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Like an ice-cream dropped on the ground

Do you remember, back in the days, those musicians in their 20s who would refuse to make money by playing mainstream music? You must have met at least one of them. Ten or twenty years later, they are working ...
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Why Italians are everywhere

It wasn't an attempt to be listed in the Guinness World Records. It didn't involve any sort of competition or social media challenges, like - you know - these (usually French) individuals who live one year wit...
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What rats taught me about humanity

At some unlucky point in my UK life, I was living in Bromley, Kent. The place was a tiny ground-floor flat covered in damp and mould whose double-glazed windows served no functional purpose when it came to pre...
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The 10 most read articles in 2019

The Shortlisted Magazine wishes you all a very Merry Christmas and brings together the 10 articles you liked most in 2019 ^_^10. How to style your hair for a job interview It sounds like the stupidest of...
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Story of my life

Not many people have heard this story, and I’m sure the guy I’ll be talking about doesn’t even remember that day. Sure thing, he won't care. At the time - and the time was Spring 2015 - my personal London rat ...
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29 ridiculous job interview cartoons

Thought you've heard pretty much everything when it comes to scandalously stupid job interview questions, sinister recruitment practices, HR monsters and so on? Are you starting to believe in the motivational c...
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All the rules I broke to meet Take That

In my opinion, what you can and should be reasonably willing to do to snag an autograph of your favourite celebrity includes: 1) doing high-speed car chases 2) climbing hotel walls 3) hiding in a bush 4) pr...
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When random people insult your profession

There was a time when I was working as a resume writer and was quite good at it In my resume writing career, I had more than 100 happy clients (apart from one who was a fucking prat) and helped people in real ...
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The day I didn’t interview Lord Sugar

We both stand behind his office door in silence, waiting for him to let us in. We don't even bother acknowledging each other's presence. The more I contemplate her spotty face and exaggeratedly upright postur...
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How to open an ice-cream shop in Italy

Very Italian style. It is freezing as hell and I just want to go home - but I'm already home. This is my Rome and I'm in Via Nazionale, a busy shopping street packed full of tourists, similar to Regent Stre...
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How to work for Santa Claus in Finland

Twelve years ago, right after graduating with a BA in Whatever, I packed a school backpack with: - A Lonely Planet travel guide - A portable cassette player - A black winter coat - Wool jumpers and cardigan...
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Why I quit selling CV writing services

I know it sounds fashion-bloggy, but when -I launched this website and the CV writing business that was attached to it back in 2015, I could have never predicted that so many people would trust my advice for th...
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How to make mistakes

There was this guy I once almost fell for who liked to use the word failure all the time. But if you looked at him, you wouldn't see any failure whatsoever. His life has always been nothing but a rapid success...
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How to style your hair for a job interview

I was blonde, and then I was ginger, and then I was blue-black, and then my hair turned into a creepy colour mix, and then I finally went back to my original colour, brown. What I learned from dying my hair al...