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Packaging Up Experience

On my luas journey home today from meeting a client, I started mulling over another theme which keeps popping up in my consultations – linking or packaging up experience.  443 more words

Should you put your address on a CV?

It might seem like the answer to this is obvious. Of course your address should appear on your CV and why not?

But there are some reasons to consider leaving it out. 245 more words


How a good covering letter can get you published

In a way, this isn’t rocket science. The theory is pretty much the same as for writing any letter.

But, as with any other letter, it doesn’t seem east when you face the task. 26 more words

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As Square As Humanly Possible

Back when all this was fields, I’m sure that I never wrote a cover letter. It was a case of ring an ad in the paper, hand your CV in over a counter, or take a job card to the cheerful occupant of the desk at the Labour Exchange. 460 more words

Job Hunt

Novel gets catapulted (at long last) onto slush pile

I made a decision early in the year to get this novel finished. Before it finished me.

I had to put whatever time and energy I had into doing just that. 544 more words

My Novel

Job Application errors - 5 things to avoid

Here are five of the things that have always annoyed me when short-listing job applications.

1. Poor covering letter or no covering letter

This is a missed opportunity (unless you are specifically told not to include one!) as the covering letter provides a chance for you to sell yourself and say why you want the role and why you’d be prefect for it.  299 more words

Job seeking tools for new entrants to the hospitality industry

If you are job seeking in the hospitality and tourism industry, the advisers at Springboard UK’s Career Scope can help. The Career Scope website offers links to a number of job seeking and employment tools including: 87 more words