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 […]

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 […]

The Problem Solvers “Magnificent Seven”

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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 […]