LinkedIn is not a Casting Network nor a Dating Site

LinkedIn request message: “Hi Gabriela, I'd like to join your LinkedIn network.” I check the profile. I am intrigued by the professional experience of the requester. “Strategic and Art director”. Curious, I read the whole description. A lot of arty, amazing and unusual artistic stuff. A fascinating job. Impressive. I accept the invite. I respond …

Working hard for the sake of „working hard”: A fast-track to burn-out

"Working hard for the sake of working hard" - what is the first thought that comes to your mind when reading this? Are you blaming the person who is working too hard when it is not actually needed? Maybe. However, there are employees who work hard no matter the circumstances as it is in their …

>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 …

>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. …