Appraisals

The Self employed & Freelancers need appraisals too – here’s how.

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Do you miss the appraisal process as a freelancer or a self-employed person? You might have had a yearly appraisal at work with your line manager. The appraisal would have probably focused upon goals and objectives for the business, department and your professional development etc. If yes your company and line manager was doing the […]

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Is more career choice a good thing?

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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 looked after horses.  You get the picture, most were pretty straightforward jobs to earn a living. However today and at the last count, there are approximately […]

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CV or not a CV that is the question?

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I can vividly remember a very peculiar lecture whilst studying for an MSc in Occupational Psychology. A recruiter arrived to discuss the recruitment process and the curriculum vitae (CV)/résumé sifting process. All interesting stuff. There we were sitting politely awaiting an evidenced based system for CV & candidate sifting. However, we were a little stunned to hear […]

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At Home at Work – Staying Healthy, Wealthy & Wise

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For many working from or at home can be an opportunity to ditch the hurly-burly and daily commute. Stuck in traffic or squeezed yoga like into train/underground carriage. The idealised thought of working at home is often lurking in the back of many people’s mind. Especially when we get that Sunday night, Monday morning feeling. […]