Oxford dictionaries.com defines the word ‘limbo’ as ‘an uncertain period of awaiting a decision or resolution; an intermediate state or condition’. According to this definition ‘limbo’ has neither a negative or positive connotation. Another definition from the same source, Oxford dictionaries.com, equates limbo with ‘a state of neglect or oblivion’. It might seem appropriate to… Continue reading Being neither up nor down: reflections on job searching limbo
Why do you want this job? My pre-planned, pre-rehearsed answer was suddenly nowhere to be heard. Worn out by lack of sleep brought about by the arrival of my wonderful baby daughter my mind went blank. My mouth was dry, palms sweaty and, worst of all, my mind had gone blank. Instead of the confident… Continue reading Authenticity carries greatest weight
The simplest messages often resonate the most. Twenty plus years ago a local preacher came and addressed my High School year group. His name and the denomination he belonged to have long since escaped me; but the core message of his sermon has not. The man of the cloth said that we live in a… Continue reading Resonance and reflection: what really matters to you?
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