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Why We Should All Have a Dream Job

All of a sudden, thousands of young kids want to become a Professor at the prestigious University of Cambridge in the UK.

The “Lego Professor of Play” to be precise.

Cambridge has just appointed Paul Ramchandani to the role, with a remit to examine the importance of play in education. It sounds like a pretty fun job, and I have no doubt that countless kids are justifying their h... Read More

Posted in General on 7th June 2017

Discuss mistakes

Should You Discuss Your Mistakes at Interview?

Leaving a potential employer with an overwhelmingly positive impression might be seen as the ideal outcome for any interview. They gave you the floor to sell yourself, you knew what they wanted to hear, and you sold your skills flawlessly.

A+ for impact but maybe only a B+ for authenticity.

To me, an interview is an opportunity to open up with a future employer, and show them what ... Read More

Posted in General on 24th May 2017

Kids job hunt

Do You Tell Your Kids About Your Job Hunt?

This is one of those blogs where I am simply going to ask the question.

It is not for me to tell people how they should parent their children, everyone is different, and circumstances can vary hugely. However, this question looms large in the heads of anyone who is contemplating a change in career, especially if it means moving to accommodate the change.

If you have children of alm... Read More

Posted in General on 10th May 2017

Free hugs

Great Recruiters Give Free Hugs

You know those people on the street who give strangers free hugs?

They make me smile, and I can’t help but indulge them. Some people find the whole phenomenon a little strange, but why wouldn’t you want to spread a little more harmless positivity in the world? Allowing the hugger to hug you gives them a sense of self-worth too, you know.

But what has this got to do with recruite... Read More

Posted in General on 27th April 2017

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