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We offer both career orientation and career consultation. By first determining your strengths and what you are really looking for, we can get a clear focus on your personal needs. Afterwards your own career coach provides you with exactly what you need – whether it is help with exploring career opportunities, improving your interview skills or some useful tips that will give you an edge on the competition.
Before you can convince your future employer in an interview, you first have to be noticed. You have to grab the attention of recruiters and hiring managers. That’s why we also help you with improving your CV, cover letter and LinkedIn profile. You will get optimized documents tailored to the job, but they will also be customizable to other vacancies so you can use them again without much hassle.
Your career coach can help you throughout all the stages of your career. From just entering the job market to making that long desired career change, we set professional goals and discover the best route to reach them, while gaining some career skills that last you a lifetime. We help you:
We are the Career Spark, the first touchpoint for international and ambitious professionals looking for their dream job in the Netherlands. We are empowered by a team of career coaches with first-hand experience in the Dutch labour market and extensive knowledge in recruitment, HR and psychology. We believe in people and their potential. We believe in you.
You might just need that spark to get the fire started and go all in on your next career move.
How to explain CV gaps
How to explain CV gaps CV gaps nowadays are actually likely to become more and more common. There are different reasons for having these CV gaps. Life is unforeseeable and sometimes things are out of our control. Reasons like: caring for a relative, redundancy, looking after children, studying, travelling, health issues or career change may […]
How to Find Expat Jobs in Amsterdam
Finding a job as an expat in Amsterdam can be a daunting experience. There are many exciting opportunities available, however there is also plenty of competition. The expat job market in Amsterdam is highly competitive. How do you stand out? Have you already applied to various expat jobs in Amsterdam? Then you will know that […]
3 benefits of diversity and inclusion in the workplace
Why is Diversity and Inclusion Important to Organizational Success? Why are they essential in the business strategy? The benefits of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, according to different business cases, are huge and have an impact in the short and long term. The society nowadays is very diverse. Having a diverse workforce for the […]
3 Ideas on Celebrating Diversity in the Workplace
When it comes to celebrating diversity in the workplace many companies already have provided a revenue where for example culture diversity, different values and approaches already are appreciated and promoted. Encouraging conversations and activities that help us recognize, embrace and celebrate diversity in the workplace are good initiatives that companies are already aware of. Making […]
Diversity in the workplace: 3 ways to get it right
Diversity in the workplace is a hot topic nowadays. But before companies start managing diversity in the workplace, they have to know what diversity is. Diversity is anything that makes people different from one another. Diversity includes a myriad of factors – who we are, what we do, believe, where we come from, how we […]
How to write a powerful Elevator Pitch for job interviews
Congratulations! You have been invited to a job interview. At first you will need to introduce yourself in a persuasive way in order to nail the interview and close it with a job offer. One tool to make your introduction effective and successful is the elevator pitch. What is an elevator pitch and how to […]
5 Ways To Stay Motivated while job hunting
Questions? Call Us +31 (0) 615 394 669 Ignite About Services Blog Testimonials Shop Contact X The Career Spark 5 Ways To Stay Motivated while job hunting How do you stay motivated while you are looking for your next career? Job hunting can be a long and challenging process. Staying motivated during a job hunt […]
5 questions to ask at the end of an interview
Do I need to ask my interviewer questions at the end of an interview? What exactly is expected from me? Why is it important and which interview questions should I exactly ask during or at the end of an interview? In this article I’ll give you all the information you need about asking questions at […]
7 tips on how to prepare for a video job interview
Congratulations! You are invited for a video interview. In this article you will find 7 successful tips for a video job interview preparing you to be confident, ace the interview and land the job that makes you happy. Video interviews have become commonplace as the way we work has radically changed. The hiring process has […]