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How to apply for a post-truth position

17 April 2021

3:56 PM

17 April 2021

3:56 PM

Anyone over the age of 35 would be advised to hire a translator before rifling through the jobs section of the Guardian.

Looking for a role in education? You will need a first in doublespeak just to understand what it is you are applying for. When I clicked on a listing for an ‘Infrastructure Support Officer’ – not something I do very often admittedly – I was assailed by a tsunami of ‘comprehensive, personalised, integrated, safeguarding of frameworks and best practices’ masquerading as a ‘vibrant and cooperative environment in which to work.’

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