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Grey London Job Application - do not be boring

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16:15 PM | 12 November 2015
by Tom Withers Green
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Tom Withers Green reveals why it's vital not to be boring with your job applications having just applied for Grey London's internship scheme.

Having recently thrown myself into the 'Grey Blueprint' application, I found myself actually enjoying the process. To be honest, it would be a red flag if I didn’t enjoy the creative process whilst doing the application, because I would be embarking on the wrong career if it didn’t excite me at all. So I tried to impress Grey London with creative answers. One of which revolved around carrot cake.

The way I see it, you’re trying to advertise yourself, so I believe the way to entice the recruitment department is to treat them like a demographic you’re trying to sell to. You want them to buy into you. I implemented some classic advertising techniques with added quirkiness to impress; humour and charm the recruiter's.

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