The interview process is brutal. I’ve never met anyone who looks forward to it or gets misty-eyed when it’s over. It helps to know you’re not alone and to see the humorous side of feeling exposed and vulnerable, as this post demonstrates so well. It’s so unfair really. In an environment where companies are competing for talent, shouldn’t prospective employees be conducting the interviews and assessing which company would best align with their career objectives?
Growing up and entering the real world can be a confusing and overwhelming process.
A big part of becoming a fully-functioning adult is finding a job, which would be fine if it weren’t for the fact that finding a job can be quite hard.
Sometimes, looking for a job can feel like searching for a needle in a haystack and, when you finally locate the needle, another slightly more qualified person comes along with a big massive magnet.
Other times, it can feel like trying to find Wally in a ‘Where’s Wally?’ book.
But you’re up against a guy who already has contacts in the business.
I have been looking for a graduate job for a while now and am therefore quite familiar with the application process.
A lot of job applications begin with a CV.
A CV is a summary of professional and academic achievements but it might be better described as a Verification…
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