Trying to jump through bureaucratic hoops.

So, as with any time that you want to deal with the Government, Yesterday was spent going from desk to desk, phone-line to phone-line and then desk to desk again, in a mad attempt to complete our registration process. However, even though we had been assured that we would be able to register at this address, it turns out that we … Continue reading

The things I didn’t know about resumes

So, today I received an interesting email from a recruiter: Can you rewrite your CV in the  format attached so that it will be accepted by our computer system? After reviewing your CV manually we think you’d be eligible for a role but we can’t upload your CV to the system to compare you against other candidates. … Continue reading

The Stingy Budget’s best friends.

I don’t know about you, but when I’m low on funds I like to budget everything! And I mean everything! So what happens when the budget suggests that you will struggle to feed yourself? What do you do? Do you call for help?  Maybe, but not yet. Do you spend hours at the internet café filling out over … Continue reading

So, I’m still looking for a job.

Having recently been accused of not being experienced enough in the things that I’m awesome at! I think my CV needs some work – I wonder how many jobs I’ve missed out on because people are finding my CV hard to read? You see, I’m pretty damned good at a lot of things, I’ve been … Continue reading

Looking for a Job…

Okay, so contrary to popular belief looking for a job after you’ve arrived is easy… Getting that job however is hard. Some people just don’t seem to want to fill the role that they are trying to fill. I recently applied for an internship that by all accounts was possibly one of the best internships going … Continue reading

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