Have you ever wondered how would you get your dream job?
You are not alone, as so many people have thought about it at least once in their lives.
I recognise it’s a big goal to have, which I think can be achievable, however, a goal without a plan is just a wish.
So do you have a plan? If you are looking to find a great opportunity, you need a proper plan.
So, taking into consideration, almost all executive recruiters conduct online research of potential candidates, it explains the importance of having a good online presence which starts by working on your personal branding.
Nowadays, personal branding is a hot topic, however, the majority of students don´t even know what it means.
That’s why I thought I would share a blog post with you some tips on how to improve your personal branding to stand out from the rest of the students.
Have you ever considered studying the German language? Here are some reasons why studying German is a good idea!
1- German and English have many things in common.
The West-Germanic language is the mother language of many modern and widely spoken languages, such as English and Dutch. If you are a native English speaker, German will be easy to learn as both languages have a lot of vocabulary in common. Some examples are ‘Good morning’ and ‘Guten Morgen’, ‘football’ and ‘Fussball’ or ‘book’ and ‘Buch’.
If your native language does not have West-Germanic roots, do not worry! There are more reasons why German is one of the most important languages to study.
During work, we join meetings (even online) and do presentations to many people. You might know every single detail about your subject, but do you really know how to transfer them to the listeners? Are you master of managing your stress and anxiety? We know this is not easy but we can guarantee you, it’ll be easier after taking one of our courses.
Hola People is approaching its 5th year of age. Either if you have been following us since our early years, or you knew recently about this brand, you may be curious about how all this started.
We then must go back to the beginning of 2016, when Elena and Esteban Tejedor, two siblings from Madrid (Spain), headed to Liverpool to take part in a programme for entrepreneurs organised by the Liverpool & Sefton Chambers of Commerce.
After an application and an interview, they were successfully admitted along with several other young entrepreneurs.
Since 2009, Elena (the oldest of both) had already been managing —tirelessly and eventually successfully— her Spanish company called Aula inglés. Aula inglés helps Spanish speaking people to learn English (both in-person and online) and to travel and work abroad.
Esteban, in the meantime and during the previous years, had had a stimulant digital nomad life all around Southeast Asia, and had recently decided to take another step in his life by moving to the UK.
With the valuable support of this entrepreneurial programme in Liverpool, they decided to open a British branch of Aula inglés, doing —so to speak— the other way around, that is to help British and other English speaking people to learn Spanish and to find jobs in Spain.
As local people seemed not to understand what “aula inglés” (English classroom) meant, they had to look for a different name, more suitable for the UK branch. After an intense brainstorming session, Hola People was born.
Soon after, Elena went back to Madrid to keep focusing on her Spanish company, while Esteban remained in Liverpool, owning the British one. To work independently, yet collaboratively, was the best decision… if you have any brothers or sisters, you will know that it is not always easy to agree on things, not to mention managing a business together!
So, Esteban found himself on the mission to make brand-new Hola People grow. Since most British do not show great interest to learn Spanish (fairly speaking, due mainly to lack of necessity), Esteban had to re-adjust the business model. Here is when he started to organise a variety of events in Liverpool, from language exchanges to Salsa classes, Spanish parties, day trips and eventually, personal and professional development courses and workshops. For this last category of events, Esteban created a different brand, QLU Project (QLU stands for Quantum Life University).
By today, Hola People and QLU Project (both brands contained by Atlas & Cosmos Ltd., the official name of the company) have organised hundreds of events, first in Liverpool and currently online, due to the current exceptional circumstances.
Our vision for the future is to be an international reference in the Education sector, not only by teaching languages and personal and professional skills but also providing worldwide travel and work opportunities.
If you have liked the story of Hola People‘s origins, or if you want to know more, please leave us a comment below!
Also, you can listen to Esteban’s encouraging story in this podcast in which he has been recently featured and where he explains more in deep the special personal journey that led him to found Hola People: Digital Nomad to Successful Entrepreneur Abroad. Esteban explains how traveling benefits you, and the way all of us can make our dreams come true.
These days, we stay at home more than usual and try to find activities and ways to improve ourselves. Otherwise how long can you lie down in a bed and literally do nothing? We have to motivate ourselves and accept all these things will pass eventually.
In this period, we’ll try to help you to spend your time efficiently. Hmmm yes, HOW?
With online courses, delicious and cultural foods’ recipes, yoga, meditation, handcrafts… in brief everything you need.
You just need to STAY AT HOME and FOLLOW US, we are all in this together!
Travelling will show you how small the world is, it will also help you grow your inner world. Because every person you meet, every city you see will come with you when you leave. When you go back home, you will realize that you put more things in your bag when you remember those moments again. When you realize that there are so many different cultures and thoughts in the world, you will realize how wrong it is to adhere to your own culture and mindset.
It is the best decision you can make that is going beyond your own walls and traveling around the world. So why is traveling important? How can traveling the world, studying abroad, meeting different cultures help us in life? Let me explain.
In this article, you will learn how to go out of your comfort zone. First, we will define what a comfort zone is for you. It is a space, a place, a domain, in which you feel comfortable, you know how it works, the sensations you feel or go to feel are not unknown to you.
Now you will have to ask yourself if in your life, if you have ever been outside your comfort zone. If so, how did you experience this situation, what did it teach you about yourself or about this unknown area? Does that make you want to do it again? Have you started again? If you haven’t had the chance to leave your comfort zone or even had the courage to do. So, you will know that this is a great opportunity to leave it. Are you going to say why? Because simply, if you step outside your comfort zone, if you learn something new, your comfort zone will simply be greater, and you will feel in your comfort zone in situations that you have previously disturbed. As the image of this post illustrates. …
In this article, we will talk about how to create a business. We will give you some tips that anyone who would like to have before starting their business. At first, if you have an idea, without paying attention to which country you are, just your idea. You will have to do a lot of research to find out if your idea has already been used. It should be noted that if there are competitors, it is not a bad thing, it means that there is a market. You’re going to have to make your place in this market for this, you’re going to have to tell yourself, why a customer will come to me rather than to my competitor, you’ll have to check that there’s still room in this market.
You know that people always put a price on what they want, but why not go further than that? If you do more than what was expected, you will give people the impression that you are not just a person who provides services for money.
These people can give it back to you in many other ways that will be much more useful to you than money. Or simply being a good person and doing a service for someone without expecting anything in return, can help you feel good. It is important to know that some people prefer to offer rather than receive, so they will take more pleasure in offering their services, simply to help people and be happy about it.
The House of Commons ratified the agreement regulating the conditions for the country’s departure from the European Union (EU) (Brexit).
The proposal will be enacted after Queen 2 Elizabeth’s approval, and Britain will leave the EU on January 31, which he joined in 1973.
According to the agreement reached, Britain will pay the EU approximately 30 billion Sterlin, guarantee the rights of EU citizens living in the UK, and a customs point will be created in the Irish Sea.