Monthly Archives: August 2012

A DISEMBODIED VOICE

Posted On 26th August 2012

Like all things, CV writing goes through fashions. As a result, many people are anxious to know which style they should adopt and one of the questions that comes up most often is whether you should write in the first person, the third person or without pronouns at all. While we would write in any […]

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THE GREAT BEYOND

Posted On 19th August 2012

There are jobs available to today’s school leavers which hadn’t even been dreamt up when I left school. Social Media Marketing Assistant is an evident example and professional lobbying was in its early days. Others, among them those associated with the printed word, are looking at the sunset or, with our manufacturing base focusing increasingly […]

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INTROSPECTIVE

Posted On 12th August 2012

There are a dozen or so groups on LinkedIn which promote themselves as being for introverts. They are aimed at helping people with their job hunting or networking and none of them are hugely subscribed. Introverts are not known for their love of networking, so there may be some irony in this. However, the fact […]

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CHESS OR DARTS? WHICH JOB SEEKING STRATEGY WORKS...

Posted On 5th August 2012

One of the more controversial strategies I have advocated on this blog is that you should “apply until your fingers bleed“. Not everyone agrees. It cuts so against the accepted dogma of job hunting. We all “know”, don’t we, that you are supposed to spend a lot of time carefully plotting a relatively limited number […]

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