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 […]

How to get your CV past the Applicant Tracking Systems

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Did you know that nearly all major companies use some form of applicant tracking system (ATS) to handle job applications and to manage CV data and that they include the ability automate the recruitment process? And you thought you’d spent all that time working on your CV to impress a recruiter! Worse still, the majority of ATS are […]

Creating an impact at work

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

While I strongly believe that we should never judge a book by its cover, there are times when appearance can have an impact on an outcome! You may feel that you are doing a great job at work and can’t figure out why you are not being promoted as recognition for your efforts. If so, […]

Are you too old to apply for a new job

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Last week a client said to me, “Anne, you’ll probably think I’m crazy but I have just handed in my notice, do you think this was a wise move given that I am over 50? Will my age hold me back from getting a good position?” I thought it would be a good idea to […]

17 Things to make you more successful

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

There is no one thing that makes people successful. However, this great infographic highlights 17 common themes of successful people. There are a few which I really like, for example taking time for yourself to re-energise and expecting nothing in return for helping others; but the one that really resonates is plotting and scheming your […]

Monday Morning Inspirational Career Quote

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

This weeks inspirational quote to help you get your career on the right track: “Ask yourself: If you could do anything for 8 hours a day for the rest of your life, and money were no object, what would you do?”

7 most difficult interview questions and how to answer them – question 2

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Why are you interested in this job? When asking this question, the interviewer is looking to see if you really are interested in the job and whether you have done your research on the company. If this is the case, then it gives you a great opportunity to highlight how your strengths and skills are […]

Monday Morning Inspirational Career Quote

Monday, September 16th, 2013

This weeks inspirational quote to help you get your career on the right track: “Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

Monday Morning Inspirational Career Quote

Monday, September 2nd, 2013

Today sees the start of my Monday Morning Inspirational Career Quote.  Many famous people have said some great things in the past which we can all learn from and if you hate Monday mornings because you are not enjoying your work then I hope these quotes will inspire you to take action. “Develop success from […]