Category: Career Psychology

Celebrating Mature Aged Working

We all know that the job market can be challenging for everyone regardless of life stage we find ourselves in. Clearly motivation and how you feel about recent events. For example a redundancy or losing a job you loved, may well impact on your ability to bounce back. Needless to say you may not necessarily feel positive about getting back… Read more →

Chaotic Careers

Now I am sure most of you have heard of Chaos Theory in one shape or form. It may be the Butterfly effect – you know a butterfly flaps its wings, it blows my fence down.  Or perhaps the funky mathematician Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) in Jurassic Park. He’s the one that predicts the downfall of the park through a version… Read more →

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 →

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