Monthly Archives: March 2011

QUANTITY HAS A QUALITY ALL OF ITS OWN

Posted On 29th March 2011

I thought I’d shoot one of job hunting’s sacred cows today. I like doing that. It’s my contribution to the Big Society. Recruiters, HR people, and others who like to peddle their expertise to jobseekers have lots of bits of received wisdom they love to trot out. It’s their stock in trade. It’s a body […]

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LEVELLING TO THE TASK

Posted On 27th March 2011

A few weeks ago on these very pages, David exhorted job hunters to apply “till your fingers bleed” (“Quantity Has a Quality All of its Own”). For the serious job hunter, and especially if you are in a position where you need to find work, there is much to be said for this. That being […]

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THE TYRANNY OF THE TWO-PAGE CV

Posted On 27th March 2011

For as long as I’ve had to produce a CV for myself, it’s been drummed into me that it should never be more than two pages, often with the implication being that submitting anything longer would equate to some kind of career suicide. At the same time, few people have been able to offer an […]

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