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, […]
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.
If you are anything like me, some problems seem to hang around like a bad smell and never get dealt with. They can feel too big, too daunting and very tricky to solve. Perhaps they keep us up at night or occupying time when we ought to be doing other things. So its no surprise […]