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Living and working in Copenhagen - Interview with Laura

Living & working in Copenhagen – an interview with Laura

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During my short visit to Copenhagen a few weeks ago, I’ve met with lovely Laura, a German expat turned Copenhagen’s local. Laura is the blogger behind thecopenhagentales.com – a hyggelig lifestyle blog showcasing life in Denmark from the expat’s perspective. She is also a risk manager at an investment bank, so the perfect person to ask about living and working in Denmark. Laura has moved to Copenhagen to live with her Danish boyfriend four years ago. Working then as a financial consultant she was able to move from Frankfurt while keeping her job that made her travelling from Monday to Thursday around Europe. Three years ago though Laura has decided to look for a job on the Danish market and…

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An Inside Look at Headhunters Work

An Inside Look at Headhunters Work

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Headhunters or external recruiters. What do they do? How do they earn money? And most importantly: can they be useful for you in your job search? I will answer these questions today, as well as correcting a few misconceptions people often have about my work as headhunter. DEFINITION Headhunters search for candidates at the request of an employer/firm. A firm has a recruitment need – they may have a vacancy or want to launch a new position, or want to fire somebody they are not happy with and replace them with someone else A firm’s HR department might well be able to look for candidates themselves, but decide instead to hire an external recruiter.  Reasons for this might be that they want to…

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