Tag: Careers

You don’t have to crazy to work here – but…..

Alain de Botton at Future Talent Conference 2017

Philosophy of the Workplace

Now I am a big fan of the philosophy of the workplace and careers, and no better exponent of this than Alain de Botton at the Changeboard Conference 2017. Principally, Mr Botton suggests most leaders & managers are anxious and panic ridden and not grumpy or stern. We all behave like 3 year old’s at work and we might just have to admit to ourselves how hard we are to work with. Take a look at the video and drop us a line with your thoughts. Do you agree with Mr de Botton’s theories if not why?

Is Your Summer Holiday Work Ready?

So the summer is upon us, kids away from school and we are all looking forward to our time away from work. For working adults the one or two weeks (or even more if you are lucky) it’s time away from the daily working routine. The big question then is are you and your work ready for your summer holiday? Not surprisingly there… 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 →

Finding your Career Value in 2017

2017 is here and many of us will be thinking about a fresh start at work or that next exciting career challenge. This of course means starting the job search and that dreaded interview process. However, in this article I will demonstrate that its the value you bring to the business, that can make or break that next career move. It’s… Read more →

Coach Yourself…….It’s all about Balance

How many self help books about coaching yourself are there? All promise a bright new future or a happier life, there must be millions. In fact having just searched Google for “coach yourself” revealed 13,500,000 results in just 0.36 seconds. So it seems there are a great deal of people ahead of me in this queue. However learning to coach yourself, well… Read more →

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