Career management book update: 07

Yay! My first real book is finally published! In this final book update post, I talk about the final weeks leading to launch, how I'm going to celebrate, and what I'm going to do next.

Career management book update: 05

Whoop! I've finished the first draft of my book! In this post, I talk about the last hurdles I had to jump, how formatting the manuscript is a lot more faffy than applying Arial 12pt to all text, and a hint of when to expect the book to hit the shelves.

Ask (guest article)

In this guest post, HR Business Partner Ankita Poddar explains how asking for what you want is a competitive advantage in today's world, and sets a challenge to get you asking more.

Book review: ‘Mind Flip’

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?...

Finding time for CPD

We all know the benefits of CPD activities, and the opportunities they can bring to your career. But finding the time to do these can be hard to fit in a busy schedule. In this post, I talk about how you can find the time on an ongoing basis.

The job litmus paper test

Having figured out how to handle your multiple interests, the sort of work culture you want to work in, and what motivates you professionally, I talk about how to combine these to form a job litmus paper test to help you steer yourself towards job satisfaction.

Professional motivation

Knowing what motivates you in terms of your career and professional life helps you align your actions and behaviours to what you really want - even if you don't know what sort of job you want to do. Learn how to assess yourself in order to get closer to job satisfaction.