>That long and challenging quest for a job in Brussels

>As many others, I started some time ago the race for another job. The recession didn't make it easy especially at the beginning. Brussels, although capital of Europe and home of many European headquarters, remains a small city (e.g. Bucharest is twice as bigger and has twice as more inhabitants) where jobs are scarce and …

>Smurfs in the living room

>The presence of smurfs in the living room was reported this morning. The little blue creatures were seen dancing, racing, playing football and sunbathing. Books were removed and a whole shelf was taken and transformed into what will be known as the new Smurfvillage. -----------------------The Smurfs, or "les Schtroumpfs" in French, are those little blue …

„La bise” in Belgium: to kiss or not to kiss… this is the question

As a Romanian expat "landed" in Brussels, the first thing that really struck me in Belgium was "la bise". For those who don't know this French term, “la bise” is the kiss that Belgians do when meeting each other. For an expat, this may be really awkward, not to mention confusing and sometims even a …

>A venit primavara!

>"Un sut in fund e un pas inainte.""Tot ceea ce se intampla, se intampla cu un motiv." "Ramai pozitiv si incearca sa iti pastrezi zambetul pe buze, sau macar in inima."Sunt cateva din sfaturile si incurajarile pe care le-am primit in ultima vreme. Si incerc sa le urmez. Un spirit care ramane pozitiv, merge inainte.De …

>Stepstone: Burnout looming over every fifth employee

>According to a survey conducted by StepStone:19 per cent of European specialists and executives suffer from burnout symptoms caused by stress on the job Stepstone, Duesseldorf, Mai 2007. About 19 per cent of the European specialists and executives are feeling distinct physical and mental symptoms of exhaustion which they attribute to stress at their workplace. …

>Collocation can be wonderful or simply. .. DISASTROUS

>New lease signed. New tenant for my old room found. Deposit recovered today at the bank after a complicated procedure. Hence, what was more difficult has passed. It is time to say “Good bye” and face with a smile a new beginning. Fingers crossed. Compared to the previous wonderful flat-sharing experiences, the collocation this year …

>Time management eficace cand sedintele dureaza cu orele si computerul intra in greva subit

>De la o vreme, mi se tot reproseaza intr-una ca nu imi gestionez bine timpul. Nu stiu cum se face, dar ma regasesc cam des la birou la ore cand nimeni nu mai e prin imprejur sau, mai rau, acasa, in timpul we-ului, cu dosare si timp alocat pt lucru la nu stiu ce proiect. …