Monthly Archives: March 2012

KEY ERRORS IN CV WRITING

Posted On 18th March 2012

I wish I were teaching grandma to suck eggs. However, the evidence I see before me too often confirms that in pointing out the simplest of things about CV writing and what can go wrong when you put pen to paper may also be the most useful subject for this blog. Much of what follows […]

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PARALLEL LINES

Posted On 12th March 2012

The face of employment is changing. This month’s employment figures indicate that the promise of private sector job creation outstripping public sector job losses is now starting to materialise. More people will be working in small and medium enterprises, either social or commercial. Still others of us are creating our own SMEs and the term […]

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ARE YOU “BIG IN JAPAN”? HOW TO CHANGE...

Posted On 11th March 2012

Several times a day I speak to people who want advice on their CVs, LinkedIn profiles, or interview styles, and normally at least one of those people wants to change careers. I’m frequently surprised by how little research these talented and clever people seem to have done into what they will require to get into […]

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FLUENT ENGLISH ESSENTIAL, OTHER LANGUAGES...

Posted On 4th March 2012

Have you answered a job advert with that criteria recently? Is English your second language? If so, is your job hunt in the English speaking world going as well as you’d like? I have met many speakers of English as a second language who speak top-notch English but, in many cases, their written language isn’t […]

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