7 things I wish I’d known on leaving school

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

I was working with a student the other day who was asking me some great questions like: “How did you decide what you wanted to do when you left school?” “How did you end up doing what you do now?” “How did you know what you would be good at?” “Wasn’t it scary starting your […]

7 tips for successful job search

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

It’s getting to that time of the year again where we all overindulge and put our lives on hold to party and enjoy the Christmas celebrations! But isn’t this also a good time to start thinking about your job search strategy so that you can be one step ahead of the competition in the New […]

7 ways of using social media in your job search

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

There are now so many different forms of social media and virtually everyone is using it in some shape or form.  So does it have a place in your job search strategy? Whether you like it or not, the answer is a resounding YES! And so this is the subject of this months issue of […]

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 […]

7 ways to connect with blog readers

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

There are over 70 billion online searches done on the internet every single month. That’s a lot of people looking for information and lot of potential clients and customers – many of which may have problems that only you can solve. If you write a blog, it is your job to create valuable, relevant content that […]

Social media marketing – 7 tips

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

At the beginning of each month, I usually like to write the latest edition of my Inspirational Toolkit and today the plan was to give you my top 7 social media marketing tips. However, for those of you who regularly follow my blog, you will know that recently I confessed to you that I am no […]

7 Low cost ways to promote your business

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Today I went to visit Vivienne McAlister of Simply Skin because I had missed the official opening of her fantastic new shop in Weesp last Saturday – after seeing it in person, I defy anyone to go into her shop and come out without buying something!  And the great thing is that she has a […]

7 business start-up ideas

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

A close friend of mine inspired me to write this post today which brings you the latest edition of my Inspirational Toolkit. I have known her since we were at university and over the past few years she has been seriously considering starting her own business but to date she just hasn’t come up with […]

7 most frequently asked interview questions

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Last week I was busy helping a client prepare for an interview and so I thought I would share with you my top 7 most frequently asked interview questions which is taken from the latest edition of my Inspirational Toolkit, issue 17 – 7 top interview questions Of course these 7 are just the tip […]

7 Tips to a winning CV and motivation letter

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Did you know that:  85% of CVs go in the bin without ever being read? When a recruiter is reviewing CVs, they will have a ‘yes’ pile and a ‘no’ pile and it is likely that they will have decided which pile to put your CV in before they reach the end of the first […]