Wednesday, 24th April 2019


Welcome to The Zoo Lounge, a diverse collection of films and videos, podcasts and articles about all sorts of industries, interview techniques, political posturing, announcements or just inspiring stories. Some funny, some informative and some slightly dull, but all might provide a little help here and there in deciding what job to pursue, how to pursue it and hopefully, how to successfully get it.


Advertising man, 24, dies of heart attack brought on by being overworked

An overworked Chinese advertising employee died of a heart attack in his office at the age of just 24. Li Yuan had been working till 11pm every night at the Ogilvy & Mather China offices in the month before he died.MORE >

Posted on 03 June, 2013

British Army Hiring While Firing Thousands

The army is undergoing a new drive to get more young people to join the Army. The campaign called Step Up features a short TV ad which shows the life of a soldier through his or her boots. The aim is to persuade up to 10,000 young men and women to sign up for duty in the coming year.MORE >

Posted on 03 June, 2013

Angelina Jolie has double mastectomy

Angelina Jolie has undergone a double mastectomy to reduce her chances of getting breast cancer. In a heart-felt article in the New York Times the 37-year old mother six has explained her reasons for having the surgery.MORE >

Posted on 14 May, 2013

JCB records highest ever profits in 2012

JCB has announced its largest ever recorded profits with a £10m profit from 2012. The turnover in 2012 was relatively static, however the company has experienced a huge level of growth in a number of countries recently which has been a massive boost. For example, a £63m factory was opened in Brazil in September 2012 and trade doubled in Africa and rose by 12% in the Middle East.MORE >

Posted on 15 April, 2013

£3m scheme to put Olympics-style volunteers in London schools

A new scheme has been put into action today where Olympic-style ambassadors will be placed in schools across London. The pink and purple-jacketed Team London volunteers will encourage pupils to take up activities like planting trees and visiting the elderly.MORE >

Posted on 20 February, 2013

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