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13 ways to manage your boss, and why you might need to

Posted: May 25, 2017 at 2:00 pm | Author: Chris Davies

If your boss is too busy to manage you, you need to manage your boss. Here are 13 ways to do it well so you can still grow your career. If you work at a large firm you will likely have your daily tasks and job targets clearly mapped out for you. You are more likely to be managed well. It’s not quite the same at smaller firms, which is where mos...Read More

This is terrible advice for your CV, please ignore it

Posted: April 28, 2017 at 3:44 pm | Author: Chris Davies

This week, journalist Jenni Russell debunked the views of two experts that parents should worry less over their children getting a graduate job as terrible advice for your CV. Writing for The Times, she said advice that parents should allow their children more slack “might be good for the soul” but is “extremely bad news for the CV”. As ...Read More

An important lesson about job interviews you’ll never forget

Posted: April 20, 2017 at 4:18 pm | Author: Chris Davies

If there’s one important lesson about job interviews you ever learn let it be what I am about to share. Today I was speaking with my brother-in-law who told me a story about a man he met in the gym this week. The story is a familiar one but will remind us of an important lesson about job interviews. Well, my brother-in-law got talking with thi...Read More

13 things you can do to restore your confidence after a failed interview

Posted: March 30, 2017 at 11:42 am | Author: Chris Davies

Your last interview was a flop and it’s taken a toll on your confidence. No worries. Here’s 13 things you can do to restore your confidence after a failed interview. It’s normal for your confidence to take a dive after what feels like a failed interview but no interview is a failure if you extract lessons you can learn from it. Let’s look ...Read More

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