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Jan
19

Should you lie on your resume?

Should you lie on your resume? I want to say that the easy answer to this question is yes… but that would be unethical. So instead I’ll advice you to stretch the truth (massively, in some circumstances) if you really want the job. Let me take you back to my friend, Georgina*. Poor Georgina. She […]

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Jan
11

It’s now all about Quirky Resumes…

It’s now all about Quirky Resumes… The current job market is harder to get into than a bank vault with a rubber band and a paperclip, and not all of us are MacGyver when it comes to our CV’s. Be Unique…. Sometimes it’s a case of being unique and weird in our approach to finding […]

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Jan
06

Office Politics

For a majority of us, when we think of office politics some of the fictional characters and situations we’ve laughed at on television or the big screen will immediately spring to mind. From Ricky Gervais prancing around the office as a well-meaning but catastrophically misguided David Brent in the popular TV series The Office, to […]

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Jan
05

Are you in the wrong career?

I ask because I have spoken to many people who are unhappy at their place of work. They may not be completely obvious about it, they may not even complain about it, but there are giveaways when you ask them the age old “how’s work?”- only to receive the following… “It’s ok…” “Work is work…” […]

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Jan
05

The Recruitment Agent: Friend or Foe?

I have heard good and bad stories about The Recruitment Agent, however, most of these stories fall into the ‘bad’ variety (my own experiences not-with-standing). The people I have spoken with are ‘disappointed’ with The Agent. They tell me their agent ‘doesn’t work hard enough’ to get them the job that they requested. That The […]

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