Your next adventure can be very close

This year, Easter break was a spontaneous and very active road trip in northern part of Germany. The plan was to hike, have as many outdoors as possible and explore smaller cities. It was so great to just be in the nature, enjoy the historical attractions, walk along the lakes and canals, and completely recharge. Lübeck was our first stop. The city is the first […]

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Stationing in Amsterdam

Stationing in Amsterdam

Hi there! In my previous post I promised to write more about Brande. As things change and sometimes things change fast, instead of spending time in Brande I’ve been spending a lot of time in the Netherlands. As I work a lot within omnichannel (online and offline) it made a lot of sense for my department to send me for 2 months to Amsterdam to […]

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Family spirit!

We did it! We are all here, the IBT batch of 2018 – ready to embrace new challenges, learn, develop, cooperate and contribute. One of the greatest feelings is the sense of belonging, feeling like we are part of a family. This feeling is especially important when you are moving to a new country, starting a new life, dealing with new challenges, cultural differences, new […]

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First dinner as an IBT

First dinner as an IBT

After spending our first day in Denmark meeting our new flat mates and figuring out how to unpack our stuff, the Brande kids had our first dinner together. Some of our new friends did an amazing job cooking dinner for the entire team, while the others contributed with chips and some beverages. For the whole night we laughed about our travel experiences, weather differences between […]

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New Year, New Friends

So it’s been about four and a half months in the program and we’ve revently come back from our Christmas holiday. And for me that was a much needed break – especially because it was summer back home in sunny Australia! Of course the freezing cold and dark winters are tough in Denmark but there are also some unexpected challenges that took me by surprise. […]

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Welkom in Amsterdam

Welkom in Amsterdam

It is a famous quote from John Green: “Some tourists think Amsterdam is a city of sin, but in truth it is a city of freedom. And in freedom, most people find sin.” That is what I thought before I moved to Amsterdam. I am writing this post from a cute coffee place ( not a coffee shop ) and thinking about how my opinions […]

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Last Supper: Picnic in Brande

Last Supper: Picnic in Brande

Hi all, Time has passed so quickly since we started the program in September and this week some IBTs, in Brande, are starting to go on vacation and then to their rotations in different cities: Beijing, Amsterdam, Istanbul, Shanghai and more… Last weekend was the last week where all the IBTs from Brande where all together and we wanted to say goodbye to each other […]

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INTERVIEW TIPS 101

INTERVIEW TIPS 101

Hi everyone! Application period for the IBT 2017 is almost over. If you haven’t received it yet, hopefully you will receive the invitation for the first interview very soon even though IBT recruiting team conducts ongoing interview. Today, I want to give you some tips about Interview 01 & 02. When I applied last year, I was trying to talk to as many IBTs as […]

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APPLYING FOR IBT? HERE ARE SOME TIPS

APPLYING FOR IBT? HERE ARE SOME TIPS

Dear future IBTs, I know January is a peek time for IBT applications and many of you wonder how you should approach this challenge. I have a crystal clear picture in my head about how I felt last year around this time. So I decided to share a few tips that probably also help you understand the program and BESTSELLER more. Don’t expect it to be […]

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Getting Ready To Work and Live in Denmark?

Question marks appear in everyone’s head when the thought of moving for job to another country comes to mind: Will I be able to leave my cultural values in new country and new company? Will locals and colleagues be friendly? Will I be accepted for who I am? Is the food similar to what I am used to? Is the health sector good enough? Is […]

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