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It's not 'cultural'. If you are a jerk, you are just a jerk

It’s not ‘cultural’. If you are a jerk, you are just a jerk

Recently I was asked by one of our Sydney recruiters to join her on a client visit to a high profile Ad Agency group. I jumped at the chance because I love speaking with clients, and we were booked to meet two very senior people, both at Executive Creative Director level. We arrived on time […]

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Behave like a 'tart' if you have to, but not on LinkedIn, please.

Behave like a ‘tart’ if you have to, but not on LinkedIn, please.

I am no LinkedIn expert. But I do use it. I post status updates, I join groups, I comment in discussions, and I check backgrounds of just about every person I am about to interview or even meet. I also get lots of requests to connect, and as a result have about 12,000 connections and […]

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How did it get to be 'OK' for people to be late for everything?

How did it get to be ‘OK’ for people to be late for everything?

This post may offend some readers, recruiters or not. But only because it’s going to cut close to the bone for many. And I don’t care if I sound old-fashioned, because actually it’s nothing to do with ‘fashion’ or ‘generation’. It’s got everything to do with basic good manners and respect for other people. So […]

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