Take That Everything Changes signed album cover

Would you do THIS 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...
Cartoons and funny comics about recruitment process and job interview
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29 job interview cartoons from your life

Thought you had 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 ...
No, you can't funny meme cartoon

When random people insult your profession

There was a time when I was working as a resume writer, and I was quite good at it. Each time a client would get the job, that would shamelessly make my day. Within my resume writing career, I had more than 1...
Pencil sketch caricatures and portraits of workplace people in black and white
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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...
Ignore everybody and everyone funny red cartoon

Very unconventional career advice

I have been living my life intentionally and happily ignoring the world of podcasts. It has always been my belief that ears are made either to listen to music or to do not listen to unwanted life advice from y...
Ice-cream or I scream funny and cute cartoon

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...
The joy of not being sold anything by Banksy

Why I quit selling CV writing services

I know it sounds cheesy and 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 me and...
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Merry Christmas!

The Shortlisted Magazine wishes you all a wonderful and merry Christmas ^_^ © The Shortlisted - 2019...
Baloon girl, With Syria, by Banksy

How I saved the world entire. With a CV

Once upon a time, a girl was trying to fix her broken heart by helping refugees and asylum seekers get a better life in general, and a decent job in particular. When she started volunteering as a CV writer and...
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Story of my life

Not many people know about this story, and I’m sure the person I’ll be talking about here doesn’t even remember that day. Sure thing, he won't care. This happened in SW London, in 2015. It was nearly Spring. ...
Little girl jumping rope in a violet orange sunset

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 is nothing but a rapid succession of person...
Girl with plaits funny cartoon

How to style your hair for a job interview

In my life, I have gone blonde, ginger, blue-black, highlighted and I then got back to brown (and yes, I was awfully ugly with ginger hair, but you know, I was 14 at the time and I didn't understand anything), ...
Theresa May caricature cartoon and UK flag

Wake me up when May ends

I've always dreamt about having, you know, a catchy surname. Mine is not sexy at all, and it also contains my unfavourite consonant ever, the g. But at least I'm not named after a stupid Spring month of the ye...
WTF cartoon with Snapchat ghost

Can you use Snapchat to get a job?

Yes. Snapchat does exist. And no one asked for my opinion. As I was seriously wondering what the hell it is, how someone aged over 12 would use it and whether you can benefit from the tool to get a job, I rand...
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How to be a successful passive candidate

After about one million years since we decided to do this interview, I finally got this girl on Skype. She has been kidnapped by a very blond and very German boyfriend, so she is currently living in Munich. He...
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Why do you want to change your job?

“So why do you want to change your job?” This is a question every proper recruiter will ask – so just make sure you don't say the truth. Chances are that they'll ask you this towards the end of the job interv...
Why September sucks funny illustration cartoon

Why September is the worst month

September, bloody September. If you wonder whether I must have attended a U2 live show recently to come up with this pathetic line, the answer is yes. I was dying to tell everybody how great seeing Bono &...
Que sera sera cartoon with quote

Summer playlist: 9 songs for job seekers

I warn you I am very bad at this, as I am so girlish when it comes to music and a kind of work-addict, but this needed to be done so you'll have a little summer playlist to keep your creepy sense of humour aliv...
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When they turn Brexit into bullshit

I don't know if it's because I come from the country of Mussolini or because I don't mind saying that what China has been doing to Tibet is disgusting (and also that Primark is not a good reason to avoid admitt...
Olympics game funny logo and symbols cartoon with smiles

Who are you really competing against?

Do you know all that positive thinking crap like it's not the winning but the taking part that counts? You know that stuff created by losers for losers just to generate more losers? Now, get this. Let's say th...