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Blogs & Vlogs

Being accused of Discrimination......

Quite a strong accusation which really really shook me to my core. And something I don’t brush off lightly, so when I received an email recently accusing me of this I was completely gobsmacked, then I felt defensive, and then I put myself in the shoes of the person accusing me of it. They must have felt either really desperate, sad or frustrated, maybe all three to accuse me. I took a big breath and did what most of us do…..I ‘Google’d it! And this is what I found:

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Why do people apply for jobs when they don’t have any, or few of the skills required to do it?

I’m starting this blog in the hope that some answers come to me, as right now I have no idea! I have just got off the phone from a candidate who applied for a Planning Managers job and the advert states “experience in a planning department within a food manufacturing environment, preferably chilled”. This candidate works in a Bank. A bloody bank.

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So many Interims……

It’s on my Friday morning swim (I must go on a Friday if I want a glass of wine on a Friday evening, that’s the deal!) that I usually get my thoughts together about what I’m going to write about and this morning once again, delivered a few ideas. But then a chat with a candidate this morning cemented the exact topic of something that I’ve been giving a lot of thought to. The Interim market.

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That's not my name.....

Today my friend Chris sent me his CV to have a look at. I opened it and the first thing that stood out was Christopher, because that’s his name, but that’s not his name in my world. We explore what name you should put on your CV if you are called something different to your birth name.

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