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1 RECRUITMENT

2  «…the secret of good business is good people who are given a lot of trust and freedom as well as the right to make mistakes …» Sir Richard Branson

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4 Fill in the blanks: letter of application / headhunters /apply for / covering letter / position / interview / CV / application form / recruit / applicants / shortlist / recruitment agency / hire / resume  When a company needs to or employ people, it may decide to advertise the job or online or in a newspaper. People who are interested can then the job by sending in a or and a or containing details of their education and experience. In some cases, a company may prefer to do this initial selection after asking candidates to complete a standard

5 Fill in the blanks: letter of application / headhunters /apply for / covering letter / position / interview / CV / application form / recruit / applicants / shortlist / recruitment agency / hire / resume  The company's human resource department will then select the applications that it considers the most suitable and prepare a of candidates or , who are invited to attend an Another way for a company to is by using the services of a (US=search firm) or who will provide them with a list of suitable candidates.

6 letter of application / headhunters / apply for / covering letter / position / interview / CV / application form / recruit / applicants / shortlist / recruitment agency / hire / resume  When a company needs to 1 hire or employ people, it may decide to advertise the job or 2 position online or in a newspaper. People who are interested can then 3 apply for the job by sending in a 4 letter of application or 5 covering letter and a 6 CV or 7 resume containing details of their education and experience. In some cases, a company may prefer to do this initial selection after asking candidates to complete a standard 8 application form.

7 letter of application / headhunters / apply for / covering letter / position / interview / CV / application form / recruit / applicants / shortlist / recruitment agency / hire / resume  The company's human resource department will then select the applications that it considers the most suitable and prepare a 9 shortlist of candidates or 10 applicants, who are invited to attend an 11 interview. Another way for a company to 12 recruit is by using the services of a 13 recruitment agency (US=search firm) or 14 headhunters who will provide them with a list of suitable candidates.

8 How to write a CV?  one or two pages preferred  graphic elements – visual clarity (bold, underlining, indent, headings, …)  reverse chronological order

9 Major headings  Personal Details (name/surname,…)  Education (schools and degrees)  Work Experience (Professional Experience) action verbs: managed, supervised, developed, taught, initiated, monitored, researched...  Skills (computer skills, languages, driving licence…)  Personal Background (Activities) (hobbies, interests …)  References (names of referees) * Useful advice: MK, pp

10 Capital letters missing below?  Names of institutions (e.g. university of Zagreb)  Degrees (e.g.master in management)  Languages and nationalities (e.g. fluent in french)  Job positions (e.g. finance manager)

11 CV - do not forget capital letters!  Names of institutions (e.g. University of Zagreb)  Degrees (e.g.Master in Management)  Languages and nationalities (e.g. fluent in French)  Job positions (e.g. Finance Manager)

12 Does the CV meet the standards of professional communication? In other words, is it … …accurate …concise …clear (wording and layout!) …complete …and with good spelling and grammar?

13 Write the CV of an ideal candidate for the following position: a) FEB is inviting prospective candidates to apply for the position of Student Assistant at the Department of Business Languages. Please submit your applications in a sealed envelope by 21 Jan b) hnb/zaposljavanje/studenska_praksa/h- natjecaj_studentska_praksa_2015.pdf

14 Assessing a CV  Overall layout?  All headings in place?  Capital letters? (institutions, job positions, degrees, languages)  Details about previous jobs?  Contact details in References?  Years? (Cro. style vs. English style)  Spelling?

15 Cover letter/ Letter of application  Clear structure  Specific reference to the company  Pointing out one’s advantages (MK, 32-33): e.g.work experience, academic achievement, personal skills, language skills, cross-cultural experience, other achievements (sports,...)

16 Reading assignment (optional) The Untouchables

17 Words, words, words  Mediocre, mediocrity  Knowledge workers  Cutting-edge (technology)  Fungible jobs  Commoditized jobs  Digitized work  Anchored  Vanilla documents

18 Reading assignment 1.Who are the untouchables? 2.How does one become untouchable in the flat world?


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