“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 […]

Your Compelling Career Story

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My career narrative always starts with my headmaster telling me “and don’t come back on Monday”! Have I got your attention, do you want to know why he said that? Of course, you do I would. Most of us will agree that stories are great, we all love a good yarn. Stories make us laugh, […]

The Career Enabled Disabled

Posted Posted in 50+ Careers, Aspergers, Business, Cambridge, Career Brand, Career Break, Career Coaching, Career Path, Careers, Coaching, CV, Disability, Employment, Jobs, Learning Disabilities, Mature working, Mental Health, Psychology, Resume, Work

So you have a disability or have a long-term health condition and are looking to pick up your career. Perhaps starting out at work or would just like a job. Though do you feel confident employers will see past your condition. You have the knowledge, skills, experience and abilities in your CV for the role. […]

A Very Professional Statement for your CV

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So we have had a romp through the evidence for a great CV. Now’s a good time exploring the subject that vexed a number of people when creating a new CV. That being the professional summary or statement. Or put it another way, who you are professionally and what you deliver at work. This part of […]

A Great Curriculum Vitae/Résumé……..the Evidence.

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One of the first questions clients usually ask me about is the help to create a great CV/résumé. The belief is it will get them the position or role they want, or perhaps need for their career progression. It’s generally a low impact way to seek professional career coaching support for career/job change. It can […]