How important are soft skills

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

The other day I met with a client to work on his CV; a recent graduate whose CV showed no work experience and only mentioned industry specific or technical skills. After listening for a few minutes I asked if he had ever had a part time job and the answer was yes, yet there was […]

Five steps to figuring out the right career path

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

I was speaking to someone recently who has spent the last five years in a job that they really don’t enjoy purely because they had no idea of what they really want to do. So here are five steps to figuring out the right career path: Be open to new ideas – you need to […]

How to change job while staying with the same company

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Do you have great colleagues, a great work environment, even really like the company you work for but just no longer enjoy the actual work that you are doing? But what can you do without having to find a job at another company? There are several steps you can take which will hopefully mean that […]

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 […]

Fear of losing your job

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

I was very surprised to read the results of a recent survey by Gumtree.com which showed that half of the British working population are concerned about their job security and that a staggering 44% are overwhelmed by the job hunting process and a whopping 63% fear they don’t have the right skills or experience to […]