Rounding Out A Bit… In Your Career

It happens to most of us. As we settle into life, especially into the middle years, we have a tendency to, as they say, round out a bit in the middle. When you’re younger, you want to be slim, fit, what we think everyone finds attractive, but you realize later on, filling out a bit isn’t the worst. It should be the same in your career. Lots of people start their careers wanting to be that lean and mean worker, doing something well and hoping it brings the spotlight on…

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The Job Interview review: we all need a bit of Lorraine in our lives

I love Lorraine. That’s all there is to it. Lorraine Kitchen, head of human resources at Low Cost Vans, a small vehicle leasing company in Neath, south Wales, is my hope and my salvation. She takes part in the first episode of The Job Interview, Channel 4’s new documentary series, which puts fixed cameras in an office in Westminster and then runs the hell away, to let the stress, horror, potential humiliations and possible delights unfold as unaffectedly as possible. The jobs are real, the companies are real, the ads…

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