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How to be more memorable at interview
Daily Mail piece on how to stay in an interviewer’s memory.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-4298082/Top-10-tips-memorable-interview.html

Life outside London
Metro – reminding readers that there is a working life outside London
http://metro.co.uk/2017/03/09/why-moving-out-of-london-might-be-the-best-thing-for-your-career-and-your-life-6495794/#like-6495794

How smart people undersell themselves at interview
https://community.mbaworld.com/blog/b/weblog/posts/how-smart-people-undersell-themselves-at-interview-and-fall-back-on-standard-clich-s

Avoiding rookie mistakes in a job search

5 rookie mistakes to avoid when job searching

Interview on Share Radio on job interviews:

The Tonic – tips for older job applicants

‘We don’t hire people like you’: what happens when you’re out of work and 50-something

TotalJobs – What interviewers see and hear

What interviewers see and hear

MBA World – Authentic Networking: Why ‘sell yourself’ may be the least useful advice you’ll ever receive
https://community.mbaworld.com/blog/b/weblog/posts/authentic-networking-why-sell-yourself-may-be-the-least-useful-advice-you-ll-ever-receive

John Lees is featured in this article on resilience:

How to cope with anything

How to cope if everything in the interview goes wrong:
http://advice.careerbuilder.co.uk/posts/messed-up-at-interview-how-to-recover-the-situation

How to ace your interview presentation and get the job:
http://advice.careerbuilder.co.uk/posts/how-to-ace-your-interview-presentation-and-get-the-job

My blog piece for The Guardian on the etiquette of following up if an interview went brilliantly
https://www.theguardian.com/careers/2016/aug/09/the-dos-and-donts-of-job-interview-follow-up

My blog piece for Harvard Business Review about whether it’s dangerous to look for a job you will love…
https://hbr.org/2015/04/stop-fantasizing-about-the-perfect-job

What work will make you happiest? Try my online quiz at http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/nov/11/-sp-questionnaire-what-job-would-make-you-happiest

Quoted in a piece on career happiness for Global Matters, a blog from the London School of Business & Finance
http://www.lsbf.org.uk/blog/news/education-careers/what-creates-job-satisfaction/84075

James Curran’s podcast interview with me focused on my book ‘How To Get A Job You Love’:
http://www.graduatejobpodcast.com/love/?fb_action_ids=10153307188868982&fb_action_types=og.likes