Books are usually cheaper than courses but is this the only reason to choose them over courses to expand your knowledge? Or are the additional benefits of a course proportionate to the increase in cost?
The principles of good customer service are not just reserved for typical frontline customer-facing roles. In almost any role, and any level of seniority, there’s still a place for the skills and attitude developed from good customer service, and especially in HR. In this post, I explain why.
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.
Seen an awesome job online but your CV is a bit stale and naff? Have a read of this to learn how to easily put together a CV that has impact and increases your chances of being invited to an interview.
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.
Professional credibility sits at the core of any person, in any profession, and acts as your career’s reputation. If you’re looking for ways to establish, or even build on your professional credibility, take a look at this post where I explain how this can be done in just two steps.
One of the best ways to improve your verbal communication is recording yourself and watching it back. In my first video post, I share the benefits of recording yourself and tips on improving your confidence with your verbal communication.
When presenting HR metrics, explain what they mean, not what they are. Reciting figures is boring, unhelpful and done to death. In this post, I talk about how to present data that is insightful, provides value, and keeps everyone awake.
When you come to realise you’ve steered off course from your career or development goals, you might want to consider if your efforts have gone askew, or if your goal has evolved into something else without you realising. In this post I talk about what you can do to determine this and what to do about it.
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.