Empower Blog

A curated list of articles to help you land on that dream job!

How to get that call!

We’ve all been there: you spend hours in front of your laptop browsing at jobs and sending through applications and more often than not, you get absolutely no reaction or reply from the other end. This might sound awful but I’ve actually read somewhere that in today’s market, each job post receives on average 118 […]

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Who am I and what do I bring to the world?

What if I’m not sure anymore? What if—after multiple job applications, numerous interviews, several rejection letters and many months of searching for a job—I feel lost? Let us help you get a little less lost. First welcome a new person into your life: your authentic self. Your authentic self is strong and unique (yes, really!). Learn […]

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Write your own story

Unemployment throws a curve ball at even the most organised people. It makes them doubt their skills, their value and their direction. There’s lads of information to be found on the topic – lots of statistics and reports tell a cold, hard story. But those stories are about trends, numbers and averages. Every one of […]

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How to reject rejection

“I will not become my own worst enemy”. There, I have said it.  But why is this important? In the modern world, rejection has become a very real evil, especially in the world of recruitment. The amount of applications for each job seems to have exploded, partly, I suspect, due to the growing influence of […]

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Tell your “redundancy brain” to shut up!

The facts around redundancy, and what they tell you when they make you redundant, are cold, precise and disheartening. They can strike fear into the heart of even the most robust character. According to the Dutch statistics agency CBS, currently one in four workers are currently worried about losing their jobs. This is an indication […]

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Great success at the Pop Up Coaching Sessions

Last Friday, we held our first coaching Pop-up Session, to introduce those unfamiliar to coaching what it was all about. The event, which was held at Post Oost, near Oosterpark in Amsterdam, had people queuing before the doors opened at 9:30, each curious to learn more about Empower Amsterdam and to see how we could help them.  Five […]

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Unleash your inner strength with ‘Pop Up Coaching’

When it comes to tackling your fears, and getting focus back into your life, there’s no time like the present. We at Empower Amsterdam understand this – and we also know ow difficult it can be to take the first step. So we are holding Pop Up Coaching Sessions later in July to help those […]

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Your opinions count!

We are on a mission to help those trying to find work, before they reach the point of no return.  We are already on the right track – earlier this year we became an official charity and we have succeeded in giving free coaching to many jobseekers.  Now we need your help. We need your […]

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