I don’t know what your individual situation is or how Covid has affected you, but I do know two things:
Firstly, everyone I speak to has some concern about their career either right now or for the future.
Some have lost their job or been furloughed; some are just really concerned about the long term future of their job; some are still...
I’m going to make a generalisation here.
Think about whether it might apply to you.
Many people find those type of phrases challenging because they go against everything you were taught and it plays to beliefs you may have picked up as a child along the lines of it being bad to boast and “you shouldn’t blow your own...
Not reaching those goals?
There are many reasons why people do not achieve their career goals - or their goals in other areas of their life for that matter!
Today I am going to are with you the 5 top reasons why that is, and what you can do to be someone that does it differently and gets results.
I mean it!
The language you use can seriously affect how you feel and the results you get.
We’ll look at the big picture, then some specific examples. before finishing with a look at the language of covid.
Here we go.
Start to pay attention to the words and phrases you use in conversation, both with others, and with...
Starting with the reality, we are in a severe situation with this pandemic and it’s affecting our whole planet. Most of you reading this will, by now, know people who have contracted the virus. Some of you will already, and I suspect many more of us will, know people who die from it.
There are many, many people whose jobs and work, and as...
Many of you will have been working at home for a while now because of the Covid-19 virus outbreak. It can be quite a stressful time when you’re either sharing a space with other family members or living and working alone.
If you want some strategies to reduce stress and stay calm and in control, check out 7 great tips in last week’s...
These are words that are part of the Careers Landscape. Organisations have an onus to look after your wellbeing and to help you be resilient and deal with stress.
But how seriously they take it is a matter of conjecture when so many people are taking time off due to stress and anxiety.
Right now, this is a...
Who doesn't want to have more fun at work?
I mean, really, it is ok to have fun at work.
Whatever the old rubbish you may have been told about work:
For instance not supposed to be fun, or that it is supposed to be hard, forget it.
You’re at work for such a lot of your time, so you need to make sure that you’re having fun,...
I keep reading statistics and hearing people say that the majority of people are not happy in their job.
You may see the same stats pop up from time to time. I find that alarming and sad because we generally spend more time at work than in any other one activity, so surely it would be great to enjoy it.
A lot us still hold what are now outdated...
I was going to call this article “How to find your Career Direction”, but I thought that if I did you might think it is just aimed at students and young people looking for their first career step.
However, this blog is applicable whether you’re just starting out or already part (or even a long) way through your career. Whether...