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B On Board Invites You to the Event ‘Multicultural Recruiter Network (MRN)’

Have you had experiences abroad? Do you have a network of multicultural contacts? The Multicultural Recruiter Network (MRN) could be right for you: this is the first Italian network of ‘Multicultural Recruiters’ that supports B On Board in its search for talents with an international experience and background. This initiative has already involved dozens of […]

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Worldwide Skills: Meeting HR Professionals

The community “You Multicultural”is meeting two HR Professionals: Joe Severi  former Vice President Human Resources Global HRIBM Ruth di Nunzio, Head of HR Southern Europe Groupon 5th of April at 6:30pm at Open Milano -Viale Montenero, 6 (Porta Romana M3) In a growing international working environment, HR professionals must confront each other on: – How […]

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The right attitude for a perfect job interview

In the 50’s, Albert Mehrabian discovered that your communication impact is based predominately on the following variables: 7% in the use of words; 38% on the tone of your voice and inflections, and the remaining 55% refers to non verbal communication. That means that the perception people may have of you, depends on your body […]

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Infostranieri: integration through a click

Italy could be the first country in Europe to have an app specifically dedicated to foreign people. “Infostranieri is a free mobile app which will help immigrants’ integration in Italy, because it is their right”, quoted Bashkim Sejdiu, Albanese entrepreneur who has invested lots of time and resources developing this app, created ad hoc to […]

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Multilocal people: where we really come from…

A few days ago, I watched a video that really changed my vision of multiculturalism, maybe the verb “change” is not the appropriate one, so it’s better if I say that this video gave me the confirmation that I was looking for. To sum up, in this video  an original Ghanaian woman who had lived […]

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Business Etiquette with China

Doing business with Chinese people is very complex. You have to be very humble and have a lot of patience. A Chinese business person makes concessions only after long discussions. A Chinese business person, takes into consideration every single detail in order to reach goals, whilst a westerner prefers to achieve goals quicker and then […]

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Doing business with Japanese people

Japanese culture is quite different from the western one, starting from greetings. It wouldn’t be nice at all to greet a Japanese person shaking hands, instead, people usually bow at 45° or 30° depending on the hierarchy, or they will just make a sign. During job meetings pleasantries are very important for the Japanese. Normally […]

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How to show your own skills in a CV or during a job interview: STAR strategy

Anyone can write “ optimal interpersonal skills” on their CV or affirm it during a job interview, but to be able to really show it, is very important. This way the recruiter won’t forget you. You can try using this method: – Situation: describe the context of your example. Where, when, why, with who… – […]

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5 reasons why diversity always counts, especially in the working environment. Diversity is an advantage!

– Languages: you can use your language knowledge to solve cultural or linguistic problems. You can do so in the office or in the market, with your colleges or with costumers. – Adaptability: multicultural means being able to show a high level of adaptability. You can fix your style and your mood according to different […]

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Five ways to positively “punch” the recruiter

-A good rule is to write an e- mail after the interview, expressing your interest in the position so that the recruiter remembers you. Your determination will be highlighted. – Take care of your outfit: you don’t always need to be extremely formal. Every working environment has its own personality, you have to be able […]

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