Wednesday, 29 June 2011, 10:08 | Category : General
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Following on from Russ’s post about how people present themselves in print on their CV, I wanted to take this one step further to consider how people present themselves in person. We all hear horror stories about nightmare interview scenarios and how dreadfully people are treated by the interviewer – but can we honestly all […]

Tuesday, 21 June 2011, 13:22 | Category : General
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A new service that mixes infographics with CVs and LinkedIn profiles caught my eye yesterday – http://www.vizualize.me/. Looks like a very interesting piece of technology, memories of the recent Intel ‘Museum of Me’<http://www.intel.com/museumofme/r/index.htm> project, but more than anything it got me thinking about CVs in general. Love or hate them, the standard CV does not […]

Thursday, 16 June 2011, 7:46 | Category : General
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Further to Marc’s recent post here on our blog, I thought I’d take a different tack on the issue of email management. I’ve read a few interesting pieces recently on this subject. On the one hand there are the ongoing management & business productivity problems caused by poor email etiquette on the part of staff. […]

Wednesday, 8 June 2011, 12:10 | Category : General
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Two recent pieces of news set me thinking. The first was PR Week’s publication of the first league table of the industry’s top 50 digital consultancies. The second was research from the Holmes Report that found that “the communications function remains excluded from the top table of senior management”. For a long time now, we’ve […]

Friday, 3 June 2011, 18:25 | Category : General
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“Do-ers/grafters needed” seems to have been the common call from agencies and in-house organisations over the past couple of months. Terms such as “get stuck in” and “nitty-gritty” have regularly been used in relation to the type of freelance support that is in demand. The Easter holiday madness seemed to push some agencies to the […]