Unconscious Bias: The Hidden Challenge in Modern Recruiting

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Unconscious Bias: The Hidden Challenge in Modern Recruiting Unconscious bias lurks within every hiring process, silently shaping the contours of modern recruiting. In an era striving for inclusivity and diversity, identifying and addressing this hidden challenge is paramount. Despite the best intentions, biases can impact critical decisions, affecting the composition of teams and overall organizational culture. Recognizing the potency of unconscious bias ensures a fair and merit-based recruitment strategy, fostering a dynamic and empowered workforce. Unearthing this subtlety demands a deep dive into our societal predispositions and subconscious tendencies. It requires courage to confront ingrained beliefs and norms, but the payoff is immense. By dissolving these biases, companies not only enrich their talent pool but also fortify their reputation as […]

Five Tips for Rainbow Talent Moving to Zurich, Switzerland

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Five Tips for Rainbow Talent to Zurich, Switzerland In a world that is becoming increasingly interconnected, the concept of a nomadic lifestyle is gaining popularity among individuals who identify as part of the rainbow talent spectrum. The rainbow talent, encompassing the LGBTQ+ community, brings diversity and unique perspectives to the global workforce. For those embracing a nomadic lifestyle, navigating the challenges and joys can be an exhilarating journey. Here are five tips to help rainbow talent thrive in their nomadic endeavors. What is a Nomadic Lifestyle? We consider it a life where you do not stay in one place for more than three years at a time. You also in most cases have subletted or given up your “home base” […]

Offline Networking in the Digital Age


Offline Networking in the Digital Age The holiday season is upon us and with the advent of the advent which starts rather late this year I was reminded of the high quality of offline networking. Did you also miss holiday events, dinners, and Gluhwein at the Christmas markets and just realize that you are in for a treat in 2023? I know that the world has significant issues and that we are steering towards even more difficult geopolitical tension and environmental challenges than ever. However, living in an expat bubble and focusing on living God’s will through your daily work might just mean doing it anyway despite everything that is going on around us. Modern society has evolved in many […]

Why German is Considered the Language of Writers and Thinkers

Why German is Considered the Language of Writers and Thinkers By Sean Patrick Hopwood Riddled with quirky traits and poetic descriptions, the German language is a fascinating one. But why is German called “Das Land der Dichter und Denker”? In this article, we take a look at some wonderful and fun facts about one of the world’s most intriguing languages to explore why it’s considered the language of writers and thinkers! Das Land der Dichter und Denker The German phrase translates to ‘The Land of Poets and Thinkers,’ and it’s a common nickname for Germany. German culture ran through the veins of many famous minds that influenced the way the rest of the world reads and interacts with each other. […]

Seven Small Steps to Keep Sane in International Relocation

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Seven Small Steps to Keep Sane in International Relocation International Relocation is usually stressful. It ranks among the top ten stress factors in life. I have worked as a Global Mobility Manager and I regularly consult expats and their spouses on career choices one of the lessons I learned is that you cannot take away the stress from international relocation completely but you can make it easier by following those seven rules I will share with you now. 1) Organize your move into smaller tasks with a checklist. It is all about organizing yourself and all those relocating with you. Try to break down the move in as many steps as possible and work those off day by day. Better one […]