Time for a change?

We have had such an unusual year with big changes to the way we lead our day to day lives.  It’s been hugely worrying and difficult for many of us.  For many people, it has also given time to do things we wouldn’t normally do like online poker or clearing out the attic! Has it… Continue reading Time for a change?

Negotiating a job offer

What is the best way to negotiate a salary? Before going to any interview, you should have a broad idea of what you would be looking for moneywise.  Research the market rate for similar roles as much as you can by checking what other organisations are advertising, talking to people you know or looking up… Continue reading Negotiating a job offer

How to do your own SWOT analysis

A SWOT analysis is often used by businesses to give a structure with which to plan for the future by identifying their Strengths and Weaknesses from within and Opportunities and Threats from the outside world.  So why not use it to plan your own career strategy as we begin to think about coming out of this uncertain period? First… Continue reading How to do your own SWOT analysis

Is your job really of value?

It is interesting that many of the “key workers” who are essential to keep our daily lives running smoothly during the past year are amongst the lowest paid in society.  If we could grade every job in relation to its value and necessity to our world, and pay accordingly, where would your job fall in… Continue reading Is your job really of value?