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An ‘alternate’ answer to why are you the best person for the job?

I was interviewing for a new job recently and after covering the three questions I’d prepared answers for, we got talking and I was asked the non-assessable question “Why are you the best person for this job”. Me of all people should have an answer for that, but, in the moment I went slightly left […]

The Days of Government Jobs for the Team are Gone

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In times long passed, history and folk lore say that government jobs used to be almost certainly be given to a government employee, probably in the team. Government Jobs – A Long Time Ago MERIT was known in some places as an acronym for Mates Elevated Regardless of Intelligence or Training. Government Jobs – Here […]

Avoiding Selection Criteria Ageism as Unconscious Bias

In the almost post COVID world we live in, job markets are increasingly competitive, supply of workers is reducing and completing a competitive selection criteria is more important. Employers can choose to be choosy and suggestions of selection criteria ageism are increasing. 50 is the new 60 when it comes to defining ‘older worker’ A […]