I have been fortunate to worked in large & small organisations for too many years to mention. In those years, I always had a wry smile to myself when anyone proudly announced themselves as an executive. Sales executives seemed always to be the most self-satisfied in this aspect. Proudly announcing […]
Did you know that it is estimated that by the end of 2022 over a third of Britain’s workforce will be over 50? Now being a more mature gent, I am becoming increasingly aware of the career challenges for the “baby boomer” generation. Needless to say, we have encountered seismic […]
Philosophy of your Career, Sucess and Failure Another great TED talk from philosopher Alain de Botton on careers, job snobbery, the “you can do anything”  & “follow your dream” culture. A culture that that will sell you a self-help book to support the sense flagging self-esteem. Feeding on the the […]
Are you someone that has applied for hundreds of jobs/roles with nothing at the end of it? Spent a lot of time researching the company, have written countless personalised cover letters to accompany your CV? Perhaps it’s weeks since your application and you have not received anything back in return […]
Did you know in the pre-industrialised world there were around 30 different jobs to do? You might well have made things such as barrels, worked leather, a potter or looking after horses for example. You get the picture. Most jobs were pretty straightforward jobs to earn a living. However, today […]