Covid-19 – The Working at Home Plan

Posted Posted in Business, Cambridge, Career Coaching, Careers, Coaching, Education, Employment, Home based working, Home Office, Jobs, Mental Health, Mindfulness, Psychology, Small Business, Technology, Teleworking, Work, Working at Home, Working Parents

Needless to say, we are in the middle of unprecedented circumstances due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Infections are on the rise and you may be one of many who can or are being asked to work at home. Not stuck squeezed yoga-like into train/underground carriage, may be a good thing at the moment. Commuting and […]

Appraisals what are they good for?

Posted Posted in Appraisals, Business, Cambridge, Career Coaching, Careers, Coaching, Employment, Jobs, Learning & Develpment, Psychology, Uncategorized

How many people have a good performance appraisal experience? How many line managers feel that they are just a “HR box ticking” episode (bah humbug)? More to the point how many people actually have appraisals at work? Having spent time reviewing a large organisation’s appraisal process, it is clear that there is a no one size fits […]

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 […]

The Flexible Working Survival Kit

Posted Leave a commentPosted in 50+ Careers, Business, Career Path, Career Psychology, Flexible Working, Home based working, Home Office, Mental Health, Networking, Teleworking, Work, Working at Home

Okay, let’s say you may be floating somewhere on cloud nine by securing perhaps a new flexible working job, as a freelancer or starting your own business. All this allows you to work flexibly from or at home. If this is the case many congratulations. Working flexibly from or at home is one of those […]

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 […]