After I matriculated from Oxbridge at the age of sixteen I went on to become Jeffrey Archer. (Or why lying on your CV is neither big nor clever.)

As the closing date for UCAS personal statements draws inexorably closer I suspect there's more than a few students who are inwardly wrestling with whether to soften the edges of certain truths to paint a more favourable picture. Whether it's plagiarism, little white lies or enormous, industrial style juggernauts of lies it all comes down … Continue reading After I matriculated from Oxbridge at the age of sixteen I went on to become Jeffrey Archer. (Or why lying on your CV is neither big nor clever.)

All Filler, No Killer – The Top 5 mistakes people make in their CVs.

  Without wishing to grouse endlessly about how badly schools are preparing kids for their future work lives, it's hard not to when I see the standard of instruction surrounding how to order and write a CV. Now, I will say that this is not a phenomenon exclusive to students, this is something even very … Continue reading All Filler, No Killer – The Top 5 mistakes people make in their CVs.