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Redundancy can be an emotional rollercoaster

Being made redundant can bring on a rollercoaster of emotions. But, you will get through it. I have helped many people through their redundancy journey.   If you’ve been made redundant there are 3 things I want you to know: We all want to leave roles on our own terms so being made redundant doesn’t…

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Change your mindset @ what’s possible for you

Last year was long & strange, and if you were already struggling in your role, the overlay of the pandemic would have amplified this. If you’re feeling drained, you’re in very good company. So here are a few tips to help you get energised and change your mindset around what’s possible for you.   Tip…

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January job seeking success

If you’re waiting for February to find your dream role, you’re missing opportunities. This week alone: 1 x client got her dream role as a GM for a law firm 1 x client went for an interview for her dream teaching role on Tuesday. She prepared using my 5 step interview formula and rocked it…

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How to keep your holiday vibe alive back at work

It’s been a big year, and I think we can all agree that we’ve earned a holiday. And hopefully, most of us will be able to get away for at least a few days. This year especially, I want to hold on to the holiday vibe for as long as possible when I come back…

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Too drained to figure this out?

Some clients who come to me are simply too drained to figure out what to do next career wise. They’ve usually got to this point for 2 reasons: They’re working too many hours and are exhausted And they feel the need to change, but lack the confidence to do so, and so stay in an…

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No idea what to do next? Avoid this mistake

When you’re at a career crossroads and have no idea what to do next, it is very tempting to enrol in a course. You feel as though you’re taking action and it’s a distraction from your immediate problem. It also gives you something to talk about, other than work. I’ve had numerous clients who have…

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Will your next role be better, or just different?

If you’re at a career crossroad and are ready for a role with more fulfilment, meaning and freedom, you’ll need to approach career change in a different way to what you’ve done before. High achievers generally dive in the deep end on a project. When you’re in an established career this can work. But if…

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Career change question? Just ask.

Last month our COVID restrictions eased and were lucky enough to get away for a long weekend in the mountains. We took the kids and mountain bikes to Bright, which is in a beautiful area. I’ve had a mountain bike for around 2 years but, ironically given it’s a ‘mountain’ bike, have hated riding uphill.…

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How to articulate your value to an organisation

A key challenge many job seekers face is how to articulate the value they offer an organisation. Fortunately, there is a way to take the take the pain out of this – or at least reduce it significantly. In this short video I talk through some examples of how you can use your strengths to…

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Greenhouse your career change ideas

Your ideas about a new career direction or a new role are like a new plant: they need to be nurtured and protected, or ‘greenhoused’. Why is this important? When considering change, especially in a core area of our lives such as career, we are vulnerable to outside comments to our new ideas. A friend…

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