Finding Your Career Path When All Is Not Clear

 

Have the autumn mists come down on your career?

Are you unclear as to where to go or what to do next? 

The problem when this happens is that sometimes, because there is no clear way forward, no obvious path, you stay where you are.

It's a bit dull.

There's no warm feeling about it. It's a bit uncomfortable.

But hey! Its safe and it's...

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How To Stay Positive In Negative Times

 

As I write, we're in a second Covid-19 induced lock-down and many people I've been working with and speaking to are reporting some challenges staying positive.  

I'll be honest, I've experienced it too from time to time, and I think most of us do at some time in our life. As an upshot of those conversations I thought it would be useful to...

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One Job Action You Should Be Making Time For!

career cv time management Nov 04, 2019
 

Well, it’s Job Action Day today and in The Monday Munch we’re talking about the importance of reviewing your career regularly.

One of the actions that will come out of that is to keep your CV up-to-date.

When was the last time you updated your CV?

If it was recently, well done! I’m fairly confident that for most of you, though,...

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How To Fill Up Your Career Rucksack

 

I often use my expedition experiences as a metaphor for managing your career effectively.

First off, you have to prepare:

Gain the necessary skills and experience to undertake the expedition you’re planning. For example, before climbing Huascaran in Peru, at over 22,000 ft high, I’d undertaken a number of previous expeditions in...

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Three Top Tips To Help You Make Difficult Career Decisions

 

The thought of making big decisions, particularly around careers, is enough to send many people into a state of procrastination and high stress.

I notice it particularly with clients who are either students about to take their first career step, or those trying to make a career change in their 30s, 40s, or 50s.

Let me give you an example.

I was...

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3 Top Tips to Getting More Done With Less Stress

 

One thing’s for sure, if you don’t manage your time effectively, everyone else will dictate your agenda and probably increase your stress levels in doing so.

So, here are my top three tips to getting more done with less stress (and a bonus at the end):

 

1. How to arrange a meeting with someone

If you’re trying...

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