Follow your Career Dreams – A Pleasure or a Curse?

Now then I am sure most of you have heard or read the mantra from those well meaning people. To be happy in life you need to figure out what you are passionate about. You should singlemindedly pursue your dreams for your ideal job. The contrary view is that this dream of following your passions, may lead great deal of pain.… Read more →

Scheming Career Schemas

A scheming schemas, what on earth is that old man on about? Well if you are sitting comfortably then I will explain. Now the concept of schemas have been around for a while in psychology. It best describes a packet of information, patterns of thought and behaviour lodged away somewhere in our non-conscious brain. Its a handy theory as it… Read more →

When Opportunity Knocks – more Planned Happenstance Theory

  Some of us like to think we have a clear career path in our minds. A golden future off in the distance. It may be our calling, vocation or a right of passage perhaps. Many of us have our careers mapped out and know (or rather believe we know) what it will look like both now, as in a… Read more →

A Very Professional Statement for your CV

So we have had a romp through the evidence for a great CV. Now’s a good time explore the subject that vexes a number of people when creating a new CV. That being the professional summary or statement. Or put it another way, who you are professionally and what you deliver at work. This part of the CV can be designed… Read more →

A Great Curriculum Vitae/Résumé……..the Evidence.

One of the first questions clients usually ask me about, is help to create a great CV/résumé. The belief is it will get them the position or role they are want, or perhaps need for their career progression. It’s generally a low impact way to seek professional career coaching support for career/job change. It can also be perhaps a “one… Read more →

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