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5 Tips for Dyslexic Job Hunters

By | April 3rd, 2015|Help and Advice, Listmania, Working Life|

Looking for a new job is stressful and almost seems like a full time job in itself. But what happens when someone goes through the standard job hunt downsides and has Dyslexia? The flood of rejections, [...]

A Morning Chorus | Why mornings are the most productive time of day

By | December 26th, 2014|Working Life|

So I recently found out I belong to a group which includes Apple CEO, Tim Cook, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, George Bush Senior and Gwyneth Paltrow. Members of this group include some of the most powerful [...]

Dyslexia in the workplace Day 7

By | November 9th, 2014|Working Life|

As Dyslexia Awareness Week finally comes to a close, I'm sure you will join me in thanking all those that contributed to this series of guest posts. I'd also like to say a massive thanks to [...]

Dyslexia in the workplace Day 6

By | November 8th, 2014|Working Life|

DYSLEXIC STORIES FROM THE WORK PLACE THROUGHOUT DYSLEXIA AWARENESS WEEK In Monday's post I explained that an email from a listener called Rob was what got me thinking about doing this series of blog posts. In [...]

Dyslexia in the work place day 5

By | November 7th, 2014|Working Life|

DYSLEXIC STORIES FROM THE WORKPLACE THROUGHOUT DYSLEXIA AWARENESS WEEK One of the things I find most frustrating about being dyslexic, is when things that other people seem to breeze through effortlessly, take me immense amounts of [...]

Dyslexia in the workplace Day 4

By | November 6th, 2014|Working Life|

DYSLEXIC STORIES FROM THE WORKPLACE THROUGHOUT DYSLEXIA AWARENESS WEEK Liam was another listener that connected with me online. We talked about his experiences in the workplace that related to his Dyslexia. Since leaving University Liam has [...]

Dyslexia in the workplace Day 3

By | November 5th, 2014|Working Life|

DYSLEXIC STORIES FROM THE WORK PLACE THROUGHOUT DYSLEXIA AWARENESS WEEK I never wanted to be a blogger, the thought used to bring me out in hives. But when I started The Codpast it soon became clear [...]

Dyslexia in the workplace Day 2

By | November 4th, 2014|Working Life|

DYSLEXIC STORIES FROM THE WORK PLACE THROUGHOUT DYSLEXIA AWARENESS WEEK Today's entry for my Dyslexia in the workplace series is from a fantastic young writer called Jennifer Delaney. I originally connected with her online after coming [...]

Dyslexia in the workplace Day 1

By | November 3rd, 2014|Working Life|

DYSLEXIC STORIES FROM THE WORK PLACE THROUGHOUT DYSLEXIA AWARENESS WEEK From time to time I get emails and tweets from people that listen to the show. Some telling me that they like reading the blog, some [...]

6 Top Tips for Dyslexic Job Seekers

By | August 7th, 2014|Listmania, Working Life|

Over the last few years, the job market has been challenging for even the best of us. The stress of writing cover letters, updating CVs and filling in online forms, that timeout before you’ve had a [...]

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