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.
Do you remember when you were bright shiny and new to the job market and applying for every job mentioning your qualifications? Only to be told you didn’t have enough experience or the necessary skills for the job. Very frustrating as I am sure you will agree. We have all experienced a very similar thing […]
How many people have a good performance appraisal experience? How many line managers feel that they are just a “HR box ticking” episode (bah humbug)? More to the point how many people actually have appraisals at work? Having spent time reviewing a large organisation’s appraisal process, it is clear that there is a no one size fits […]