Is more career choice a good thing?

Posted Posted in Business, Cambridge, Career Coaching, Career Path, Careers, Coaching, CV, Education, Employment, Jobs, Learning & Develpment, Power, Psychology, Resume, Small Business, Training, Work, Working at Home

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 […]

CV or not a CV that is the question?

Posted Posted in Business, Cambridge, Career Coaching, Careers, Coaching, CV, Education, Employment, Home based working, Home Office, Jobs, Learning & Develpment, Psychology, Resume, Small Business, Work, Working at Home, Working Parents

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 […]

Mental Health – The Last Workplace Taboo

Posted Posted in Business, Cambridge, Career Coaching, Careers, Coaching, CV, Education, Employment, Home based working, Jobs, Learning & Develpment, Learning Disabilities, Mental Health, Mindfulness, Psychology, Small Business, Uncategorized, Work, Working at Home

Not necessarily what will be going through your mind in terms of the last workplace taboo I am sure. You may well have your own thoughts on a workplace taboo. Or you perhaps recognise other issues that may be difficult to discuss around the kettle at work. For any people returning to work following a mental health […]

The 50+ Career Challenge

Posted Posted in 50+ Careers, Business, Cambridge, Career Brand, Career Break, Career Coaching, Career Path, Careers, Coaching, CV, Employment, Jobs, LinkedIn, Mature working, Portfolio Career, Psychology, Small Business, Work, Working at Home

Did you know that it is estimated that by 2020 a third of Britain’s workforce will be over 50? Interesting fact I think you will agree.  Now being a more mature gent, I am becoming increasingly aware of the career challenges for the “baby boomer” generation as we move toward retirement. Of course retirement is […]

The Career Transition Plan

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For many people stepping back from the day to day hectic working life is just a lovely dream. The long commute or hours travelling from one country to another allows time to reflect on a different lifestyle or perhaps a change of career direction. I guess if we were to generalise, as we move on […]