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 […]

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 […]

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 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? […]

3 reasons for using LinkedIn to ensure your career success

Sunday, November 6th, 2016

LinkedIn plays an integral part in your career success yet few people are actually making the best use if it.  There are many who set up a profile on LinkedIn and connect with a few people and believe that is enough. Unfortunately it’s not! That is why I am giving my top 3 reasons for […]

Key to career success – follow your values

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

According to Wikipedia, “Values can be defined as broad preferences concerning appropriate courses of action or outcomes. As such, values reflect a person’s sense of right and wrong or what “ought” to be. “Equal rights for all”, “Excellence deserves admiration”, and “People should be treated with respect and dignity” are representative of values. Values tend […]

7 quick ways to improve your CV

Saturday, May 28th, 2016

You have spent ages working on your CV to make sure that it really shows the value that your unique set of skills and experience can bring to a job. However before submitting it, take a few minutes to see if you can further improve it by following these 7 steps to ensure that all […]

A positive look at job hopping

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

I recently had a client come to me concerned about how he could successfully market himself for a new job when his current CV was very long. The reason that he had had so many jobs due to the fact that he rarely stayed more than three years with the same company. (Image courtesy of […]

How to improve your performance at work

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

  One way to improve your performance at work is by improving your working relationships and you can do this via the highly popular model of personality, known as Myers Briggs.     “Myers Briggs” is a way of understanding people based on the teachings of Carl Jung, one of the forefathers of modern psychology. […]

Company culture and career success

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Career success can depend on finding the right company with the right culture. But how can you do this? It’s not easy as every company has its own unique corporate culture. When looking for a job it is up to you to not only consider the job itself and whether or not your skills and […]