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Targeting Fewer Jobs: Quality over Quantity

Hi Reader, This edition is a longer one, packed with information and techniques I use with clients that consistently get them to an interview. The goal here is to give away as much value as I can on this topic for free. There is a lot to digest here. In today’s job market, it is easy to think that applying for more jobs increases your chances of success. But is that the most effective strategy? Let’s dive into why a more selective approach could be your best bet for landing a job you love. 👎...
21 days ago • 4 min read
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Philosophical Career Tips

Hi Reader, In this week's edition, I wanted to share some philosophical tips to help you navigate your career with wisdom and resilience. Focus on What You Can Control Concentrate your efforts on aspects of your career that you control, such as your skills, work ethic, and attitude, rather than external factors like office politics or market fluctuations. Embrace Challenges View challenges and setbacks as opportunities for growth and learning. Embrace them with resilience and perseverance,...
28 days ago • 1 min read

Elevate your resume using impact

Hi Reader, Previously this newsletter covered digital strategy, product development, and personal improvement. The most popular topics were related to personal improvement. In December, due to the nature of my position and industry contacts, several people contacted me seeking career advice. In January, I advised 12 more people on their careers. Since February I have helped more than 50 people. It is a very fulfilling activity. This newsletter now focuses on career topics. I hope you stick...
about 1 month ago • 1 min read
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Writing develops clarity

Dec 20, 2023 Use writing to develop clarity in your thoughts. G'day! Welcome back to DB Digital. Re-launching this newsletter has been a goal of mine. I am happy to squeeze it in just time time before the end of the year. Let's dive in; Digital Strategy ➔ The first tenant of my Simple Digital Strategy is to publish content. However, even if you do not intend to publish, writing is a valuable excercise. Use writing to develop clarity in your thoughts. You can use writing to hone in on an idea,...
6 months ago • 1 min read

The Art of Spotting Typos

The Art of Spotting Typos and 4 Tips for Better Proofreading ↓ I often say, “I notice other people’s tpyos but not my own.” I even have it as a pinned Tweet. I know I’m not alone, but why does this happen? I’ve had some thoughts on this, so I decided to do a deep dive to find out more. We’ve all been there: meticulously crafting an email, only to hit ‘send’ and immediately spot a glaring typo. Frustratingly, it seems easier to spot these errors in others’ work rather than our own. But why is...
6 months ago • 1 min read

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