Aspire Christmas Reunion- 2021 edition

Now that “the most wonderful time of the year” went by, what about a close retrospective look upon Aspire Community’s most recent Christmas spent together? As you all have been used to, the longed-for Aspire Christmas Ball is our deeply-rooted winter tradition. What a time to be alive surrounded by your favorite people, showing your

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Aspire Global Weekend- Q&As on leadership

Aspire’s strength is Aspire’s vibrant and diverse tight-knit community! Community and a sense of belonging to a community are always important – be it within a company or nationally. The Aspire journey does not end in Poiana Brasov. It flourishes and lives on outside of the Summer programs. Our Aspire Global Weekends are a testament

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Hard skills versus soft skills

We hire for hard skills. We fire for soft skills. Rick Stephens, Senior Vice President of HR, The Boeing Corporation Hard skills refer to what a person is capable to do practically according to one’s training in specific fields while soft skills describe one’s ability to communicate with other people, to persuade, to handle tasks

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5 memorable Aspire quotes- summer ’21

“Who is your role model?” No matter how common yet insightful interview question this is, all the Aspire alumni would find it difficult to look for the right answer to it. Why? Because every speaker at the summer program was a veritable addition to our people-to-look-up-to list. Our role models are those humans that inspire

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How to write a successful Aspire application

Did you know that Aspire only accepts 15% to 20% out of the total number of applications? But don’t you worry! I am here to break to you a couple of secrets that will for sure make the recruitment team consider yours. Submitting your application to Aspire marks the first stage to pass until you

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