Sales professional with a background in meeting design, HR, tourism, and events. In my free time, I write these articles on topics I have personal experience with.
The one way to fix corrupted motivation
I'm no psychologist or a researcher but I found a lot of my friends and colleagues (and frankly, myself) in these situations many times.
7 signs that being a salesperson is affecting your dating life
1 Proper research When I go on a call with a client, I try to find out everything I can about them. I check their LinkedIn profile to see what their position is so I can adjust my language. It's different to talk to a software engineer and Executive Assistant. And ideally, I find something interesting about them that I could relate to. And start a discussion on a pleasant note.
6 Tips on How to Get the Most Out of a Networking Event
Let's start with preparation. Dress up smart casual. Prepare business cards. Make a clear vision of what you want to achieve. Yes, it's nice to leave with 200 business cards but if all of them are useless, you failed. Why are you going to that event? Find investors? Find investments? Find clients? Find mentors? Mentees? New job? Are you going there to headhunt?
The Key of Manipulation
If you think that I just read a book and now I feel like I know everything... you’re also right. But! I also tested this in a real life and it works like a magic.
We Need to Stop Asking People to Bring Us Things from Abroad
I'm lucky to have friends who rarely ask me to bring them stuff from abroad. Actually, I often ask them if there is anything that I could bring them from the States to make them happy. And the only thing they want is for me to come back and meet them. (I know, sweet and beautiful.)
5 Reasons Why It's Worth It to Work Abroad (And What to Also Keep in Mind)
When you opened this article, you had a pretty clear expectation. You were pretty sure what I was about to write. "Work abroad is better paid, it looks good on CV, it could open interesting career doors in the future, there are more opportunities outside. "
6 Reasons Why Living and Working Abroad Isn't Easy Peasy
I've live abroad for almost six years already and I've heard stuff like "Your life is just fun. Beaches. Party." Well, obviously, I did have some fun. I saw some beaches. And attended some parties. But I also had to work hard during (and often exceeding) working hours like my friends who lived and worked back home. I had to face so many difficulties as well as them and maybe even more along the way. And it was all far from easy. But I learned from them…
Fantastic Resumes and How to Send Them—5 Tips
Just to give a little bit of a credibility, I used to work in an HR company as a talent acquisition associate, and later as a recruiter. So I've seen a good deal of CVs. Some of them were good, some of them were bad. Some of them were just so awful and ridiculous that I decided not to do it ever again. Ok, I'm exaggerating a bit, but still! Here are the things which made me go for "no" and a few more suggestions.