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‘I’m not unemployable, so why won’t you employ me?’: Motivation levels can dwindle – and it’s not surprising, Eagle Eye

‘I’m not unemployable, so why won’t you employ me?’: Motivation levels can dwindle – and it’s not surprising

Hundreds of applications to various roles later, I’m yet to receive any feedback on any of my interview techniques, my CV’s strength or any of my abilities. I’m not unemployable and I doubt the millions of other unemployed people are.

By | Eagle Eye, Notebook | Wednesday, 23 January 2013 at 4:00 am

‘My flatmate had to remove her degree from her CV to get a job’, Notebook

‘My flatmate had to remove her degree from her CV to get a job’

For the four female graduates in residence, each morning starts with a trip to work. But while two head off to offices, two saunter to the bus stop to go to low-level jobs in the service industry – one in hospitality, and one in retail.

By | Notebook | Thursday, 8 March 2012 at 12:30 pm

An alternate CV, Notebook

An alternate CV

For the 2.5 million of us who are currently out of work, there always awaits the enervating task of recompiling one’s CV for critical view.
It leaves many, including myself, feeling more than a little deflated, having to reduce your life’s work into two pages of A4 text. In this time of uncertainty, one often has [...]

By | Notebook | Friday, 11 March 2011 at 10:30 am

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