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mai 11th, 2017

Ready to board?

Discover how we take care of the onboarding process of our employees and why we actively work on our employer brand.

octobre 18th, 2016

Who are you? Tell me about yourself

"You had me at hello."

Jerry Maguire

The question is easy: “Who are you” or “tell me about yourself”. It can arise at a networking event, when you meet a client/customer and of course during interviews. Although the question is easy enough I find that a lot of people struggle to give a satisfying answer.

octobre 18th, 2016

Choosing is losing: Or is it?

Choose life. Choose a job. Choose a career. Choose a family. Choose a fucking big television. Choose washing machines, cars, compact disc players, and electrical tin-can openers. (Underworld - Born Slippy).

octobre 18th, 2016

Do’s and don’ts: Applying for a job*

"If you're gonna do it, do it right - right? (WHAM! - I'm Your Man)"

So you’ve made up your mind and you’re going to apply for that great position in the company of your dreams. Good for you! Or you are tired of the headhunter/recruiter pestering you with mails and phone calls to ask you please, pretty please (with sugar on top) to send a copy of your CV over to them. Even then, good for you!

octobre 16th, 2016

DEVOPS – hype or necessity?

For some time now it’s been all about DEVOPS, but do we really need to jump on this train or do you think this will deliver no added value at all to your organization?

octobre 16th, 2016

3 things to do (and prepare for) when arriving at a client for the first time

Reyana Sow

Starting a mission is always a new beginning. What excites me the most is meeting new people. Besides learning a new way of working I like to evolve in a new structure and love the new challenges. 

octobre 16th, 2016

As a PMO, what does a Project Manager expect from me?

"Being a PMO (Project Management Officer) has been part of my job for many years now. Experience has taught me that it is not enough to deploy some soft skills, you really have to show some Top Qualities to your client."

Reyana Sow

Here are some of them!

1. Be rigorous

Do not allow any little mistakes to slip into your report. The report has to be factual and complete. You do not have the info before the meeting? Add “investigation ongoing” and explain when arriving at this topic. If not applicable, put NA. Do not leave any blank spaces. Provide figures and keep your...

octobre 16th, 2016

5 tips for blending into a client environment

"Many of my missions ended up with my client telling me that they forgot I was external. They have considered me part of the team. That’s what they’ve appreciated the most. I never leave my missions without farewell parties and am always surprised to see how they were attached to me.

What I have done to get this going? Well I guess a lot of it comes naturally, but hey, I will share these little secrets"

Reyana Sow

Dress like them

I usually dress as a consultant the first week: suit, blouse and heels. But as days go by I adopt the dress code of either my team or the management I am working for. Without getting into extremes (jeans and sneakers) I’m as relaxed or sophisticated as they are. Doing this allows me to be integrated more quickly and the “external” label will disappear. It’s one of the key success factors of the mission (the integration of course)...