Insider CV writing tips and application advice

I am writing as someone who has supported recruitment panels in different institutions and worked in an International HR department. I have seen hundreds of CVs (resumes), good and bad. Based on what I have learned, here are my essential tips to avoid making common CV mistakes. Choose a consistent style, which reflects your professional […]

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Why I am learning Spanish

After the EU referendum, I was was heartbroken and was compelled to feel more connected to Europe. I had a hen party booked in Madrid, so my act of  Brexit rebellion was to learn Spanish. I downloaded Duolingo and it turns out revenge is a quite good motivator to master a language.   The app […]

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Annoying flatmates

I have lived in plenty of flat shares around the UK. Here is a list of some of the more bizarre flatmate behaviour I have witnessed.  These are all true stories, which I can laugh at now but found absolutely infuriating at the time. People are weird. When I was a student, one flatmate worked in […]

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My new year’s resolutions for 2018

This blog is a Christmas present to myself as a form of therapy to get over a very challenging 2017. I have spent the past few days off thinking of ideas that I can work on in the new year. The list below will be future blog topics. Let me know if you have any […]

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How to find your yoga motivation when dealing with depression

So you have been to a few of yoga classes, you know it is great for your mental health and you know you should make a regular thing of it. Here’s some tips on how to make it a habit. Schedule a regular weekly class and time at home in the mornings to get you out […]

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