Chaotic Careers

Posted Leave a commentPosted in 50+ Careers, Business, Career Brand, Career Break, Career Chaos Theory, Career Coaching, Career Path, Career Psychology, Career Theory, Jobs, Mature working, Professional Identity, Psychology, Work

Now I am sure most of you have heard of Chaos Theory in one shape or form. It may be the Butterfly effect – you know a butterfly flaps its wings, it blows my fence down.  Or perhaps the funky mathematician Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) in Jurassic Park. He’s the one that predicts the downfall of […]

Be Career Brand Savvy

Posted Leave a commentPosted in 50+ Careers, Business, Cambridge, Career Brand, Career Break, Career Coaching, Career Narrative, Career Passions, Career Psychology, Careers, Coaching, CV, Employment, Interviews, Jobs, Networking, Portfolio Career, Professional Identity, Work, Working at Home

Did you know the word brand comes from the Viking to “burn”? Over time the word moved on to “brand” cattle (see the connection with burning). Onward to imprinting your printed brand in the 19th century. Needless to say a bit of useless information you will probably never use again. However, we are awash with brands […]

The Self employed & Freelancers need appraisals too – here’s how.

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Appraisals, Assessment, Business, Cambridge, Career Coaching, Career Psychology, Careers, Coaching, Decision Making, Executive Coaching, Goal Setting, Leadership, Learning & Develpment, Organisations, Psychology, Small Business, Training, Work, Working at Home

Do you miss the appraisal process as a freelancer or a self-employed person? You might have had a yearly appraisal at work with your line manager. The appraisal would have probably focused upon goals and objectives for the business, department and your professional development etc. If yes your company and line manager was doing the […]

The Flexible Working Survival Kit

Posted Leave a commentPosted in 50+ Careers, Business, Career Path, Career Psychology, Flexible Working, Home based working, Home Office, Mental Health, Networking, Teleworking, Work, Working at Home

Okay, let’s say you may be floating somewhere on cloud nine by securing perhaps a new flexible working job, as a freelancer or starting your own business. All this allows you to work flexibly from or at home. If this is the case many congratulations. Working flexibly from or at home is one of those […]