Thursday, 28 February 2013

Interview Questions on Failure

Ever faced that tricky interview question asking for "an example of when you've failed at something"?

Do you say you can't think of one or give a pretty lame example because you're obviously a perfect employee? Or do you desperately try throw in that time old cliché of "I wouldn't call it a failure because I learnt something from it".

In most cases the later is exactly what your interviewer is looking for - it's not a test of your intelligence, it's a test of your attitude. Really, they're looking to see if you have the potential as of one of these people...

Friday, 22 February 2013

Beer beats Water after Working Out

You've hit the gym hard (or done one sit-up too many on your bedroom floor) and now you're thinking you deserve a reward. An ice cold beer would hit the spot the perfectly... but then your health conscience kicks in!

But those days are over thanks to some ingenious scientists at Granada University who have discovered that beer rehydrates the body better than water or Gatorade after a workout.

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

UK Construction PMI - January 2013

January’s PMI remained unchanged from last month’s six month low of 48.7, falling just shy of experts’ forecasts of a climb to 49.1.

Although business activity fell for a third month, primarily due to weak demand and a lack of new projects, the pace of decline in new orders eased noticeably and business outlook improved from a four year low.

Friday, 1 February 2013

Waitangi Day in London

February 6th is a date all Kiwis will know as a significant day in the history of NZ - Waitangi Day - And even though the national holiday doesn't quite reach us here in London – we've definitely got our own spin on it!