Team Leader: First year reflection

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The jolly ol’ christmas time brought a lot of something one rarely sees these days: Relaxation. I tried to use this time of year to reflect my doing and undoing of the last several months. The end of the year is perfect because you are drained heavily to family and friend events and get away from your job time. The distance to the rat race is gold, let us talk about how I used the calmer season.

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Bachelor or Master? What is enough?

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I have studied in Germany and Great-Britain in two of the leading engineering universities. So I know the different systems quite a bit. While the anglo-saxon education system tends to go for Bachelor graduations, then skips masters mostly to aim for PhDs, in Germany the master level is the standard. I want to challenge the master level here to some extend and encourage students to leave university earlier. Also, I would like employers to rethink their expectations to graduates in this article.

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The first job is bad? It’s an oppurtunity!

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Well, there you are. You recently graduated and now the world bows down to the extensive brain power and your well forged skill levels. You know what, forget it. A first job will teach you humbleness. The application process will do and the real world out there will do. You are just a small fish in the huge sea and there will be a bigger fish. In the end, it might happen that the offers you receive are vague and bad. They might be far under your expectations and you, you are disencouraged. So what do you do? Take the bad offer or search for a better opportunity? Let’s discuss this point under your financial and personal developing aspects.

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