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Heather Walker

I’m lucky, I like my job, but the Business Insider website states that 80% people are dissatisfied with their jobs. This was once me, in a different role, in a different company. Before I decided

My previous employer did not support working from home at all. Moving to SAP was then a huge change! Suddenly I had the flexibility to choose when I worked from home or which office I

A couple months ago I wrote about two colleagues, Simon Avinash and Vasilios Nicolaides, who are Talent Acquisition Managers based in India and Germany respectively. They were about to embark on a very exciting job

My colleagues on the Employer Branding Team have been posting a series of Elevator Pitch videos on the Life at SAP Facebook. This got me thinking; what’s my elevator pitch? In the same way a cover letter

One of the greatest things about working for a global organization is working with teams in different regions – and two of my colleagues in Talent Acquisition are about to take this to a new

Some people say that traditional cover letters are dead, and candidates no longer need to submit one with their CV. I disagree. I used a cover letter when I was last a jobseeker for a

I read a great quote during an online training course on personal leadership recently: “Only when you operate from a combination of your strengths and self-knowledge can you achieve true – and lasting – excellence.”

“Change is coming”. This phrase really resonated with me during a recent conversation with Noura Al Aquil, a colleague from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Having lived in the Middle East myself, and worked with

We all have weaknesses, but being self-aware, understanding these weaknesses, and managing them enables us to grow professionally and harness them. A weakness is not a task you just do not like doing. A weakness

Apparently we spend 90,000 hours at work in a lifetime – and that’s a long time to spend stuck in the wrong job. This was the issue with my last job. I spent what felt