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Summer is just around the corner and many young people between the ages of 18 and 35 are taking the opportunity to earn some extra money with a holiday job. But there are a few things to bear in mind if you want to make the most of your summer job. In this blog post, we look at important topics such as contribution caps, health insurance contributions, hourly pay, tips, tax aspects, the legal framework, citizens' allowance and child benefit. Let's make sure you're optimally prepared together!

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Checklist: Dos & Don'ts in the Time-Shifted Application Video

In the last ten years, and especially since the coronavirus, video job interviews have become an increasingly common phenomenon. The success of a video application also depends on how you behave during the interview. Here we list the recommended behaviors and those that you should avoid.

Professions for the digital age and sought-after skills

Anyone who is just starting out in their career or is currently reorienting themselves would do well to consider which professions are currently in demand and which will continue to be in demand in the future. The same applies to the skills that are particularly in demand today and in the future.

Video application: Good tips for making smartphone videos

If you want to take full advantage of a video application, you should consider the basic requirements for a good video recording. We list the most important parameters below.

The Video Application – an Application with the Wow Effect

The written application is a thing of the past. After all, how are you supposed to stand out in the crowd of applicants if you have exactly the same cover letter and CV to offer as thousands of other applicants? So why not freshen up your documents with an application video? It's easier than you think.

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Which industry suits me? Which profession is the right one? These questions about the right career choice are on the minds of many career starters. But people who are looking for a new job in the middle of their career also have to ask themselves these questions. How can you find out which industry is right for you? Whether you have finished school or university or are about to change jobs, it is best to take some time to find the right industry.

Gaps in my CV - How Can I Fill Them?

The gaps in your CV will definitely be asked about in the interview. So it helps to think about the gaps in advance. It's best to specify in your CV what you did in the relevant periods. That way you have the answers to hand for the interview.

Cool in Your Job Interview

There's a lot advice on the subject of job interviews. But we'll tell you how to really get through the interview calmly and coolly.

Attitude is everything!

Attitude to the job is everything. But what exactly is meant by attitude? Attitude refers to your inner attitude towards work and, in particular, your attitude towards the job you want to do.

6 Tips for Creative Applications

The same old text applications without an individual message are the sad daily routine for personnel decision-makers in companies. German DAX companies receive several hundred applications for individual positions. Recruiters actually only have a few minutes in the selection process. But what if the recruiters only have seconds to sift through an entire, painstakingly compiled application portfolio?