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In a recent live Q&A, on switching between the public and private sectors, one of the panellists said: “Getting someone else to write your CV for you, especially a CV writing business, is a mistake. I would always want to…Continue Reading

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In a flexible working arrangement, an employee has some say over how, where or when they work. Whether this involves working from home, working part-time, job sharing or having another kind of flexitime arrangement, generally workers benefit from an element…Continue Reading

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Writing a covering email to accompany your CV If your CV is attached to the email, then use the main body of the email as your covering letter. Tell the employer how you meet their key requirements so that you…Continue Reading

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The voice on the phone wants me to draw a picture of Where I’m At. I’m baffled. Where I’m at, at that moment, is in the kitchen trying to extract a tissue that’s just been through a hot cycle with…Continue Reading