Our news digest this morning comes from my personal Twitter account @VShah1984. UK journalism site journalism.co.uk’s Newsrewired blog discusses how people can maximise teamwork in remote working for reporters under the ‘new normal’, with writers facing a new kind … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 11.07.2020: Still surviving the pandemic
By Vijay Shah Every once in a while, I get forwarded email on my Google Mail account from a good friend who used to live at my houseshare. They always make light-hearted reading, amusing and sometimes shocking. Today I would like to share one such email with my Brainiacs, which I received almost a couple of days ago. This message was about how life can be stressful and difficult, but that you should not let challenging situations make those precious days of your life too unbearable. There is a way to handle stress, and to detoxify the mind and body, … Continue reading JUST A GLASS OF WATER: Time to reflect!!
Interviews – they’re a necessary hazard for any jobseeker. These stressful situations make their presence felt with a sudden phonecall from human resources or an email appearing without warning in your inbox…”Your interview will take place at some random remote location at stupid o’clock with Mrs. Ivana Maykew-Cry “. When the dreaded day comes, you are frantically rummaging through a week-old pile of laundry for that one salvageable white shirt, or tearing out half your wardrobe for that fancy ‘just-for-interviews-only’ blouse. Yes, that one, the frilly light blue number. You make sure your hair is combed or permed at just … Continue reading WHEN INTERVIEWS GO HORRIBLY WRONG!! – A jobseeker’s worst nightmare