Category Archives: LinkedIn profiles

HOW OUR CAREERS CAN ALL BENEFIT FROM COPYING THE...

Posted On 30th April 2014

Easily the single biggest mistake most people make when applying for jobs is failing to really consider what a recruiter wants to see. It’s a lot easier, and far, far more natural, just to depict yourself as you wish to be seen. After all, you know what you’ve done in your career, right? That is […]

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THE HUMAN SUPERMARKET: LINKEDIN AND THE...

Posted On 9th January 2014

The impact of the internet on retail, and even recruitment, is pretty well known by now. It’s largely discussed for its negative impacts on traditional institutions (high street department stores, newspapers, advertising agencies, recruiters) and its upside for the end user (the shopper, the hiring company). Let’s discuss what it means for a jar of […]

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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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SLOW, SOFT, COMFORTABLE FAILURE: ARE YOU GUILTY...

Posted On 5th December 2013

Picture this. Like most people in the career coaching biz I get asked for favours by friends, family and friends of family. Being a nice guy I normally agree. A friend of my wife has been going through the sausage machine of a high price outplacement agency and is getting nowhere at all. She asked […]

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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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