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LA Lowdown: 3 Unique LA Experiences!

Monday, 31, October, 2016 0 , , Permalink 0

If you're anything like (old) me, you will have only ever gone to Los Angeles begrudgingly after being told by some annoyingly-unhelpful Flight Centre person that there was no alternative flight path options to get to [insert dream holiday destination]. However, each time I've been to LA I have managed to progressively improve the experience, and now, I actually really enjoy it. It started with hiring a red mustang convertible on my second trip - whilst a helicopter really is the ideal LA mode of transport, if your budget doesn't permit, a snazzy car not only helps to get around, but also lets you cruise Rodeo Drive and Beverly Hills like a local (rather than like a tourist dag on a Homes ...

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5 Things Successful Job Hunters Do To Get Hired

Sunday, 19, October, 2014 0 , , , Permalink 3

Over the past 15 years, I've applied for at least 50 jobs and internships and interviewed for close to 30. Everything from a bakery, hardware store, supermarket, hospital, temping agency, engineering company to law firm. It doesn't matter what the position, there is a method to the madness of getting hired in this economy. Here are the 5 things every successful job hunter does to get hired: 1. Reach out before you dish out Over 80% of jobs are never advertised - they are usually filled internally or through existing networks, as it saves the employer time and money. So, personal connections are clearly important in the employment process. If you're responding to a job advertisement, try to make contact with someone at ...