Back in November, I created a Job Application Tips In 60 Seconds series on my YouTube channel and now as we head into a new month/year/decade you might be thinking about applying for a new job. I have summarised the five videos below, let me know if you find the advice useful! THE COVER LETTER … Continue reading Job Application Tips in 60 Seconds
New video out on my YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5fTuzufK3M&feature=youtu.be In this video, I explain how I got a job at EA as well as provide advice for getting into the wider games industry. Enjoy!
Back in January, I set a goal of launching a YouTube channel. After 8 months of procrastination, I'm pleased to say that today I did it! I had been putting this off for so long using excuses like I don't have the right equipment, I don't know what editing software to use, I don't have … Continue reading I Launched A YouTube Channel!
When I joined Electronic Arts in September 2017, it meant saying goodbye to my life in Central London. Getting the tube to work every day meant I could blast through so many books and articles (I was one of those people who would read my Kindle one-handed even when crushed between a few dozen other … Continue reading Guest Appearance on the Talk Talent To Me Podcast
Louis L’Amour - “Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on” My sister Becky has been suffering from Ehlers–Danlos syndrome for the past 4 years. It’s an incredibly debilitating condition and one where we know very little about the cause or, more importantly, the cure. It’s a … Continue reading Why You Should Write (Even If No One Reads It)
Joe Gebbia (Co-Founder of Airbnb) - “You use it yourself; you eat your own dog food. Every time we do that, we discover something that we can improve” I want to be clear from the start that “dogfooding” is a metaphor and I won’t be held liable for any recruiters who, after reading this article, use … Continue reading Why Recruiters Should Eat Dog Food
In November 2018 I hopped on a plane to Berlin to present at Tech Rec 2018; a conference “dedicated to tackling challenges in finding and hiring tech talent”. This was the first time speaking at a conference abroad and I was so freaking excited! My talk wasn’t filmed so instead I’ve written a summary with my … Continue reading How Are New Technologies Affecting Hiring At EA?