Has it been a while since you’ve had an interview? Do you hate being put on the spot to talk about yourself for an hour to strangers? Are you worried about embarrassing yourself by not being able to answer a question? Or worse, starting to answer a question and having no idea where you’re going with it? In this post, I talk about different ways to improve your confidence so that your nerves don't get in the way of your next big opportunity!
Do you have a generic job title that doesn't reflect what you do, what your specialism is or what you're capable of? In this post, I share some advice on what to do about this and how to tell the (professional) world what you're all about.
Guest writer and Learning and Organisation Development professional Ruth Reynolds shares her career change story of utter perseverance and determination. Find out how she went from being in a career that made her unhappy to being in one that she loves!
I’m writing a book! Eeek! In this post, I explain why and how you can keep in the loop!
In this post, I write about the recent hubbub on untapped skills in the UK workforce and what opportunities this presents to us avid doers.
In this post, I share a link to a book review I've just written on HR Zone for 'Mind Flip' by Zena Everett. The book promises to be 'The new manual for career shifters and job seekers'. But did it live up to it's promise?...
Ever heard of the advice 'What could you do for free?' in order to discover your career's direction? I write about how you can take this a step or two further for more practical results.
“If someone is finding change hard, it’s not a sign of weakness, but their brain registering discomfort with something it is not designed to like” so says Hilary Scarlett in her article for HR Zone “The impact of organisational change on the brain.” HR Zone is a good, trusty spot to read up on other …
Being in between jobs can sometimes feel like your career has been paused. In this post, I talk about the things avid doers can do to continue their professional development until they find work again.
Ever had feedback from an interview that suggested you were so close to being offered the role bar one tiny detail that you could’ve remedied, but now you’re kicking yourself for not explaining yourself properly? Here’s the most important question I ask in every interview to stop this happening again.