Monthly Archives: October 2011

How long?

Sometimes when people are made redundant, and are given redundancy pay, it can be tempting to take a mini-holiday and delay job hunting until the money has run down. This is usually a mistake. If you are without a job … Continue reading

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Famous Reds – Shane Williams

Could not resist the BBC’s tribute to Shane Williams  

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Famous Reds – Wales Rugby Team

Part of an occasional series on Famous Reds. And it was not going to be Manchester United in the week they lost 6 – 1 to Manchester City at Old Trafford! So (and it may be a surprise given some … Continue reading

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The Cover Letter – T bar

When responding to a job advertisement, your cover letter is as essential as your CV, and forms part of a package. It should generally be typed on good quality paper, either white or possibly cream. The only slight exception might … Continue reading

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Scrapping Unfair Dismissal Laws?

A report by Adrian Beecroft for Downing Street, leaked to the Daily Telegraph, suggests scrapping unfair dismissal laws to make it easier to remove non-performing workers. Stand by for huge controversy, not least within the Coalition! This blog is not … Continue reading

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Raging Bull Phil Vickery

A couple of days late, but congratulations to Phil Vickery on winning Celebrity Masterchef, details here. Now this Phil Vickery should not be confused with the Phil Vickery who is a TV chef (and married to Fern Britton). This one … Continue reading

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