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I had to leave the house because job application forms were making me want to claw my eyes out and tear my arms off and cry. Whyyy do I have to list my work experience in order of most recent? Nobody considering me for an admin job is going to want to know that I’m an extra and an illustrator and that I took a 3-month contract in retail, and with that crap accounting for the past 10 months so as not to leave an unexplained gap in my CV, they’ll probably have binned it before getting to the bit where I did admin-type work for 13 flipping years. curls up and weeps I’ve rendered myself unemployable and I wish I knew who to let tipsily snog me to get anywhere in television production.

But I digress. This was the black tea served at Morrisons Cafe, where I went so I could not be in the house for like an hour. Tea’s cheap and they politely don’t notice the number of extra organic sugar packets I pocketed, so that’s nice. It’s a good, strong everyday tea, and I don’t think there’s really that much I can say, given the haphazard brew it got and the fact that I chugged most of it much faster than I normally would, as they were out of kids for the takeaway cups and I didn’t much fancy taking a full cup of tea onto the tram with pale yellow canvas shoes on. That’s courting danger, that is.

MissB

It’s been about eight years since I’ve had to write a CV for a job-job, so take this with a grain of salt, however I’ve yet to use a chronological layout for any resume; I use skill-based instead, and have yet to have a complaint about it.

Sami Kelsh

I normally do too, but I’m finding more and more places stress that CVs will not be accepted and you have to fill out their application form instead – where you more or less awkwardly copy and paste your CV in the order some HR person has decided will make you look the least employable. Joy! I’m attempting a compromise by putting the most relevant experience title in boldface so it’ll, you know, stand out.

Ugh.

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MissB

It’s been about eight years since I’ve had to write a CV for a job-job, so take this with a grain of salt, however I’ve yet to use a chronological layout for any resume; I use skill-based instead, and have yet to have a complaint about it.

Sami Kelsh

I normally do too, but I’m finding more and more places stress that CVs will not be accepted and you have to fill out their application form instead – where you more or less awkwardly copy and paste your CV in the order some HR person has decided will make you look the least employable. Joy! I’m attempting a compromise by putting the most relevant experience title in boldface so it’ll, you know, stand out.

Ugh.

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My Time Lord name is the Brewmaster. Currently working on People Of Who, an exhibition of portraits of the people who made Doctor Who happen. Professional dilettante. Literary enthusiast, frustrated sometime writer. Knitter of things.

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