Category Archives: Business

Some more tips for job seekers…

You may remember this post from back in April:  It was timely to capture some of my thoughts whilst I was recruiting for a newly created role at work. So I have a couple of additions to the basics… 1. … Continue reading

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Some stories and thoughts around Fairfax, The Age, and 3AW

There is probably not a person in Australia who is not aware of the rapidly declining fortunes of the Fairfax group. The newspaper business seems to be in an irreversible death spiral… Story One – The Man from The Age  … Continue reading

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Writing things down

If nobody writes it down, then it never really happened… Recall of details is not one of my strengths – being aware of your “development” areas is more important than being good at everything! Keeping good notes from meetings was … Continue reading

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Investing time – Game of Thrones Spoiler Alert

 Every market research survey I read talks about people feeling “time poor” – doesn’t matter which group it is, the message is the same. We are all feeling busier than ever… Maybe working in marketing has made me a bit … Continue reading

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the beauty of teh meh…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJGuSeidtew “Meh” feels like a word born from the nihilistic gen xers who found it hard to get excited by much in the 90’s. There is much to like about the word, so I am co-opting and attributing it to … Continue reading

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A few final tips – Overcoming your fear of the Psychometric Boogeyman…

Psychometric testing… Not much fun. If you need to complete psychometric testing for a role, I can offer the following tips. 1. Preparation is everything. It has probably been a fair while since you have sat any kind of test. … Continue reading

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Being Found – Some thoughts around applying for jobs

OK, so I had some thoughts from the hiring side of the table. How about the other side? These are just things that I find important – your experience may differ depending who is on the other side of the … Continue reading

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