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Nervous about your job interview? Here is your Interview Preparation Plan

 

On a cold and drab November morning a few years ago I had a first meeting with a client. She was in her late 30s and looking to make a career move to somewhere more inspiring, a place where she would be recognised, able to progress and to move away from feeling “squashed and overlooked” as she put it.

And so, we made a plan.

I...

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Getting Your Goals Right So Happiness Does Not Pass You By

 

When we think about the future, we often think about goal setting, and most people do it at two times in their life: 

  • New year when they feel almost obliged to set a resolution of some sort
  • Performance appraisals

The first is rarely successful, New Year Resolutions. Most people do not follow through with their resolutions and the second,...

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How to know who to trust to help you with your career?

 

A question I often get asked is, how can I assist someone in finding the best source of career help for them? 

In this blog I aim to answer that question and offer a guide as to where you can find the right career support for you.

Many people I speak with and hear about are either laid off, worried they might be, or starting to question...

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Time to start calling the shots in your career?

 

This is one to really stop and think about. We’d all like to think that we are in total charge of our career. But are you really

Are you proactive in making sure you areand that you continue to do jobs that you love? Or are you just going with someone else’s flow? Perhaps the company...

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It Is Always A Choice To Stay Stuck. What will You Choose?

 

I noticed a post on a forum last week, it was from an elderly woman complaining that she and her partner had been shielding for 12 weeks and they could not even open their windows because of all the passing strangers, she expressed how inconsiderate she felt it...

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How To Confidently, Competently and Comfortably Share How Good You Are

 

"You’ll never talk your way out of that one!"

I’m not sure where that phrase originated, but in your career, actually you usually can talk your way out of it. “It” being the career situation you find yourself stuck in that you want to change.  

Almost everyone I work with has a fear of selling themselves....

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Leveraging LinkedIn To Escape The Career Net

 

I’m speaking to and hearing of many people at the moment who are feeling trapped or stuck in their career

One put it particularly succinctly: 

“It’s like I’m caught in a net and I cannot find a way to get free”. 

It got me thinking that if you are feeling stuck or trapped in...

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How To Create Your Own Career Landscape

business career mindset May 25, 2020
 

At this time when the media is full of negativity about the economy and job prospects, it is very easy to get drawn into a state of doom and gloom.

Go ahead and do that if you want to, but if you do, you should probably stop reading now because this is about creating a positive career outlook. 

This is a time to...

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Skills You Need to Navigate Any Career Fog

business career mindset May 18, 2020

As we came into 2020 the path was clear.

We could make plans for the future and see how our careers might pan out in the future.  

Or could you?   

I only ask because a lot of people work with me because they are lost in the fog and want to find a way out. They feel stuck in some way in their...

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Get Your Career Back On Track & Build The Lifestyle You Choose

business career mindset May 11, 2020
 

Wait a minute”, I hear you say, “I haven’t got a flat tyre. And anyway, what’s that got to do with my career?

Stay with me on this one, it’s a good analogy.

Imagine your career is going well. You enjoy the work, you love the people, you like the organisation. Because of that it allows you to do what...

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