What to do when you are told you are overqualified

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

I hear from a lot of clients who are looking to return to work after a career break that the feedback they are getting when applying for jobs is that they are overqualified. So what can you do when you are told you are overqualified? Firstly, never try to hide your qualifications and experience; many […]

Career Success

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

The key to career success is setting yourself a clear goal and then taking the necessary steps to achieving that goal. But what is your career goal or do you even have one? For some people their career goal maybe to get a new job, for others it may be to reach a managerial position […]

Career coaching to help you succeed

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

Just wanted to share this picture from the last intensive careers training course I attended in London – with so many people chasing so few jobs, it is important that I keep up to date if I am to continue to help my clients succeed! I look forward to working with you.  

Career change – the 7 key questions

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

One of the big statements that stands in the way of many people changing career is “yes, but I don’t know what I want to do” which is why I have put together what I believe are the 7 key questions to career change. I have to admit that I wish I had known about […]

Students find it harder to find work experience

Monday, June 18th, 2012

While reading this morning, the first article that really caught my attention was,  Students find it harder to find work experience which was in Fridays edition of dutchnews.nl “Students attending vocational training colleges are finding it harder to find work experience places because of the financial crisis. The number of students with a work experience place […]

Are you unique?

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

I am getting toward the end of this series of blog posts covering a range of career change issues and in a few weeks I’ll be looking at other options open to you if you really feel that you need to get out of the job you are in or are just looking for other […]

Which Career – career tips for students

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

which career? We all go through it at some point – that phase of not really knowing which career path you want to follow.  It can hit you at different times in your life: at secondary school when everyone is on at you because you still don’t know what you want to do when you […]

How to sell yourself and get the job

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

For me today got off to a great start.  I usually try to get through a couple of items on my ‘to-do list’ before opening my emails (mainly because sometimes I get distracted and before I know it, half the day has gone and I haven’t done anything that I had planned!) but today I […]

Are you Unique?

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

I am getting toward the end of this series of blog posts covering a range of career change issues and in a few weeks I’ll be looking at other options open to you if you really feel that you need to get out of the job you are in or are just looking for other […]