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THE PUSH FOR PERSONAL: PART 3

Posted On 6th October 2013

This is the third in a series of blogs advocating for what I have labeled “personalised career marketing”.  While the end is most certainly the same as it has ever been – figuring out the best way to get a job – this series seeks to reconsider the means to that end.  Specifically, to rethink […]

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A CV CAN BE LONGER THAN TWO PAGES: OFFICIAL

Posted On 29th September 2013

I have some good news for you. A CV CAN be longer than two pages. There are even many, many occasions when it SHOULD be longer. One recruiter I know says she doesn’t take a candidate seriously unless their CV is at least FOUR pages long. It doesn’t have to be of course, but there […]

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THE PUSH FOR PERSONAL: PART TWO

Posted On 22nd September 2013

Several weeks ago, I opened a discussion arguing that creating successful career marketing tools, namely CVs (and social media, but that’s for later), demand a personalised, relational approach.  However, before going any further, it is essential to discern what a “personalised, relational [used synonymously with ‘engaging’] approach” is NOT. There are two all too common […]

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WHY JOB HUNTERS DON’T HAVE A PRIVATE LIFE...

Posted On 12th September 2013

Does anyone really have a private life anymore? Of course they do but if you are a fervent user of social media, unless you have paid heed to the broad range of advice that sits on the internet about what you should and should not post to your social media sites, it is very likely […]

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FACING CHANGE

Posted On 2nd September 2013

“You said change should not be difficult, You said change should lead us home.”                                                 An Emotional Time by The Hothouse Flowers Some of us handle change better than others. Some embrace it. Some can handle some changes in circumstances very easily but will resist to the death other kinds of change. However, many would […]

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