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Thinking about a career change or a new job in 2024?

Thinking about a career change or a new job in 2024?

Thinking about a career change or a new job in 2024? One positive thing to have come out of covid-19 was the time we had to reflect on how we'd been living our lives and the role our careers play in our lives. Many clients of mine used this time to reconsider their career choices and explore the possibility of making some changes. Are you...

What makes a good CV in 2024?

What makes a good CV in 2024?

What makes a good CV? Here are a few pointers to get you started. Mind the gaps on your CV – whether you took time out to travel, care for a family member, you were unemployed, on maternity leave or you decided to take a break from the world of work, any employment gaps should be accounted for on your CV in the most appropriate way that works for...

How to overcome imposter syndrome

How to overcome imposter syndrome

How to overcome imposter syndrome Do you ever feel like an imposter or fraud in your career? Downplaying your talent or abilities? 5 tips on how to overcome imposter syndrome Acknowledge your thoughts– and put them into perspective. Regularly practicing positive affirmations e.g. ‘I am expert at what I do’ can help. Give yourself a boost– Keep a...

Dealing with Redundancy – What should I do?

Dealing with Redundancy – What should I do?

With the economic fallout from Covid-19, many people are dealing with redundancy from their jobs and many more may face redundancy in the coming months. Some people have been working within their organisations for many years, some people will receive a generous redundancy payment, whilst some won’t. No matter the circumstance, facing redundancy...

5 tips for facilitating Online Interviews

5 tips for facilitating Online Interviews

As we’re all trying to get used to a new way of working and living, some organisations are continuing to hire by actively engaging in Online Interviewing. Here are 5 tips about how to plan for and facilitate Online Interviews during this time: 1. Be prepared– I always advise that at least two interviewers to interview each candidate together. It...

Managing your career through challenging times

Managing your career through challenging times

We are all living through a very strange time, which may affect various aspects of our lives. Many of us are trying to juggle challenges such as working from home, looking after children or sick family members, in addition to keeping finances in check and minding our mental and physical health. No matter what your profession is, this unusual time...