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  • Emilie Westerouen van Meeteren

    Tango dancing in The Hague

    10 May 2017 - By Emilie Westerouen van Meeteren, Master's alumna: 'Feeling unsure of which direction to take with my finished degree, I decided to gain some work experience first. Now I get to try out one of the coolest communication jobs out there.'

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  • Francesco Granati

    Judge yourself at your best, not at your worst

    2 May 2017 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'I often think of how astronauts might feel. Imagine yourself up there, looking at planet earth. Doesn’t everything seem so petty in front of such of a majestic view?'

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  • Francesco Granati

    Coming of Age

    17 January 2017 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'I think that it’s either the 9 to 5 life, or the travel the world scenario (which tempts me every day).'

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  • Francesco Granati

    Abundance

    21 December 2016 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'Too many alternatives have the opposite effect of making a decision easier. A decision is easy when there is only one way to go, or maybe two.'

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  • Samantha Elward

    Job hunting advice from a former stressful searcher

    12 December 2016 - By Samantha Elward, alumnus: 'One word to describe my job application process: frustrating. A good start of a story, don’t you agree?'

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  • Francesco Granati

    London Life

    29 November 2016 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'The city for the ambitious, the hard workers, the restless, the dreamers and believers.'

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  • Simone Hoogenbosch

    Time for a new adventure

    2 November 2016 - By Simone Hoogenbosch, alumnus: 'Finally we could call ourselves alumni. Of course, this new status also meant it was time to look for a job. But where do you start?'

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  • Samantha Elward

    A Healthy Hard-working Mentality

    14 September 2016 - By Samantha Elward, alumnus: 'His feedback makes me realize that some of the expectations you think others have of you, are actually expectations that you create yourself.'

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  • Francesco Granati

    To Blackmail or not to Blackmail – That is the Question

    13 September 2016 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'Our guy could have been inspired by Francis Underwood, and this could have been a ploy all along. He just wanted leverage. That’s when true negotiations start.'

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  • Simone Hoogenbosch

    Newsjacking the Olympic Games

    6 September 2016 - By Simone Hoogenbosch, alumnus: 'I found it very daring that not only people started joking about Yuri getting sent home, but brands too.'

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  • Francesco Granati

    Recruitment: Time for a Change?

    5 September 2016 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'Be nice, write back, even if just a few lines, and never disappear, especially when the first message came from you. Is this too much to ask?'

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  • Francesco Granati

    To plan or not to plan

    25 August 2016 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'That current might bring you amazing places – but will you ever be able to get your initial dreams out of your head, even if where you are now is pretty cool?'

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  • Joëlle van Reeden

    The Next Step

    18 July 2016 - By Joëlle van Rheeden, alumnus: 'Without sounding too spiritual, I’m starting this search for a new job with a search within myself.'

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  • Francesco Granati

    The Slow Rise of OOH

    23 June 2016 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'When I talk about this medium I always like to compare it with a dinosaur - without the extinction bit.'

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  • Samantha Elward

    Letting go of what you have learned

    20 June 2016 - By Samantha Elward, alumnus: 'Reading scientific articles, supporting arguments with APA references and using communication theories to make a certain point are not part of my day-to-day basis.'

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  • Francesco Granati

    Agencies vs. Clients

    24 May 2016 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'Everyone has a role in the big mosaic called marketing or media or advertising.'

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  • Joëlle van Reeden

    The Distribution of Social Media Content

    18 April 2016 - By Joëlle van Rheeden, alumnus: 'You can’t just assume your content is going to reach the right people.'

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  • Samantha Elward

    My Kick-Off as an ABN AMRO Trainee

    4 April 2016 - By Samantha Elward, alumnus: 'With my Communication Science background, you can imagine that I did not know much about investment rates, mortgages and selling shares at a stock market.'

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  • Francesco Granati

    Wasted Talent

    16 March 2016 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'What are media agencies of today doing to retain their employees?'

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  • Francesco Granati

    Just Stick With What You Know Best

    26 January 2016 - By Francesco Granati, alumnus: 'The moment you start positioning a Skoda like a BMW and sell it for more money than you used to, you start confusing people.'

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