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.
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...
“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...
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.
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,...
One thing that is consistent in the world of work today is that it is continually changing, and that change seems to be getting faster.
It is reckoned that someone joining the workforce today will have three or four different careers, either through choice or because of changes to their organisation or industry. When I started work, had I ever...