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How to get a feel for organizational culture in the application process?

21.02.2024

Добрина Илиева

How to get a feel for organizational culture in the application process?

Organizational culture plays a key role in defining the work environment in any company. It encompasses the values, behaviors, practices, and social norms that define how people work together. For job seekers, understanding and getting a sense of what the organizational culture is like during the application process can be a crucial signal of whether a company is right for them. We invited Dobrina Ilieva, Regional Perm Team Leader from our team, to talk about how to build an objective picture of what kind of culture awaits you in a potential future workplace. Read more

How to negotiate for the salary?

31.01.2024

Ирена Стоянова

How to negotiate for the salary?

Discussing expected salary during a job interview is a critical moment that provides valuable information for both parties. On the one hand, employers seek to understand whether a potential employee would feel valued and satisfied with the terms offered and whether they have an objective view of market standards and their value. On the other hand, candidates face the complex task of articulating their financial expectations, especially if they have not conducted thorough research into the specifics of the position and the company they are seeking. We invited Irena Stoyanova, IT Recruitment Team Lead from our team, to share how to optimally prepare for such negotiations in a new and current role. Read more

First Level Manager - Similarities and Differences in Managing Processes, Projects and People in Engineering and Manufacturing

30.11.2023

Константина Сарафска

First Level Manager - Similarities and Differences in Managing Processes, Projects and People in Engineering and Manufacturing

The expression "Management is more of an art than a science" has almost become a saying. For high-ranking experts on the cusp of their first leadership role, this can sound illogical and even disturbing, especially when you throw in the additional components - processes, projects, and people. We invited Konstantina Sarafska, HR Consultant for the city of Warsaw, to share how an expert can prepare for the next step in her professional growth towards a leader and what peculiarities managerial roles in the engineering sector hold. We would like to invite you to meet Konstantina Sarafova, a member of our team. Read more

Start Strong - temporary staffing for your own income and progress

09.11.2023

Виктория Найденова

Start Strong - temporary staffing for your own income and progress

More and more students are looking for work opportunities that they can easily combine with their studies and at the same time feel financially secure. And this, of course, is in radical opposition to permanent eight-hour employment. That is why the concept of 'temporary employment', or 'project work', is coming to the fore, which is quite wide-ranging and extremely useful. We invited Victoria Naydenova, HR Consultant - Temporary Staffing from our team, to share more about the doors that project work opens for young people in the labor market. Read more

Career in Plovdiv - opportunities, directions and recommendations

04.10.2023

Maria Serbezova

Career in Plovdiv - opportunities, directions and recommendations

Plovdiv is the second largest job market in the country and as such offers diverse opportunities for talent. Intertwining its ancient history and modernity, the city today is the largest industrial center in Bulgaria, which naturally attracts qualified personnel with a variety of profiles. We invited Maria Serbezova, Deputy Team Lead of our Plovdiv team, to tell us more about the Plovdiv job market and the opportunities and directions it offers. Read more

What are the dynamics in the accounting sector for professionals at different levels?

11.08.2023

Виктория Лазарова

What are the dynamics in the accounting sector for professionals at different levels?

Accounting is the business department that provides information about the financial position of organizations and is an important decision-making tool at all levels of management. In today's business climate, dynamism is making its mark in this profession. That's why we invited Victoria Lazarova, Senior Recruitment Consultant from our team, to tell us what are the main trends in the job market for professionals in this field. Read more

Language skills as a stepping stone for career development for young people

11.07.2023

Андрея Пирков

Language skills as a stepping stone for career development for young people

Knowledge of foreign languages opens doors to work in many fields and increases opportunities for international connections and communication. Combining language skills with specialist knowledge gives young people a competitive edge in today's business environment. We invited our colleagues Natalie Dimitrova and Andreya Pirkov - recruitment consultants specializing in the outsourcing sector - to talk about the role that foreign languages play in the career start and development of young people. Read more

Натали Димитрова

How to arrange the puzzle of skills and experience for guaranteed success in the engineering sector?

06.06.2023

Мая Велкова

How to arrange the puzzle of skills and experience for guaranteed success in the engineering sector?

In recent years, we have seen strong growth of companies in the engineering and manufacturing sector in Bulgaria. Our country has a long tradition in engineering and education, which makes it attractive for business development in this sector. Interestingly, Bulgaria ranks first in Europe in the number of women in the engineering sector (according to Eurostat), which supports the idea of gender equality - a goal often found in companies in this industry. We invited Maya Velkova and Dilyana Dimitrova - recruitment consultants in the Engineering, Manufacturing, and Logistics team - to tell us what the formula for success is for candidates targeting these sectors and what major changes have been observed in the engineering and manufacturing job market in recent years. Read more

Диляна Димитрова

"Gen-Z-ing" the workplace.  How to stand out in the sea of talent?

24.04.2023

Simona Georgieva

"Gen-Z-ing" the workplace. How to stand out in the sea of talent?

Each generation is distinguished by its specificities, the result of the significant trends that have marked the growth and maturation of people in that particular time period. Born into a world where technology is always at our fingertips, Gen-Z, for example, are experts at using it to accomplish tasks, communicate with others, and solve problems. They are "digital natives" who understand the intricacies of technology better than anyone else. In the next few lines, Simona Georgieva and Milena Petrova, proud representatives of Gen Z, will tell you how to turn this generational specificity of yours into a superpower in the workplace. Read more

Milena Petrova

Career development - in one company or by changing jobs?

17.03.2023

Manpower Bulgaria

Career development - in one company or by changing jobs?

The decision of whether to pursue career development within one company or change employers is a key one and can significantly impact your professional growth, expertise, and job satisfaction. Recent years have seen a spike in the percentage of so-called "job hoppers," which is considered the new standard behavior for younger Millennials and Gen Z. Whether you pursue long-term advancement within a company, or rather keep an eye on the market for a position you aspire to - it's essential that neither approach is an end in itself, but a thoughtful decision that includes evaluating the various pros and cons. Read more

How to turn a job interview into an open conversation?

07.02.2023

Manpower Bulgaria

How to turn a job interview into an open conversation?

Usually, when we are interviewing, we are used to the employer being the leading party, setting the tone of the conversation and asking for information related to our experience. A job interview should be an open conversation of a getting-to-know-you nature, where both parties get to know the person/company in question. Read more

5 tips for finding a remote job

06.01.2023

Manpower Bulgaria

5 tips for finding a remote job

More and more people around the world want to work from a place of their choice. Increasingly, different organizations are giving their people this opportunity. And although there are many types of flexible jobs, sometimes finding the right position is not easy. That's why we've prepared some tips on how to find the right remote job for you. Read more

Tips for working efficiently from the comfort of home

27.10.2022

Manpower Bulgaria

Tips for working efficiently from the comfort of home

In recent years, a number of companies have introduced the model of working from home for one or a few days a month to their employees. When the pandemic of COVID-19 occurred, many work processes underwent extreme changes, and working from home became the primary work model for companies and professions for which this was possible. And so we come to today, where working remotely is now not only absolutely commonplace but one of the most preferred ways of working by people. Read more

Where to now? Career guidance tips for graduating students

29.09.2022

Manpower Bulgaria

Where to now? Career guidance tips for graduating students

The carefree summer is now behind us and autumn is the season when many people undertake career changes, including graduate students the plunge into the professional world is just beginning. This new step undoubtedly brings with it a host of questions, occasions for excitement, and sometimes even worry. Do you want to work in your field but don't know where to start? Worried that you don't have enough experience? Don't know what field you want to pursue? Worried that you are not prepared enough for the interview? In this article, we share with you, young talents, useful tips for easier and more successful career guidance. Read more

Vacation mode on or how to set up auto-reply

25.08.2022

Manpower Bulgaria

Vacation mode on or how to set up auto-reply

Out of office or OOO is an automatic email response that notifies your colleagues, clients, or other contacts who may contact you that you are not at work or cannot access your email at the time and will return a response at a later time. This message is automatically sent as a reply back to any email received in your virtual inbox. This type of automated messaging is part of business etiquette whether you work from the office, from home, or hybrid. Read more

"Networking" or how to successfully build a network of professional contacts?

20.07.2022

Manpower Bulgaria

"Networking" or how to successfully build a network of professional contacts?

Networking and making new friends is an important part of everyone's life from an early age. In the same way, professional contacts are very important for our professional life and development. "Networking" is a continuous process that requires a lot of attention, organization, goodwill, and even perseverance. Professional networking should not be seen as minutes of self-promotion, it should always bring positives for both parties. Read more

9 tips for a great job interview performance

01.06.2022

Manpower Bulgaria

9 tips for a great job interview performance

You're looking for a new job, you've followed our tips for shaping your CV and it's already more than impressive, your LinkedIn profile has also been updated and is attracting the attention of companies and recruiters. The phone is ringing - you've been invited for an interview. Congratulations! But the preparation work is just beginning. Read more

How to concentrate easier and not get distracted at work?

21.04.2022

Manpower Bulgaria

How to concentrate easier and not get distracted at work?

Our daily lives are undoubtedly not devoid of situations of distraction, and in many cases, it is even practically impossible to avoid them. What are the main sources of distraction and disturbed concentration? These are the technologies that are all around us and connect us to everything and everyone. These are the endless sources of information and entertainment that we can hardly tear ourselves away from, and can easily rob us of concentration and disrupt our workflow. Read more

LinkedIn profile for a successful career development

31.03.2022

Manpower Bulgaria

LinkedIn profile for a successful career development

It will come as no surprise to anyone to learn that in today's world, where our day is spent mainly in front of screens of various sizes, a presence in the digital space is more than a necessity. Just as people use Instagram and Facebook to share news and details of their personal lives, LinkedIn is used for all professional achievements. LinkedIn has long taken the prize for the most popular professional social network, yet there are still many who do not use this opportunity to its full potential or even have a presence on it at all. Read more

"Burnout" in the workplace: How to fight this new pandemic?

25.02.2022

Manpower Bulgaria

"Burnout" in the workplace: How to fight this new pandemic?

Almost all of us have experienced the feeling and effects of "burnout" at some point in our lives. Workload and stress at work, lack of direction and clear vision, and poor communication with colleagues and employers are common causes of the "burnout" syndrome. Read more

Personal development plan in the new year

19.01.2022

Manpower Bulgaria

Personal development plan in the new year

The beginning of the new calendar year is a kind of symbol of turning over a new page and making a new beginning. This is also the moment when we usually turn to the old year and think about what we would improve in ourselves, in our work, and in our everyday life. Creating a structured personal development plan will help you clearly and precisely outline the goals you want to achieve in the short and long term. Read more

What to do if you were not able to get the desired job?

29.12.2021

Manpower Bulgaria

What to do if you were not able to get the desired job?

You've been interviewed for your dream job, and you're feeling good and sure that your job is a sure thing, but the phone rings - you didn't get the job. Rejection is not pleasant and easy to accept for anyone, but it should not be a reason to get discouraged. Read more

6 tips for working with headhunters

21.10.2021

Manpower Bulgaria

6 tips for working with headhunters

Looking for a new job and considering working with a recruiter or headhunter? Have you been approached for a new position, whether you intend to change jobs or not? Working with recruitment companies as well as headhunters has become a standard way to find new opportunities around the world, and in recent years it has gained more and more popularity in our country because of the many positives it brings. Read more

Tricks to land your dream job in 2021

12.08.2021

ManpowerBulgaria

Tricks to land your dream job in 2021

If you are currently looking for a job, what are your expectations for your next position? If you're feeling overwhelmed by all the events of the past year and are having a hard time imagining a new challenge right now, here are some tips to make your next career move easier in 2021. Read more

21st Century Career Skills

19.07.2021

ManpowerBulgaria

21st Century Career Skills

Rarely does a day go by without news about the transformative effects of digitization, artificial intelligence and virtual reality on the workplace. Business leaders, politicians and economists are making predictions about the impact of technology on employment, but no one knows for sure what the outcome will be. Read more

Which skills did video games develop in you?

07.05.2021

Manpower Bulgaria

Which skills did video games develop in you?

Often hours spent playing video games are seen as wasted time. However, research shows that, overlooked as simply entertainment for children, video games actually help develop many of the most desirable skills in today's labour market. Read more

15 CV tricks that will get you more interview invitations

02.04.2021

Manpower Bulgaria

15 CV tricks that will get you more interview invitations

"A recruitment consultant spends 6 seconds looking at a resume." Resumes remain the primary starting point for finding a job. While there are new ways to provide your information to prospective employers - a LinkedIn profile, a personal blog, your Facebook page, networking events, etc. - creating a resume is still a necessity. Read more