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Job Adverts For Dummies

There’s a hidden skill to the art of writing a job description. Recurring themes include:

  • Obscuring the actual role under so much jargon that no-one cant work out what the job actually entails…
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This is just a personal opinion from my own experience, a personal observation of the interesting service some recruiters provide. Off course, I’m not the client and I don’t pay for their services but this shouldn’t stop them from treating everyone equally. 693 more words

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What I want to do when I grow up

“What do you want to do when you grow up?” It is sad that no one really ever asked me that question and as a result I never really thought about it.   453 more words

Begin at the beginning.


All my own teeth.

Can stand up at least twice out of every three attempts.

All things I’ve considered adding to my CV at one point or another. 192 more words


Oh, the places you won't go! Or: Fun with job boards

Modern technology makes for great convenience in job hunting but also some odd mistakes.

I’ve listed myself on various online job boards, telling them that I’m looking for work as a writer and/or editor within 25 miles of my home in Reseda, a suburb of Los Angeles. 184 more words

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Big win for the School of Physics - 3rd place out of 300 UK university teams

The IBM Universities Business Challenge (UBC) Worldwide is the world’s longest established undergraduate simulation-based competition designed to develop employability and enterprise skills and starts with 300 teams across the UK. 267 more words

You're hired! Job hunting online. Careers Matters Review

Just in case you haven’t seen it yet, I published a book with Jim Bright and David Winter on job hunting (and career building) online. 66 more words