Author: David Dean

Be Career Brand Savvy

Did you know the word brand comes from the Viking to “burn”. Over time the word moved on to “brand” cattle (see the connection with burning). Onward to imprinting your printed brand in the 19th century. Needless to say a bit of useless information you will probably never use again. However, we are awash with brands today, from Google, Nike, Microsoft… Read more →

The Self employed & Freelancers need appraisals too – here’s how.

Do you miss the appraisal process as a freelancer or a self employed person? You might have had a yearly appraisal at work with your line manager. The appraisal would have probably focused upon goals and objectives for the business, department and your professional development etc. If yes your company and line manager was doing the right thing by you.… Read more →

Adding Value to your Career Prospects in 2018

As the New Year is here many of us will be thinking about a fresh start at work, or that next exciting career challenge. This of course means starting the arduous job search and that dreaded interview process. However, do you know the real added value of what you do or advantage you possess? Its a question I ask my… Read more →

The Flexible Working Survival Kit

Okay lets say you may be floating somewhere on cloud nine by securing perhaps a new flexible working job, as a freelancer or starting your own business. All this allows you to work flexibly from or at home. If this is the case many congratulations. Working flexibly from or at home is one of those odd concepts to wrap your… Read more →

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