I'm sure there is a purpose for Nigel Farage, I've just never really been able to understand what it is. Similarly, the burgeoning cottage industry of CV writing companies must have some reason to exist but I'm really struggling with what that might be. It feels like a heady mix of the Emperor's new clothes … Continue reading Money for old rope. Why CV writing services are the modern day flea circuses.
Gearing up for a pitching meeting is always a little like standing in the wings just before darting onto the stage with a flourish and announcing yourself with fluid iambic brilliance. You gird your loins, press your shirt and make yourself battle ready. Same as an interview, same as any meeting really. You want to … Continue reading Behave yourself, this is a place of work.
The nature of this blog is to question the status quo, to be an agitator, not simply for the sake of agitating of course, no one likes someone who agitates, just to agitate. Or uses the word agitate quite so much. The reason I'm trying to rock the boat is that I think there's an … Continue reading Bafflingly short sighted government hacks seek to decimate opportunity. (Or why the fair funding formula is a staggering idiocy.)
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.