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13 things to keep in mind when you’re job hunting

13 things to keep in mind when you’re job hunting

Presentation from talk I gave at OAMK school of business on 9.4.2013.

Artem Daniliants

April 09, 2013
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  1. www.lumolink.com
    13 things to keep in mind
    when you’re job hunting
    by Artem Daniliants

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  2. @artemd
    • 28 year old
    • In Finland over 15 years
    • Originally born in Turkmenistan
    • Geek since high school
    • Wannabe serial entrepreneur
    • Barely any education
    • More about me www.daniliants.com
    • My company http://www.lumolink.com
    Artem Daniliants

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  3. Established on 16.7.2010

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  4. Training
    Online marketing Web solutions

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  5. Full list on our website

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  6. Passion + Transparency + Fun = Our culture

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  7. Back to topic at hand

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  8. 1 Your education doesn't mean anything
    Unless regulations require it or you graduated from Harvard

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  9. 2 Your resume is (mostly) worthless
    Unless it's a big company and your resume is amazing

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  10. 3 Your future employers WILL Google/Facebook you
    Think 10 times before you post something on the Internet

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  11. 4 Any work is better than no work
    It's better to be a store clerk then have a 2 years unemployment gap

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  12. 5 Knowing languages (human and computer) can give you a leg up
    Employers will appreciate you knowing C++ and Spanish in today's global world

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  13. 6 Don't ever badmouth your previous employer
    Unless you're not interested in getting the job

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  14. 7 Right attitude and passion mean more then you can ever imagine
    Passion + Good attitude + Potential > Experience + Education

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  15. 8 Be humble, but not too humble
    Don't be afraid to be proud of your achievements, but remember business is a team sport

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  16. 9 Never try to lie or trick
    Employers talk to other employers so bad word travels fast

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  17. 10 Be willing to take risks
    Entrepreneurship is all about risk taking so we value people can have guts to take risk

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  18. 11 Be willing to take initiative
    This is what separates good employee from an amazing one

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  19. 12 There is always a job opening
    When we meet right people we will always try to hire them

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  20. 13 Good humor is always appreciated
    We want to work around people that make us feel good

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  21. Thank you!
    Questions?
    Connect with me: www.daniliants.com

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