Category Archives: Personal appearance

INTERESTS AND HOBBIES ON YOUR CV: DON’T...

Posted On 27th April 2014

Ninety per cent of the CVs that come my way tell me about the writer’s interests. So, I assume you want to know mine? I hate soccer. Actually that’s not an interest, that’s more or less a religious passion for me, so let’s move on to something I like. I like Formula One. I’ve been […]

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YES – THE CHILDREN ARE OUR FUTURE. BUT DO...

Posted On 19th February 2014

Already my two year old can use a touch screen computer better than I can. My four year old can beat me at tennis. It won’t be long before they can play an instrument, have a stab at learning a language and no doubt spend weekends excelling in some kind of sport or creative activity. […]

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WHICH MEMBER OF THE ‘RAT PACK’...

Posted On 5th January 2014

It is quiz time! If you want to go directly to it and not find out why a high class professional services firm is even doing this skip down about 25 lines and we’ll join you there. I was an executive search consultant for about twelve years. Don’t ask me how many people I interviewed. […]

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PLAYING A WEAK HAND WELL: POPE FRANCIS I AND WHAT...

Posted On 29th December 2013

Pope Francis I fascinates me. I’m not a Roman Catholic or religious in any way. So I won’t judge his theology. However, Francis has done several things many leaders and managers could usefully copy. He’s also made one really big decision they should avoid. I’ll get to that at the end. So what has he […]

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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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