Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Apprentice – Episode 11, “Close Shave”

It’s hard to believe, but we are at round 11 of this year’s show and the final is just a few days away. So, what has big Al got in store for the contestants this week?  The remaining 5 are beckoned to Burlington Arcade over in Mayfair, an original shopping centres, opened way back in […]

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Just what does a Human Resources Manager do?

Gaining and retaining a competitive edge plays a huge part in any organisation’s success. Of course, there are many facets in achieving this success, but one of the key cornerstones to any business’s longevity is employing and maintaining the right individuals. This is why, certainly in larger organisations, the role of the HR manager is […]

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100 Funniest things we’ve read on a CV: Part 2

In the first 50 of the funniest things we’ve read in a CV I included someone listing an achievement on their CV as sober, another listed their skills as speaking Italian and Spinach and someone else stating they were a ‘rabid’ typist. Below is another collection of 50 classic CV faux pas, enjoy! 51. JOB HISTORY […]

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The Apprentice – Episode 10, “Deal Or No Daily Deal”

We are in the final straight.  Its week 10 and only 7 remain to fight it out for the Lord’s quarter of a million pound investment. This week the teams are tasked with coming up with some high end deals that can go on the London daily deals website Keynoir for 24 hours.  The team […]

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The Apprentice – Episode 9, “Well and truly corked”

Welcome to week 9 and the final 8 are awoken with the larks and head to St Pancreas station, home of Europe’s longest champagne bar, which is supposed to be impressive apparently. Anyway, the team’s task this week is to bring British sparkling wine to the forefront of the nation’s psyche. Good luck with that, […]

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The Apprentice – Episode 8, “Has Britain got talent?”

We are going all arty for this week’s task as the teams are tasked with finding a couple of ‘street’ artists and selling their work to the uber-trendy mob of the east end of London. With her fantastic efforts in sprucing up charity shop furniture from a couple of weeks back, Gabrielle has grasped the […]

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The Apprentice – Episode 7, “Smell the Strategy”

Its business by numbers again, as this week the teams will be buying more junk and selling it onto a junk-hungry pubic who will seemingly buy anything. Jade has stepped up or rather ordered to do so by Alan, and taken charge of Phoenix and bird-nest barnet Nick grabs the helm over in Sterling. This […]

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