Tag: CV

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 →

CV or not a CV that is the question?

I can vividly remember a very peculiar lecture whilst studying for an MSc in Occupational Psychology. A recruiter arrived to discuss the recruitment process and the curriculum vitae (CV)/résumé sifting process. All interesting stuff. There we were sitting politely awaiting an evidenced based system for CV & candidate sifting. However, we were a little stunned to hear that his process wasn’t that… Read more →

Appraisals what are they good for?

How many people have a good performance appraisal experience, how many line managers feel that they are just a “HR box ticking” episode (bah humbug), or more to the point how many people actually have appraisals at work? Having spent some time reviewing a large organisation’s appraisal process, it became clear that there is no one size fits all formula. In fact,… Read more →

Mind the Gap – Careers after a Break

Once upon a time an old chap said to me, that a ‘career is just a job that has gone on too long”. Now this line always springs to my mind when anyone is discussing or thinking about managing their careers. Sadly says more about me than anyone else. I guess having had several “careers” (or more to the point jobs… Read more →

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