Tag Archives: coaching

In which I saddle up again …

After falling off my equilibrium a week or so ago I have been nerving myself to get back on the application horse. I’ve been tempted back into the saddle by another job with a virtually identical person specification to the … Continue reading

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In which I brush up my CV and hope to get shortlisted …

This post orginally appeared in Patrick Butler’s Cuts Blog on 3 November 2010 and appears here by kind permission of The Guardian. My search for work has been slow and steady rather than shock and awe. To begin with I … Continue reading

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In which I learn there is more to CVs than I remember

So you’ve got the news that the egg-timer on your current job has been upended and the sands are pouring out. What next? I spoke early on to someone who had coached me for a while. Someone independent of the … Continue reading

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