Covid-19 – The Working at Home Plan

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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 […]

Zig-Zag Career Paths

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Would you describe your career as linear, a very nice straight line in a particular job or profession? Or like mine and many others, a bit of a zig-zag and haphazard career path? Having been at work now for more years than I care to remember, I have had a number of different careers 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 […]

Is Your Summer Holiday Work Ready?

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So the summer is upon us, kids away from school and we are all looking forward to our time away from work. For working adults the one or two weeks (or even more if you are lucky) it’s time away from the daily working routine. The big question then is are you and your work ready for your […]

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 […]