Monthly Archives: October 2011

YOU NEVER CAN TELL

Posted On 30th October 2011

Ok! So you’re looking for a job. We’ve spoken elsewhere in this blog about where and how to find opportunities. How do you know if a possible role is the one for you? You don’t. And you can forget those internet tip sheets and career advice books that claim to tell you how you can. […]

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DESPERATION DOESN’T SELL

Posted On 23rd October 2011

Yes, we’re back to that old chestnut of job hunting being like dating. We’ve all met her. You may even been one of the guys who’s backed away from her. Who? The woman who’s so desperate for a husband/long-term partner and family that it’s coming through before the end of the first date and she’s […]

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THE INVISIBLES

Posted On 16th October 2011

Are they a nineteenth century secret society plotting revolution? Are they comic book heroes defending the world from the forces of evil? Are they spies, gathering secrets for the country? They may be any of these but we shall never know. The true invisibles have profiles that lie languishing in the depths of the Internet. […]

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THE SLEEPERS

Posted On 9th October 2011

It’s not so long ago that I rarely looked at LinkedIn. Then, sometime last year, I started to get direct job approaches as a result of my LinkedIn profile. Why? I’d taken steps to improve it. Suddenly, something which I’d put a bit of spare time into because I had something new to add looked […]

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A COLD AND BROKEN HALLELUJAH

Posted On 2nd October 2011

“They say there was a secret chord That David played and it pleased the Lord. But you don’t care for music do yah?” From, “Hallelujah”, by Leonard Cohen I need to get something across to all our friends, clients and random readers of this blog. There is no magic formula to writing a CV that […]

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