Pirates of The Carribean actor Javier Bardem: Acting not a career, it is an opportunity for me

  He hails from a family of actors in Spain and Javier Bardem, who decided to carry forward the legacy by taking up the same profession, says he looks at acting as an opportunity. Bardem’s rich filmography boasts of collaborations with celebrated directors like Pedro Almodovar, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and Woody Allen. He won three Academy Award nominations for his roles in Before Night Falls, Biutiful and No Country for Old Men, for which he won the Oscar for the best supporting actor, besides accolades for his diverse performances. Despite…

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The Five Hiring Mistakes That Taught Me How To Recruit

I learned to recruit employees by doing it at a rapid pace in two companies. In the first company I recruited hundreds of newcomers and in the second company, I recruited thousands more. When you interview and hire huge numbers of people, you are going to make hiring mistakes. Here are five of my worst hiring mistakes — the ones that taught me how to recruit! Barney We will call my first unfortunate hire Barney. Barney applied for a job in our IT department. I was not going to be…

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Luis Suarez expresses desire to finish career at Barcelona but admits he is open to Ajax return ‘to say thanks for making me famous’

Luis Suarez wants to stay at Barcelona until the end of his career but would also like to return to Ajax, even if it is just to say thanks. The Uruguayan forward has cemented himself as one of the world’s best strikers since moving to the Nou Camp two years ago and while he signalled his intentions to stay with the Catalan giants until he retires, he knows he ‘will have to keep playing at the highest level’ in order to do so. ‘All my dreams came true at Barcelona…

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My line manager has no complaints about my work yet excludes me

Twice a week we publish problems that will feature in a forthcoming Dear Jeremyadvice column in the Saturday Guardian so that readers can offer their own advice and suggestions. We then print the best of your comments alongside Jeremy’s own insights. Here is the latest dilemma – what are your thoughts? I started work in a department about a year ago where I was told that, if I demonstrated a commitment to the job, I could progress. I worked hard, contributed to team meetings and up-skilled at every opportunity but…

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I’m lucky – my manager supports me with my depression

My line manager has raised me from a newborn, guileless graduate to a fully fledged professional through her tolerance, patience, challenge and high expectations; I am, she says, her “little protege”. She believes in me more than I have ever believed in myself. So you can imagine the difficulty I had when it came to having to disclose my mental health condition. How not to talk to someone with anxiety Read more From the age of 16, the dark cloud of depression and anxiety has hung over my head. When…

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Having a toddler left me with out a profession path. It turned into the high-quality component to occur

I’d been running as a copywriter for a year earlier than I fell pregnant. I cherished getting the tube into London’s Farringdon each morning, taking element in innovative meetings and conjuring puns all day – but I also felt ready to have a toddler. So while, at forty weeks pregnant, my settlement robotically terminated I felt each liberated and a little bit scared. fortuitously, I’d been capable of put apart a massive percentage of my monthly pay and work proper up until week 40 of my being pregnant, giving me…

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