Managing Your Career Goals – Without You Even Knowing

Posted Posted in 50+ Careers, Appraisals, Business, Cambridge, Career Brand, Career Coaching, Career Path, Career Theory, Careers, Coaching, Decision Making, Employment, Goal Setting, Jobs, Nonconscious, Organisations, Primed Goals, Problem Solving, Psychology, Work

You know when you get really interested in a subject, things just seem to pop out of the woodwork without you even noticing?  Like when you have bought a new car and you start to notice all the cars same as yours. Same colour and same model etc. The motivation, goal or the drive to […]

Flexing Your Workplace Strengths

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Asking job seekers and career developers to describe their workplace strengths can elicit some weird and wonderful answers. From being a leader, a good listener, a comedian or even just a nice person are just a few of the answers. There are countless lists of career or workplace strengths online that you are expected to […]

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 perhaps. 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 […]

Adding Value to your Career Prospects

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As the New Year is here many of us will be thinking about a fresh start at work, or that next exciting career challenge. This of course means starting the arduous job search and that dreaded interview process. However, do you know the real added value of what you do or advantage you possess? Its […]

Scheming Career Schemas

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Scheming schemas, what on earth is that old man on about? Well if you are sitting comfortably then I will explain. Now the concept of schemas has been around for a while in psychology. It best describes a packet of information, patterns of thought and behaviour lodged away somewhere in our non-conscious brain. It’s a […]