Pushing Back – COVID-19 Redundancy Planning

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We are in the middle of a global pandemic and we all know life will never quite be the same again. Sadly for many of us, our jobs & careers will never be the same either. In the UK the Government has rolled out a furlough scheme that pays employees 80% of salaries up to […]

Your Compelling Career Story

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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, […]

Stronger Career Strengths

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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 […]

Your Authentic Personal Brand Statement

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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 […]