Are you someone that has applied for hundreds of jobs/roles with nothing at the end of it? Spent a lot of time researching the company, have written countless personalised cover letters to accompany your CV? Perhaps it’s weeks since your application and you have not received anything back in return […]
Did you know in the pre-industrialised world there were around 30 different jobs to do? You might well have made things such as barrels, worked leather, a potter or looking after horses for example. You get the picture. Most jobs were pretty straightforward jobs to earn a living. However, today […]
Did you know the word brand comes from the Viking to “burn”?  Over time the word moved on to “brand” cattle (see the connection with burning). Onward to imprinting your printed brand in the 19th century. Needless to say a bit of useless information you will probably never use again. However, […]
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 […]
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 […]