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WHAT DID YOU DO DURING THE WAR, GRANDDAD?

Posted On 17th April 2011

One of the most heart-rending pieces of recruitment advertising any of us is likely to have seen are those World War II posters picturing an old man with a child on his knee with the question “What did you do during the war, granddad?” emblazoned across it.  Who wouldn’t dream of telling tales of heroics […]

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THE ART OF GETTING YOURSELF NOTICED

Posted On 16th April 2011

Your CV is your calling card, the door-opener to securing a much sought-after position, the next step on your personal career ladder.  In an increasingly competitive market, the number of people applying for a prized role will increase.  In the light of this, there is a wealth of advice springing up around the web seeking […]

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AND HERE’S ONE FOR ALL OUR LISTENERS

Posted On 16th April 2011

Nine weeks is far too early for back-slapping and champagne corks.  However, I’ve been bursting to issue some kind of public thanks to those of you who have been passing clients in our direction. Referrals are coming now from interim and permanent recruiters as they advise people who just can’t write for toffee nuts and […]

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The network and the damage done

Posted On 16th April 2011

Heidi has just written an excellent blog post on the importance of exploiting your networks in a job hunt.  She’s right.  It works for individuals. But what about the country? Let’s be honest.  It’s hardly fair and scientific is it?  Look at this as a problem of the maximum possible exploitation of the natural talent […]

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MIND THE GAP

Posted On 16th April 2011

Immigration is one of the most vexed political questions of our time. Britain has a long, proud history of welcoming people from overseas. While the resulting tensions have been well-documented, it has enriched our culture with many of our major cities becoming melting pots with young people growing up with enhanced cultural understanding as a […]

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