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by Nerdy
April 7th, 2014, 11:12 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Is it quicker to find a new role when you left your current one?
Replies: 5
Views: 5911

Is it quicker to find a new role when you left your current one?

<t>Here is some strange observation I've made. When you left your employer, agents start to send your CV to many postential employers and it does not take longer than a month, maximum two to get something new and even better than old one. On the contrary when I am still with my current employer, age...
by Nerdy
January 8th, 2013, 10:50 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: LinkedIn invitations from recruiters - what to do?
Replies: 15
Views: 10746

LinkedIn invitations from recruiters - what to do?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: edouardQuoteOriginally posted by: NerdyI constantly receive LinkedIn invitations from recruiters. If I accept them, I believe they will be able to see my friends or colleagues and invite them for interviews, not myself. So I can see benefits for agents but do I benefit ...
by Nerdy
January 8th, 2013, 6:13 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: LinkedIn invitations from recruiters - what to do?
Replies: 15
Views: 10746

LinkedIn invitations from recruiters - what to do?

Yes, but what is the point of accepting them?
by Nerdy
January 8th, 2013, 5:49 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: LinkedIn invitations from recruiters - what to do?
Replies: 15
Views: 10746

LinkedIn invitations from recruiters - what to do?

I constantly receive LinkedIn invitations from recruiters. If I accept them, I believe they will be able to see my friends or colleagues and invite them for interviews, not myself. So I can see benefits for agents but do I benefit from this 'link' myself and how?
by Nerdy
November 24th, 2012, 10:45 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What are the proper smart shoes brands?
Replies: 40
Views: 10711

What are the proper smart shoes brands?

What shoes brands are known for their comfort, look and quality as opposed to marketing?
by Nerdy
November 3rd, 2012, 8:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: What is best/model brand for a laptop/messenger bag?
Replies: 5
Views: 9282

What is best/model brand for a laptop/messenger bag?

What is best brand/model for a laptop/messenger bag? It should be cost effective, last long and look expensive.
by Nerdy
September 5th, 2012, 7:15 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: What to do with short work experiences in the CV?
Replies: 3
Views: 10948

What to do with short work experiences in the CV?

QuoteOriginally posted by: traderjoe1976Most of the IT people are working as contractors. They totally understand having a long list of several short projects on your CV.True. But 5 months experience (as opposed to 6) may suggest that one of the parties did not enjoy...
by Nerdy
September 5th, 2012, 1:51 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Could you recommend certifications or courses on Java, Spring, Hibernate, JAX-RS, maven etc which are good to have on CV
Replies: 10
Views: 11686

Could you recommend certifications or courses on Java, Spring, Hibernate, JAX-RS, maven etc which are good to have on CV

I agree. But my employer is likely to invest into my skills. So, I need to find the best place for such an investment.
by Nerdy
September 5th, 2012, 1:38 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: What to do with short work experiences in the CV?
Replies: 3
Views: 10948

What to do with short work experiences in the CV?

<t>I have a friend working in British software industry who has several short (5-6 months) but permanent experiences in his CV. His understanding is that employers do not like short experiences and it is better not to mention them in the CV at all, but I believe this could get him into more trouble ...
by Nerdy
September 4th, 2012, 12:55 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Could you recommend certifications or courses on Java, Spring, Hibernate, JAX-RS, maven etc which are good to have on CV
Replies: 10
Views: 11686

Could you recommend certifications or courses on Java, Spring, Hibernate, JAX-RS, maven etc which are good to have on CV

I am looking for something on Spring, Hibernate, JAX-RS, Maven etc which are widely recognised by market. Could you guys name the ones? Let us not concentrate on budget for the moment.Thank you.
by Nerdy
August 13th, 2012, 7:57 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Dress code rebellion: jeans looking like trousers
Replies: 41
Views: 12867

Dress code rebellion: jeans looking like trousers

I work in the environment where most people wear trousers but some seem to get away with jeans. I want to find something which looks closer to trousers but does not need ironing. Any advices on brands, types etc would be very appreciated.
by Nerdy
November 29th, 2011, 8:10 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Comparethemarket for bank transfer currency exchange
Replies: 3
Views: 16694

Comparethemarket for bank transfer currency exchange

daveangel, thank you. But I am looking for the best-rate comparison website rather than recommendation.
by Nerdy
November 29th, 2011, 7:18 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Comparethemarket for bank transfer currency exchange
Replies: 3
Views: 16694

Comparethemarket for bank transfer currency exchange

I have a good amount in my USD account so it worth looking for the best possible exchange rate to turn it into GBP through the bank transfer.Is there a website like comparethemarket/gocompare/etc which will find the best rate for me?Thank you.
by Nerdy
November 15th, 2011, 10:48 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Looking for job after redundancy - what is best strategy?
Replies: 3
Views: 16619

Looking for job after redundancy - what is best strategy?

<t>I have a friend who has been made redundant. Is this a good strategy for him to keep recruiters for a while under the impression that he is still at work (so they and their clients would not think the guy is a bit desperate and could agree for lower salary) or is it best to replace ' - present' i...
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