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Resumes and cover letters: be careful of the words you chose!

Career management -
25 November 2015

Resumes and cover letters: be careful of the words you chose!

To catch a recruiter’s eye, an application must be well presented, easy-to-read and complete but that’s not all! The right, catchy words are needed to underscore skills and experience. Words to avoid Whether in the resume or cover letter, some words make recruiters cross you right off their list. A CareerBuilder survey shows that HR professionals abhor certain terms like "the b...

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Generation Z is breaking work norms

Job market -
28 October 2015

Generation Z is breaking work norms

Each cohort conceives of work in its own way. Generation Y, the people born between the end of the 70s and the mid-90s, broke the work conventions of their elders by seeking out more flexibility and freedom. But the tables are already beginning to turn! We are talking about Generation Z: the individuals born after 1995, who are now entering the job market. But how do these young pe...

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Switzerland gears up for the 4th industrial revolution

Job market -
9 September 2015

Switzerland gears up for the 4th industrial revolution

May was a good month for Swiss industry. Purchasing increased by 4 points, climbing to 51 from 46.7 points in the previous month. However, the Swiss Federal Statistical Office and the unions predict job losses by the end of the year, connected to the abolition of the exchange rate cap against the euro in January. Swiss industry must therefore think to the future and reinvent itself...

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Sitting for too long at the office hurts your health

Career management -
15 July 2015

Sitting for too long at the office hurts your health

Being sedentary is dangerous for your health and, in Western countries, it’s happening more and more. In Switzerland, a recent study by the Federal Statistics Office has shown that people between the ages of 15 and 74 years old sit for 4-5 hours a day. One sixth of people interviewed sit for more than 8.5 hours a day. Sitting too long can cause many issues: back pain, heart problems, musc...

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Facebook and Twitter enter the world of recruitment

Job market -
10 June 2015

Facebook and Twitter enter the world of recruitment

Nowadays, there is no single approach to finding a new employee. Career speed dating, interactive recruitment, talent matchmaking – there are many effective ways of finding the ideal profile. Nevertheless, one trend is becoming increasingly apparent: the importance of social networks in the job market. This not only applies to professional networks like LinkedIn and Viadéo, but...

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