Nifty Networking

Posted Posted in Business, Cambridge, Career Coaching, Career Narrative, Careers, Coaching, CV, Employment, Jobs, Learning & Develpment, Networking, Psychology, Uncategorized, Work, Working at Home, Working Parents

I sure you’ve heard on the grapevine that most vacancies and job opportunities are never advertised. There is very little evidence to back this statement up of course, but anecdotally it kind of makes a lot of sense. In fact, there is an arbitrary figure of 75% of jobs are gained through networking and who […]

Weird Careers and Planned Happenstance Theory

Posted Posted in 50+ Careers, Business, Cambridge, Career Coaching, Career Path, Career Theory, Careers, Coaching, CV, Decision Making, Home based working, Jobs, Mature working, Organisations, Planned Happenstance, Problem Solving, Psychology, Resume, Small Business, Teleworking, Training, Uncategorized, Work, Working at Home, Working Parents, Zig Zag Career

Ever wondered how you ended up in the job or career you have presently? Was your career planned out with a prescribed course and action plan? Are you still doing the job you set out to do when you left university or school? My guess is not. My work with clients constantly reminds me of a career theory that […]

Follow me I am right behind you? A Leadership Question

Posted Posted in Business, Cambridge, Career Coaching, Coaching, Formal Leadership, Group Leaders, Informal Leadership, Leadership, Leadership Styles, Organisations, Power, Psychology, Work

Hopefully the irony of the title “follow me I am right behind you” is not lost on those that have experienced leaders in the workplace both good and bad. Needless to say, we witness good leaders that have the seemingly innate ability to influence ours and others, thoughts, behaviours and actions. We enthusiastically rally behind their vision, beliefs […]

Is LinkedIn your new CV/resume?

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

Following on from the recent blog on face-to-face networking and how important getting you out and about is for your career, the question now is, has LinkedIn become the new CV/resume? Of course well crafted & up to date CV/resume is primarily a historical document of your experiences, skills, abilities & competencies etc and is still necessary […]