My career narrative always starts with my headmaster telling me “and don’t come back on Monday”! Have I got your attention, do you want to know why he said that? Of course, you do I would. Most of us will agree that stories are great, we all love a good yarn. Stories make us laugh, […]
Mindfulness is everywhere these days, but is it really as beneficial as it’s often made out be? Is it just a middle-class conceit or is it a process that will help all of us in one shape or form? This audio from the British Psychological Society will hopefully map out what mindfulness is and what […]
The question “Tell me about your greatest career strength?” is, without doubt, an interview question we all love to hate. Perhaps your line manager will ask you the question in your next performance review. Or a recruiting manager will slot it into the conversation in a future job interview. Of course, we generally have no […]
There are many misconceptions about personal branding, what it is, and what actually goes into an authentic personal brand statement. In principle, it’s a statement that represents you, your career reputation and what you stand for. When used for career development, the term “brand” is utilised as a metaphor for creating a compelling narrative, to […]
Did you know that 47 per cent of workers who would like to change career, 21 per cent of workers are looking to move careers in the next 12 months. If this is you read on.