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How to Get a Job

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Career Advisory in executive search
In this e-book

  • Delve inside the Executive Search industry.
  • Understand the recruitment process and make it work for you.
  • Overhaul and optimize your CV and cover letter.
  • Win the job you’ve been looking for.
  • Forge long-term relationships with key partners and stakeholders.

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Management Integration in 100 Days

How to conquer your new role from the very beginning.

Career advisory in executive search
In this e-book

  • Understand the importance of the first impression.
  • Understand your company, your competition and the current market.
  • Build relationships and connections.
  • Deliver first results.
  • Learn how to innovate and motivate.

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8 key aspects to get the job of your dreams

Based on discussions with CEOS and HR directors, Anderson Willinger have defined 8 key aspects to get the job of your dreams.

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30 key job interview questions you should be prepared to answer

Based on discussions with CEOS and HR directors, Anderson Willinger have defined 8 key aspects to get the job of your dreams.

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How to create a LinkedIN profile that attracts

When looking for a new job, you can't do without a good profile on LinkedIn.

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How to ask the right questions

Four groups of questions you should ask at a job interview

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  • September 9, 2020

    Top management changes in summer 2020


    The most active exchanges in senior management were financial roles.

    75% of all financial directors and managers came to the company outside the field of business of the employer, which is a unique trend.

  • January 29, 2020

    Barometer of your career or what should you know about management changes in 2019


    Companies or their leaders are no longer inspired by their competition but look for solutions to their problems from the best players on the market, who are often from different industry.

  • January 22, 2020

    Significant management changes in 2019


    62% of managers who changed their jobs in 2019 changed into a different industry (vs. 27% in 2017). Cross-industry changes are more common on B-1, B-2 level.

  • December 11, 2019

    Christmas gift cards at Anderson Willinger


    Last year, our gift cards were a great success and so, we have decided to prepare the opportunity to give something special to your loved ones this year too.  

  • December 11, 2019

    The best books to give as presents for Christmas 2019


    Anderson Willinger  have once again prepared the tips for books  to give as presents for Christmas 2019  for your dear ones. Enjoy reading!

  • December 9, 2019

    How was the top management market in November 2019?


    MONETA Money Bank is in exclusive talks to buy the Czech building savings and mortgage business of Germany’s Wuestenrot aiming to sign a deal by the end of the year.  

  • November 20, 2019

    Who's new? Top management changes October 2019


    In October 2019, senior roles that changed the most were in General Management, Finance and Sales Transitions into different industry  happened mostly in Financial Roles.

  • October 3, 2019

    How was the top management market in September?


    In September 2019, there were 6 changes on the Board level, 4 new HR Directors - Mall group, Czechoslovak Group, Česká pojišťovna and UniCredit Bank. 27% of all senior managers changed to a different industry.

  • September 11, 2019

    What is happening in the Top Management market and how to change your career?


    How to choose a good headhunter? How to edit your LinkedIn profile to make it more attractive? What is happening in the market of top managers and what positions are they looking for?

  • September 11, 2019

    Build your brand with the best. Google and Twitter at Anderson Willinger.


    Why is it important for companies today to focus on branding their top management? In the autumn, we will welcome Ingrita Zrinušič from Twitter and Petr Houzar from Google at Anderson Willinger to tell us about the latest tips on how to build a digital brand for CxO managers.

  • September 11, 2019

    Why do people work for my competition and not for me?


    According to study by Anderson Willinger, there is a clear trend that managers of all ages want to work with the right boss and in a good team. The strength of the Employer Brand, which most companies focus on, is on the 5th place among candidates when considering a new role.

  • September 6, 2019

    Summer 2019 news in top management


    In the summer 2019, there were more internal promotions than transfers on senior management positions. Only 25% of all senior managers changed to a different industry.

  • September 4, 2019

    Books to read if you want to know more about Personal Digital Branding


    We live in a digital age, where your first interaction with someone will likely happen online. Your name is your own brand. Why is it so important? Read our  tips on books to read if you want to start nurturing your own Personal Digital Brand.

  • July 10, 2019

    “A brand is what people say about you when you are not in the room.” says Jeff Bezos.


    8 out of 10 people look you up on Google before they even  decide to invest time in you. The primary reason for building your digital brand is not to increase your value in the job market but to actively communicate with your clients and employees.

  • July 10, 2019

    Summer inspiration – What to download on your summer vacation for free?


    Thinkers50 is the world’s ranking of 50 people who share their ideas on the contemporary management world. They publish important titles focused on Strategy Thinking, Leadership, Innovation and many more.

  • February 5, 2019

    Offer your clients what they need


    Being told you are overqualified during the interview usually makes you happy. You think to yourself: Years of hard work have finally paid off. However, when you hear it for the third, the forth, the fifth time you start to feel angry.

  • November 20, 2018

    Warren Buffett chooses his managers according to their wives


    I am the owner of the company that I have been running by myself but I have decided to hand this role over to the executive management. How to choose the right person?

  • July 12, 2018

    Follow us regularly on E15 Premium!


    If you wish to read a full article and you are a Premium reader click here:   https://www.e15.cz/writerprofile/766/lucie-teisler   If you are not a member yet, here is our recommendation for these of age 50 plus.

  • May 29, 2018

    Are you considering taking a job in direct competition?


    In general, statistics show that the expectations of companies hiring a competitor’s manager are much higher than real possibilities, especially in terms of expected knowhow or quality of contact leads generating immediate income. Therefore, transitions to competition have been successful for only a quarter of such changes over the long term. So what is important during the negotiation process to turn it to success?

  • April 13, 2018

    The most important managerial changes in April 2018


    The most changes in April faced financial services particularly Raiffeisenbank, ČSOB Leasing, Wüstenrot Financial Group. Second most significant have been IT, telecommunications and industrial production. Kovohutě Příbram has experienced an extraordinary month placing a new CEO, new CFO and new Director of Lead Recycling. In total, there were fifty exchanges in senior management positions in April and eight changes to the position of CEO. A modest majority (56%) of new top executives have been internal promotions. This pattern of change in corporate governance has shown a growing tendency over the past few months.

  • March 6, 2018

    When you have a successful career, an easy life but still it doesn’t satisfy you…


    Who doesn’t want to be happy? Happiness is a logical goal of our lives. An American writer and journalist Emily Esfahani Smith has been for years exploring the happiness topics and says that it is a wrong life goal. The more we try to reach it the less happy we become. According to Mrs. Smith the obsession about being happy has fully expanded with the arrival of positive psychology in the 90s. Every year a number of new books and articles preach about how to be happy. That goes hand in hand with the army of couches, motivational speakers and therapists. The whole industry of happiness. So what actually is a happiness?

  • January 9, 2017

    11 proposals how to do it in 2017


    Practice deep breathing twice a day. Slowing your breathing can control your reaction to stressful events. If you do not meditate yet, breathe in deeply through your nose and out through your mouth for 5 minutes. Shifting to slower breathing in times of tension allows you to perform better mentally and physically.

  • June 14, 2015

    Interview with Zbyněk Stejskal, TE Connectivity


    TE Connectivity

    • Design, manufacture and distribution of products in area of connectivity for diverse industries
    • Over 80,000 employees in fifty countries around the world
    • 3 manufacturing plants in the Czech Republic (Brno, Kuřim, Trutnov)

  • March 23, 2015

    Analysis of site managers 2015


    We have analyzed in 1Q 2015 the market of site managers. During the research AW approached 340 site managers with a link to the Czech Republic. AW reached during the research and selection following conclusions, which we share with you.

  • February 16, 2015

    More managerial positions than last year, salaries will not increase


    Leading European executive search company, Anderson Willinger estimates 15% annual increase in new senior management positions this year. Most new managerial positions will be created by small and medium size companies, both for local markets and for expansion outside Czech Republic and Slovakia.

  • July 13, 2013

    HR Strategies


    Talent Production in 2013 65% of Managers struggling with number of Talents in their organizations 25% of Managers support development of Talent Pools in the organizations 20% of Managers confirm proven results on Talent Programs within their organization

  • November 13, 2012

    Innovation is hard to measure


    INNOVATION is hard to measure and hard to manage. When revenues and earnings decline during a recession, executives often conclude that their innovation efforts just aren’t worth it. Maybe innovation isn’t so important after all, they think. The contrary view, of course, is that innovation is both a vaccine against market slowdowns and an elixir that rejuvenates growth.

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Why Networking isn't Working


Behind our seemingly logical facades lie turbulent seas of emotion. Learn to navigate the obstacles presented by various types of people and situations.

  • Deal effectively with negativity.
  • Collaborate smoothly with difficult colleagues.
  • Interpret and process unclear communication.
  • Incorporate emotional theory into everyday interactions.

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Employer Branding with LinkedIn


The recruitment field is increasingly dependent on digital connections. Learn to optimize your recruiting presence with LinkedIn, the most widely used professional social networking platform.

  • Create an attractive employer brand on LinkedIn.
  • Explore how the world’s top 10 companies are using LinkedIn to their advantage, with practical examples.
  • Craft a compelling profile on LinkedIn as an ambassador for your organization.

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Your 3D LinkedIn
Business Card


In today’s professional environment, a well-crafted personal brand is an essential asset. In this seminar, you’ll obtain the tools needed to establish your desired digital identity while developing and enhancing your networking skills.

  • Build an attention-grabbing online presence.
  • Ensure people can easily find you online.
  • Rank higher in profile searches.
  • Communicate the right messages with your links.
  • Obtain key information about companies and people.
  • Prepare effectively for meetings and interviews.

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Agile in HR and Business


The aim of our seminar is to make you realize that agility means to discover the unknown. It teaches us how to work in open systems and how to change our way of thinking and not to be stuck in the rut.

  • Why world key players implement agile management across the entire organization, what works and what does not work
  • How these teams affect flexibilty, agility and engagement for results
  • Why is the HR role key in change management

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Career Development and Social Network Presence


Latest trends in management changes and tips on Social Network Presence for people who are considering a career change or want to know more about what’s going on in the world of top management.

  • What are the latest trends in top management and how is the market evolving
  • What is your online presence and how to affect it
  • Online tools to help you in your career transition

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Build your brand with the best. Google and Twitter at Anderson Willinger.


Join us and explore your digital brand with us.

  • Why is it important for companies today to focus on branding their top management?

  • Why should your shareholder have a personal interest in the quality of your personal brand? Why does a personal digital brand affect the quality of the people you surround and choose for your team?

  • What does a digital customer expect today and why is your digital brand the key to success? How does he choose and what talent of all ages looks at?

  • How the digital brand was built by those business figures who change their status quo with their people?


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