Category Archives: Business writing

A CV CAN BE LONGER THAN TWO PAGES. OFFICIAL.

Posted On 13th May 2014

I am about to make a generation of CV writers scream. I am about to make a generation of job hunters a little less worried. I am also going to tell a generation of recruiters something they already know. A CV CAN be longer than two pages. There are even many, many occasions when it […]

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USE A KNIFE: LESSONS FOR MANAGERS FROM THE WAR IN...

Posted On 18th December 2013

Ever heard of a man called John Paul Vann? Thought not. He’s not your average management guru. But this isn’t your average outplacement, CV writing, LinkedIn profile building and interview coaching blog either. So give me two minutes and you’ll learn something new. John Paul Vann was the closest thing to Lawrence of Arabia the […]

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THE FUTURE. FORGET IT. WHY LONG RANGE FORECASTS...

Posted On 17th December 2013

If you already work for Apple, LinkedIn, a firm of 3D printers or the Chinese Navy this article is not for you. Good luck ruling the world of the future. If you do. As for the rest of us….. I’m 43 years of age. Ten years ago economists were predicting I would live through an […]

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BULLSEYE! HOW TO GUARANTEE YOUR CV WILL BE READ.

Posted On 11th December 2013

Why write if no want wants to read what you write? It is the first question anyone writing anything can and should ask. Believe me, when I write these blog posts I have my audience very much in mind. That doesn’t mean there is nothing of me in them, there is a lot.  But I […]

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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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