique Selling Proposition

Expedition Roadmap To Getting The Job You Want – Step 3 – Defining Your Unique Selling Proposition

In the previous step of our Expedition, we reviewed the importance of closely verifying a job opportunity to validate that indeed this is something for you. Now we will take a look at how you can make sure Employers take an interest in your application. It’s important to recognize that, by applying for a job, […]

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Expedition Roadmap To Getting The Job You Want – Step 2 – Defining Your Destination

Expedition Roadmap To Getting The Job You Want – Step 2 – Defining Your Destination

In the first step of our Expedition, we challenged you to take a look in the mirror to find your true essence. In step 2, we focus on looking at your  prospect employment opportunity in detail before applying. Before actually sending in your application, it is very important to study the market, company and position […]

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Expedition Roadmap To Getting The Job You Want – Step 1 – Understanding Yourself

Expedition Roadmap To Getting The Job You Want – Step 1 – Understanding Yourself

Finding a job, not just any job but The Job You Really Want, is like undertaking an expedition. It takes careful preparation and planning through a series of phases. Let’s start with Step # 1: Understanding Yourself. Finding a job is about matching you to a position. The best ‘fit’ should get the job, whereby […]

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Jedi Mindtricks for Acing a Job Interview

Jedi Mindtricks for Acing a Job Interview

If the idea of a job interview wasn’t scary enough, you should know that according to research, the time it takes for an interviewer to get to a final decision is about 4 minutes on average.  That gives you very little time to impress. But don’t worry just yet, for your ally is the Force! […]

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The Hero's Journey - The Road to Self-Improvement

The Hero’s Journey: The Road to Self-Improvement

The monomyth, or the hero’s journey, is a pattern described by Joseph Campbell in The Hero with a Thousand Faces (1949). This basic pattern can be found in many narratives from around the world, and goes like this: A hero ventures forth from the world of common day into a region of supernatural wonder: fabulous forces […]

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How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be

Book Summary: How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be

How to Get from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be – The 25 Principles of Success, by Jack Canfield Jack Canfield is an American author and management expert. He is a founding member of the Transformational Leadership Council. He wrote this book in 2005, and is also co-author of the best-selling book series Chicken Soup for […]

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Lessons to Learn From Startups

Lessons to Learn from Startups

I’ve always found that the first step of overcoming fear is figuring out exactly what you’re afraid of. – Richard Branson A couple of weeks ago, we interviewed Shamma Raghib (@SDstartupdiary), Innovation Manager at Startups.be and Co-Organiser of Startup Weekend Leuven (if you’d like to know how she came to organise Startup Weekends, you can chek out […]

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