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!
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.
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.
In this guest article, Richard Clements from Clear Cut Selection writes about the importance of strong communication skills in job interviews, and provides pointers on how to improve for your next interview.
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.
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.
In this post, I pull out particular elements of Agile I like as an avid doer and explain how they can be applied at work and to your career management.
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.
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.