Monthly Archives: April 2013
DOES VOLUNTARY WORK HELP YOUR CAREER? WHAT JOB...
Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, has just recorded her first ever television funding appeal. She is the Patron of some children’s hospices and wanted to help. Whether anything the British Royal Family does can really be described as voluntary is an interesting question. It’s a lavishly funded public body and this kind of thing […]
THE SOCIAL NETWORK AND THE LESSONS LEARNED
The short-lived career of Paris Brown as the Youth Crime Commissioner for Kent has once again brought into focus our relationship with social networks: the image we project and the way we relate to the world beyond through them. As a result of what happened, I can imagine parents up and down the UK sitting […]
BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE HEADHUNTERS: WHAT REALLY...
The scene is set in a minuscule office in a very expensive part of town. John, an “Associate” of Global Experts Executive Search, is 23 years of age and has a degree in media studies. Apart from a stint delivering pizza on a moped this is his first job. His boss, Abigail, is in her […]
FOR THE PLEASURE OF READING
One of our core messages has always been that a CV is a personal marketing document, not just a list of all the things you’ve done. Anyone who has ever learnt anything about good marketing communications knows that one of the fundamentals is clear, consistent messaging. It needs to engage the reader, usually in a […]