What Has Happened to the Saturday Job?

Now I am sure those of a certain age will remember crawling out of bed first thing in the morning for a paper round. Perhaps you had a Saturday morning or summer holiday job in a shop, restaurant kitchen or sweeping up in a factory. Whatever you did, begrudgingly or not, the paper round, Saturday & Summer jobs gave us an… Read more →

The Career Enabled Disabled

So you have a disability or have a long-term health condition and are looking to pick up your career. Perhaps starting out at work or would just like a job. Though do you feel confident employers will see past your condition. You have the knowledge, skills, experience and abilities in your CV for the role. Clearly, you are motivated, driven… Read more →

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 →

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