Make money for an iPhone, become more independent or save money for your own project – everyone has their own reasons for looking for a job. But there is only one problem – where can a student find work. Let’s figure it out! Job Options for Full-Time Students Let us clarify right away that we will not consider options for part-time jobs for students of evening and correspondence courses in the article – they have more opportunities. Challenge of the highest level – to combine work and study in the daytime. Where to get a job for a student: 1. Internship We highly recommend lookingRead More →

Don’t miss the opportunity to make the new year super productive and follow all 15 career improvement steps we’ve written about. At the end of the year, you will be grateful to yourself – go ahead! 1) Make a plan for the year Write down the goals you want to accomplish and outline a preliminary plan of action. Break down the goal into specific objectives and act consistently. 2) Take the course It is important to regularly improve knowledge in your field, and courses are a great assistant in this. Sign up for a course and complete it entirely by completing related assignments. Then youRead More →

One of the most popular interview questions is about the reasons for leaving your last job. It is almost always asked if the candidate’s resume includes more than just internships. The question of dismissal is rather slippery – an outsider does not understand who exactly was to blame: the candidate was lazy or the employer made a gesture. Your answer to a tricky question can both endear and scare a recruiter away from you, so here’s how to answer it. Why recruiters ask about their previous jobs At the interview, HR may ask what prompted you to apply for their vacancy, or may immediately askRead More →

Translated editor Melissa Chu’s article on Medium, where she argues that intelligence and hard work are not synonymous with success and well-being. Read it if you, like us, have been told otherwise for half your life. For a long time, I believed that if smart people worked hard, they would be successful. But then I realized that there are no 100% guarantees. Some of my acquaintances have created outstanding things, some not bad, but there were also those who did not understand at all what they were doing. Despite the fact that all these people were educated and hardworking. Later, I realized that when itRead More →

LinkedIn has compiled a list of the most in-demand skills in 2020. The research was carried out using a huge database of 660+ million specialists and 20+ million jobs. Recently, in another article, we talked about the skills that everyone needs to learn in 2020, we also recommend reading it. Soft skills in demand The role of “soft” skills is growing from year to year, and the vast majority of employers confirm that soft skills are just as important as professional skills. The most requested soft skills in 2020 are: 1. Creativity It’s not about coming up with twenty interesting topics for articles and drawingRead More →

We wanted to remember the women inventors who made a huge contribution to science and changed the world. There are thousands of women like this, but we’ve tried to pick 15 of the most inspiring examples. Sophia Kovalevskaya (1850-1891) Mathematician, mechanic, the world’s first female professor of mathematics Born in the Russian Empire, Sophia could only go to university abroad. At that time, a woman could obtain a passport only with the permission of her father or spouse. Sophia’s father categorically did not approve of her love for science and education, so he refused permission. Striving to study mathematics at the university, Kovalevskaya organized aRead More →

Almost a third of employers, according to HeadHunter, do not specify the size of the salary in vacancies. We will understand in the article what are the reasons for secrecy and how to find out what salary you can apply for. 1. The company does not know how much such work costs Sometimes the employer has an approximate idea of ​​how much specialists in a certain profession earn, but does not know for sure. This happens when starting a new direction in a company or hiring a rare specialist. In such cases, the employer estimates an approximate salary framework, based on market analysis, but isRead More →

In the struggle to improve language skills, all means are good – you can read books, watch TV series and films with subtitles, communicate with foreigners. Here’s another cool tool to help you get to the ‘advanced’ point – podcasts! The podcast is created by the BBC, which is already a quality indicator. The duration of one audio is 2-4 minutes, podcasts are updated regularly once a week. Speakers are unhurried and clear – just right for pre-intermediate or intermediate listeners. On this site, you will find not only podcasts but also transcripts, assignments for lessons, videos, breakdowns of the rules. Some of the sectionsRead More →

Earlier one portal conducted a study among recruiters. The main goal was to understand what recruiters are looking at on a resume and how much time they spend. The study used the technology of mouse tracking – this is when the statistics of the movement of the cursor across the screen are analyzed. The results are as follows: Personal information – up to 3 sec. Post Title – 1 sec Career goals – up to 5-8 sec. Key information – up to 12-15 seconds Last or current place of work – 15-17 sec. Previous place of work – 8-12 sec. Earlier place of work –Read More →

Based on the research of the TalentTech project, we have compiled a selection of key skills for development. These skills will be useful to everyone, not just digital and IT specialists because digitalization has already taken over the world. 1. Understanding the basics of cybersecurity It seems that the words with the prefix “cyber” are something about the distant future, but in fact it is time to think now. Top multinational companies like Facebook and Google recently paid multi-million dollar fines for personal data breaches. Russian companies also suffer losses due to cybersecurity problems – the data of several thousand clients of Sberbank and VTBRead More →