Advice

How to Choose Your Next Employer [Part 1]

November 12th, 2018|Advice, Career Advice|

Choosing your next employer could prove to be difficult. In today’s economic situation and human resources market there are numerous possibilities both for employees and employers. Yet, long lives the myth that employers are those who place the requirements and do the choosing. Actually, skilled and experienced experts are hard to find and often have [...]

Two-Step Guide for Easy Work Motivation

November 7th, 2018|Advice, Career Advice|

The old-fashioned conditioning or punishment-reward system. At the beginning of the 20-th century Ivan Pavlov conducted an experiment on conditioning the behavior. The Pavlovian or classical conditioning method refers to the learning process during which a biologically potent stimulus, such as food, is paired with previously neutral stimulus, such as a bell, for example. This [...]

The Importance of Post-Interview Feedback

October 25th, 2018|Advice, Business Advice|

We often talk about the benefits of feedback at work and how to provide and receive feedback in a positive and constructive manner. Yet, we rarely mention the importance of giving and receiving feedback after a job interview. In most cases applicant are warned in advance that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Some companies [...]

Ghosting Interviews and Blowing off Work

October 16th, 2018|Advice, Career Advice|

What does “ghosting” an interview actually mean? Basically, it means not showing up for a scheduled interview, without letting the interviewers know. After reading the description, you might ask yourself: if there’s a term for that does it happen regularly, do applicants actually not go to interviews for jobs they applied for and were preselected? [...]

The Importance of Team Building Activities

October 9th, 2018|Advice, Business Advice|

What is team-building? Is it playing with your colleagues those weird games the Human Resources department come up with? Or is it getting silly drunk with your boss? Should it be outside of work in your spare time? Should it be strictly structured? Should it be facilitated in the office, or outside? Should it be [...]

How to Handle Your Mistakes at Work

October 4th, 2018|Advice, Career Advice|

We would all prefer to be perfect and never allow for mistakes to occur from actions, especially at work, but unfortunately this is rather impossible. As much as we try and give it all from of ourselves at our job, we are bound to do a mistake every once in a while. Reasons are endless [...]

10 Jobs Suitable for New Moms and Dads

October 2nd, 2018|Advice, Career Advice|

Becoming a parent is one of the most amazing and joyful moments of one’s life. Yet having a baby requires lots of resources. Balancing the time you have to care for your child and the time you have to work proves to be tricky. Some recent mothers are eager to resume their careers, others prefer [...]

Meet Rune Holstvig from Milestone Systems

September 26th, 2018|Advice, Career Advice|

We are getting excited because SEETEST 2018 is taking place this week in Belgrade, Serbia. Our partner Milestone Systems is sending Rune Holstvig who will present the topic "Automation to the rescue! Testing a 100.000 camera video system”. So make sure not to miss it! Rune has more than 11 years of experience in the [...]

Behind the scenes: Peek inside the HR department

September 19th, 2018|Advice, Business Advice|

Over the last century HR has evolved to much more than a support role. If we have to explain what the HR department of today is in one sentence, it would be the following: It is a trusted internal entity that contributes to business development and business continuity through building a strategy for attraction, development [...]

Our Partner Milestone Systems at SEETEST 2018 Conference in Belgrade

September 17th, 2018|Advice, Career Advice|

CALLING ALL SOFTWARE ENGINEERS AND QA EXPERTS IN SERBIA: Our partner, Milestone Systems, is attending SEETEST 2018 Conference in Belgrade! SEETEST is a big yearly event that brings software engineers and QA experts together to explore current and emerging Quality Assurance trends. It has become a staple on the Balkans and this year marks its [...]