This: So chuffed that @howtobejobless got a dream journo job! Her blog brought laughter and empathy to media job hunters everywhere – well done! — Marie Raine (@MarieRaine) October 22, 2013 @GoThinkBig @howtobejobless Massive congrats! Will it be the last … Continue reading
There is some comfort in being rejected because you’re not good enough. The job you wanted, so tantalising and rent-paying, was never in reach. You may as well sulk that you no longer have a chance with Brad or Angelina. But being rejected when you’d have been great at the job? That’s annoying. And Amanda Mester had the perfect response.
Jobseeker Gerri Spiers is working on becoming the next “billboard hire” – but she’s using a sandwich board. With her CVs in hand, she’s popping up all over London, and most recently, in the Evening Standard! She’s hoping the publicity … Continue reading
Another contributor from the jobless #Pyjarmy, Sarah Murray has compiled a list of things the unemployed are just SO sick of hearing. Please share with your employed friends with the words “Hint hint…you insensitive oaf.” The other day a friend … Continue reading
After seeing my article on The Guardian responding to Esther McVey’s “unemployed young people could just get a job as Costa” comments, politics grad and budding journalist Victor Brown-Villedieu came up with a few recommendations for the coalition government… Following @howtobejobless‘s article … Continue reading
What do you say to that not-rare-enough species of adult who pretends the job market hasn’t changed in the last 30 years?
HTBJ reader Christie Mudie found a pretty good response. Let’s all learn it by heart…
— Christie (@christiemud) January 22, 2014
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#Pyjarmy soldier Emily Howard has a few words of encouragement for those of you feeling the sting of joblessness in the still-fresh, new year. It’s not all bad, she promises… So, the New Year may not quite have started as you … Continue reading