What do recruiters and hiring managers want to see on a resume?

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

What do recruiters and hiring managers want to see on a resume?  is a question that I am frequently asked. Thankfully, Career Directors International recently questioned recruiters, talent acquisition specialists, hiring managers and human resources professionals on what they most want to see on a resume. The following is my summary of the main findings. […]

How to predict the right career

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Are you struggling to figure out exactly what career you want to follow and wish you could wave a magic wand and instantly have the result? Unfortunately that’s not an option open to us so how do you predict the right career for you? The honest answer is that you can’t! I know that there […]

How to get a job when you don’t have the experience

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

You’ve just heard about a vacancy for your ideal job but the company is looking for someone with experience you don’t have so how do you get a job when you don’t have the experience? You have two options: 1.  Forget it, who are you trying to kid, they will never even interview you let alone […]

Coping with job transition

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Coping with job transition can be a challenge. I recently had a call from a client who had just been offered a job based on a CV that I had written for him.  He was excited about the job offer however he knew that the person who he was replacing was very popular, had the […]

3 career mistakes to avoid

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

This week sees a change of format so click play (I suggest you view it in full screen format), watch the 50 second clip then be sure to contact me if you require help avoiding these mistakes. © Anne Galloway WANT TO USE THIS ARTICLE? You can, as long as you include this information with it: […]

How to create behaviours for successful career development

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

This week’s career success tip is all about how to create behaviours for successful career development; I want to show you how to get better at behaviours and skills that you would like to have but are unsure how to achieve. The first step is to identify up to 3 skills that you have seen […]

How to prepare for an annual appraisal at work

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Did receiving your report card at school fill you with dread wondering just what the teacher had said about you and then not knowing how your parents would react? And does the thought of your annual appraisal at work fill you with a similar sense of dread? Recently I have assisted several clients prepare for […]

How to ensure career success

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Career success – Why is it that some people always appear to be more successful than others? Is it because they have more experience or perhaps they are just in the right place at the right time? We all know of someone that we admire because of their successes but how do they do it? […]

How to create a career plan?

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Until a number of years ago I’d never really thought serious about the direction my career was going in. Yes, I’d had to set a plan as part of my annual appraisal when I worked for an international company however, as far as I could see, no-one really took them seriously and I’d never considered […]

Male versus female CEOs

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Recruitment specialists Talentful recently carried out a study on male versus female CEOs in the Fortune 1000. Their research showed that only 54 of the CEOs were women and that this is actually a slight improvement – in 2014 there were only 51! The statistics, in summary: The companies run by male CEOs rank much […]