Appraisals

Appraisals what are they good for?

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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)? More to the point how many people actually have appraisals at work? Having spent time reviewing a large organisation’s appraisal process, it is clear that there is a no one size fits […]

50+ Careers

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

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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 […]

Business

CV or not a CV that is the question?

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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 […]