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?
We all know that first impressions count. So when you are in a job search situation the way you introduce yourself and answer the question “what do you do?” is really important. Sit down and write out what you want to say in a few sentences. 30 seconds is a good length to aim for.… Continue reading How to introduce yourself in a job search situation
So many of us are now working from home at the moment in these strange times. What are some tips to help you to make it work? -set a clear boundary between work and family time. (this only applies to those who are not looking after small children at the same time!) -identify when you… Continue reading Making a clear boundary between work and home
As we made our New Year’s resolutions this time last year, we could never have imagined what the year would hold. For many of us there have been difficulties – concerns about loved ones, financial stress and loneliness to name but a view. There have also been positives for some of us – a less… Continue reading Resolutions for a happy 2021
Are you feeling frustrated by your progress in looking for a new job? Is it time to change your strategy? The traditional approach A different way of thinking They are in charge … Continue reading Change your thinking about job search
So many of us have been forced to make major changes in the way we lead our lives over the past few weeks. This may well have felt uncomfortable and unsettling at first. But’s it’s amazing how quickly new habits can be formed and your new life begins to feel normal. Indeed it might now… Continue reading Make that change!
One of the good things that is emerging in our present very strange situation is that many people are experiencing, perhaps for the first time, a desire to get involved in helping their local community, perhaps their immediate neighbours or in a wider volunteer role. If you have previously led a life which was very… Continue reading Will your current career feel right after this?