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Jamie Phillips

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How to Write a CV

Welcome to CV 101! Let me take you through a step by step guide to constructing a CV that is a cogent and appealing representation of your career path.   Basic Information Your full name, the city and country you currently live in, your contact details (phone number, email and…
Jamie Phillips
12 July 2018
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Why is Climate Change Still Controversial?

At the Paris climate conference in December 2015, 195 countries adopted the first-ever universal, legally binding global climate deal with the long term goal of keeping the increase in global average temperature to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and to attempt to limit the increase to 1.5°C. .  However, a report…
Jamie Phillips
20 January 2017
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Barry Oshry’s Organisation Workshop

Barry Oshry's Organisation Workshop in Brighton for people working in charities and community sector groups is part of a world-wide initiative that takes place in October each year when consultants and trainers connected to the work of Barry Oshry give their time for free in order to increase access to Oshry's work. Date: Thursday 27 October 2016…
Jamie Phillips
8 September 2016
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Interns at Oxford HR

We love the fresh perspectives Interns bring to our organisation.  Their ideas, hard work and dedication more than make up for the time it takes to provide work shadowing, supervision and learning opportunities.  It can be hard to find routes into permanent roles, or even to decide which career is…
Jamie Phillips
21 January 2016
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Office Perks

The Oxford HR team got such a buzz from meeting colleagues at our annual Christmas party that we almost wished we could have a party every day. Oxford HR Christmas Party Of course that's not possible, and anyway, parties are more special if you have to wait. However, some everyday…
Jamie Phillips
18 December 2015
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Career Advice: The Skills You Need to Get Into International Development

Overview of International Development The international development sector can be roughly divided into two areas: development and humanitarian assistance, although of course they are closely intertwined. While development is multi-faceted and difficult to define, its principal focus is poverty reduction. Poverty is a multidimensional issue: social exclusion and lack of…
Jamie Phillips
8 December 2015
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Not Getting the Job? This Might be Why

Searching for a job can be frustrating and sometimes it may feel like you’re throwing your CV into an abyss. While the only cure for job-seeking malaise is getting a job, we can offer some insights into why you’re not getting call backs. Common reasons are: Not being qualified for…
Jamie Phillips
2 December 2015
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Top 10 Tips for Interim Managers

Interim Managers are senior, skilled and experienced managers who are able to step into senior manager / director / expert roles in client organisations and add value very quickly. They need to be confident individuals, who combine considerable ability to bring fresh ideas and ways of doing things with the ability to…
Jamie Phillips
20 November 2015
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Event: Bond’s Annual General Meeting

Oxford HR is sponsoring Bond's Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Monday 16 November 2015. Following the AGM business there will be a panel discussion bringing together different perspectives on the refugee crisis. The panel: Leigh Daynes, Executive Director of Doctors of the World Sami Ramadani, lecturer in sociology and member of the…
Jamie Phillips
11 November 2015