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110 Job Hunting Resume, CV and Interview Tips

110 job hunting resume cv and interview tips from Jim Bright Here are some tips for Job Hunting, Resumes, Interviews, and Testing for 2011. As an author of job hunting books that have sold way in the 100,000s in the USA, UK, Australia, China, Vietnam, Sweden, Denmark, Italy, Japan (you get the idea), with titles like Amazing ...

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Getting Amazing Results on your resume

Amazing Resumes by Jim Bright and Jo Earl

Extract from Amazing Resumes by Jim Bright & Jo Earl, published by Jist This post covers issues to do with CV layout, and how to deal with your education and qualifications on your resume.  Before the extract is a short background to the book. Background The material comes from my book Amazing Resumes.  This book is the ...

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Oppositional Thoughts…Volume 4

Here is Volume 4 of my Oppositional Thoughts...They are designed to gently puncture some of the slightly precious life advice out there, and to complexify overly simplistic homilies, that make life appear a lot simpler than it is in reality. You can find Volume 3 here and Volume 2 here and Volume 1 here Oppositional thoughts...There is ...

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Strangling Animals? Golf? What your hobbies say about you…

Paul Simon began "have a good time" with "yesterday it was my birthday...". Well that was in the 1970s and you couldn't get your LED watches to work properly, the batteries kept running out. So we can forgive Mr Simon for being a day late with his birthday...probably waiting for Arty's card to arrive. Anywhere where ...

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Oppositional thoughts…Amusing thoughts against simplicities in careers and life Volume 2

Oppositional Thoughts…I was advised to demonstrate a good fit to get the job. So I had a hissy fit at the recruiter. Oddly it didn’t work

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Fear – the major barrier in career development

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Fear stifles some of the most important career behaviours we need to exhibit to be successful in the 21st century workplace such as flexibility, openness, persistence, curiosity, creativity, teamwork, and leadership.

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Job Hunting and dating a socially or sexually transmitted metaphor?

When I published a book in 2000 saying that job hunting was like dating (Resumes the get shortlisted, by Jim Bright and Jo Earl, Allen & Unwin), I never expected the reverse situation to occur, but apparently my esteemed Herald colleague and expert in all matters sexual, Samantha Brett, thinks so.

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