This week, I took part in Volunteering Week at the Guardian. We had a visit from the bright young folks at Live Magazine and I subjected them to my thoughts on how to blog for an audience. Here’s what I told … Continue reading
It’s so annoying when a savage animal gets into your flat, especially when it’s hell-bent on chewing at you until you’re nothing but a pile of bones. I’d say it’s one of my biggest pet peeves. Luckily, late last year … Continue reading
We lost a wonderful lady yesterday. As I read through some of her wise, witty and wonderful words, I realised I really could have used her during my jobhunt. So here are a few quotes to get you through… When sadness … Continue reading
Impossible standards have, I’m sure, plagued every generation. Women have always had Hollywood and the Virgin Mary to make them feel inadequate, and men have always had an increasingly complex “man-up” culture compelling them to hide their emotions and die … Continue reading
CVs are difficult to get right. But a good place to start is using words on them.
…this would be it.
Jobseekers! Graduates! Recent procurers of positions! Lend me your ears. I’ll give them back, I promise. Please, come on, sit down, I have to tell you something really really important and I don’t want to have to take your ears … Continue reading
BuzzFeed UK’s Luke Bailey collated a few charts that sum up rather LOLSOB-ly the perils of looking for work… 1. The brutal cycle of needing a job. 2. The reality of trying to find jobs to apply to. 3. The key reason you’re … Continue reading