Childhood memories, Top picks and what I’m reading to celebrate Roald Dahl Day.
I’ve never met any one who hasn’t been introduced to Roald Dahl. For most, if not all of us here in Britain we were taught about his work during our school education. To celebrate Roald Dahl Day 2018 I’ve put together just a little of my own experiences with his writing throughout my life.
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Find out which upcoming book release holds a place on my never-ending TBR…
Can’t Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme run by Wishful Endings and previously Breaking The Spine. We’re here to spotlight upcoming releases and tell you what we’re most excited to read. Want to join in? Let @Tressa tell you all about it.
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Appearance could be the deciding factor between an offer or a rejection, here’s my advice on how to dress for success at interview..
What you wear to an interview can be equally as important as what you say, the wardrobe choices you make a silent statement to your interviewer. You could answer every question perfectly and be ideal for the position but don’t forget…
THIS IS A COMPETITION!
If other candidates match you point for point then appearance could be the deciding factor between an offer or a rejection.
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If I can convince you to buy just one book this year, please let it be this!
‘Too little information and you’re blind, too much and you’re blinded.
You may have seen me mention The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle (titled The Seven ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle in the US) oh only about 5236 times so far this year. Nothing I write here will do this book the justice I think it deserves, it’s definitely my favourite book of the year so far and I’m pretty confident it will keep my number one spot.
If you haven’t heard of The Seven Deaths yet take a look at the synopsis below:
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Maximize your chances of successfully gaining the employment you seek.
Interviewing is one of the many responsibilities in my role as a manager. In my career thus far as an applicant I’ve attended eleven interviews in person and taken two over the phone with an 85% success rate.
As an interviewer I’ve conducted over fifty in the past twelve months at a hire rate of 40%. According to my HR associate I have the most rigorous screening process as well as being the most difficult manager (out of the six of us) to impress.
I’m going to share what I’ve learned about the interview process through my experiences as an applicant, employee and employer. Some of these points may seem obvious and I really hope they are, but since each of us have access to different resources perhaps mine can teach you something new.
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