Professional online presence and social media toxicity

Last week I tweeted my last tweet explaining that I was ditching Twitter. I have written a lot about the importance of online professional presence for those who want to keep up to date on what’s happening in their industry. So why this sudden contradiction? In this post, I explain all.

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.

Networking events for introverts

You can learn so much from networking events and build authentic professional relationships with new people. But for those who are more introverted or find socialising with strangers awkward, these can seem like a sort of singles’ night for professionals. In this post, I talk about how fun they can be, and the techniques you can use to get the most out of these events without the use of a single cheesy chat-up line.

Dealing with people more senior than you

Sometimes you might feel intimidated working with people who are more senior than you. As this is an inevitable necessity of working life, assessing how you react to certain people and situations will help you re-evaluate the situation pragmatically and put in place coping mechanisms.