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Picking (At) A Winner (or what not to do when interviewing)

I found myself doing something that, frankly, is going out of fashion. I was with a group, discussing something worthy and I doodled. Nowadays the distractions tend to come electronically with the subtle, and often not so subtle, phone use … Continue reading

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Language lessons

We writers deal in language, its power and its influence. But it can be a trap for the unwary. I imagine all of us are capable of spoonerisms and misplaced words in our own language but the dangers of using … Continue reading

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Interview Technique

When the Lawyer began his job hunting post University, there was a certain amount of chitchat between us about interview technique – very right and proper; after all, I’d been in the business world; I could help, couldn’t I? Well … Continue reading

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A five and a six

Lisa Reiter has posted a Bite Size memoire challenge based on a roll of the dice. Six options and I only had to roll twice to get the one I wanted. Five gave me gardens – ok – and six … Continue reading

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