Can a Portfolio Career work for you?

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Now you may or may not have heard of a portfolio career before. Wouldn’t blame you in the slightest if you hadn’t. In fact, I am sure a lot of working people may not have heard of or even known they existed.  The big question is, do they exist, what are they and who are […]

Is it Time to Take a Small Bet on your Career?

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So you are feeling stuck going around the same circle at work and in your career. Of course, everybody feels like this at some point in their working lives. There may of course be uncertainty in your job due to the fallout from the pandemic. You know you should try to figure it all out, […]

Creating a Meaningful Career

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(Five minute read) Have you ever asked this profound question at your workstation, what makes me happy and what really makes my work worth doing? Philosopher Plato believed that we are in constant search of a profound sense of purpose and meaning. On a personal quest to ultimately lead a satisfying and fulfilling life. Cultural […]

“So, tell us about yourself?”- What to say, when and how

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When it comes to a job interview, you will probably have to answer a version of the age-old question, “So, tell us about yourself.” This simple interview question can fill many people full of dread, and constantly ask themselves “how much shall I tell them and about what?” Interviewers seem to love asking this question […]

Zig-Zag Career Paths

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Would you describe your career as linear, a very nice straight line in a particular job or profession? Or like mine and many others, a bit of a zig-zag and haphazard career path? Having been at work now for more years than I care to remember, I have had a number of different careers and […]