Look, no matter how hard we close our eyes, shove our fingers in our ears and screech LA-LA-LA-LA till the neighbours start throwing things, there’s no escaping the fact that the dreaded V-Day is upon us once more.
We’ve been chatting rather a lot with our pals at the New Entrepreneur Foundation recently, as they open their cohort for the next year of entrepreneurial super-stardom. But how do you know whether you’re right for such a challenge?
So, you’re making your way through the standard application gubbins – CV, check, cover letter, sparkly and fresh, when BAM. Suddenly you realise your company of choice have added something a little extra into the equation – a filter question, a job-application bouncer, to weed out the unwanted. Be happy. This is a good thing.
Want some pointers on how to nab yourself an entry-level career in the terrifyingly popular realm of film and video editing? We had the chance to speak to a chap who has literally ALL the beans – and he’s willing to spill them.
Yep – when we saw the title of Natasha Hodgson’s slideshow, we thought she was joking, too. But it happened. Because she’s stonkingly brilliant.
Personal Branding is one of the most effective ways to distinguish yourself from the job-seeking crowd, advice about it is in abundance on the Internet. The problem is, much of it is simply unusable for the majority of us at the beginnings of our careers.
Your computer is groaning under the virtual weight of applications, you’ve shortlisted some awesome candidates, and it’s time to take things OFFLINE. Yikes. Interviews ahoy.
This startup thing is really tough. It’s really, properly, brain-achingly difficult. Luckily, them internets have LOTS OF HELP for starting, running and growing a business. Now you can have some too.
If you want to lure extraordinary people in the direction of your company, the copy in your job description needs to be as enticing as a Boston creme doughnut after a week of gastroenteritis-induced fasting. Fortunately, that’s as easy as 1, 2… 7.