fbpx Skip to content

How to get hired in another sector: part 1

Many of my clients are at a career crossroad. They’re looking for a role that is more energising and fulfilling than what they’ve done to date. And they’re often interested in changing sectors. At some point, most of them will say, “I know my strengths are transferrable, but how do I convince an employer in…

Read More

Want to work in government? Insights & hints from a government recruiter

What kind of people do you imagine when you think of government employees? Can you imagine working alongside such people? In this interview government recruiter Jody Smith debunks numerous myths about working in government. It turns out that you don’t need experience in government to work in government. And you’ll be working alongside as diverse…

Read More

Interviews are happening; people are getting hired

I’ve been speaking with a number of potential new clients over the past few weeks. There’s one thing that almost all of them have had in common. They want change and are ready to do the work – but they’re not confident they’ll be able to find a role, in the current environment, once they’re…

Read More

Opportunities for individuals & managers now & after COVID19

Elite athletes and global leaders have a coach. Someone who helps them to be the best and most effective version of themselves. We want to believe that we can do anything simply through hard work, but if that were the case, we’d all be either an elite athlete or global leader. The fact is, we…

Read More

What to do if you’ve been stood down or made redundant

Identify your strengths: Part 2 of mindset & strategies for finding your next role. If you’ve recently been stood down or made redundant, it’s really easy to become overwhelmed with negativity and to end up feeling fearful and stuck. So it’s critical that you get yourself in the right head space and equip yourself with…

Read More

Mindset & strategies for finding your next role

The biggest challenge any job seeker faces at the moment is mindset. If you’ve recently been stood down or made redundant, it’s really easy to become overwhelmed with negativity and to end up feeling fearful and stuck. This is understandable as an initial reaction, but it’s not viable as a mindset that’s going to get…

Read More

Job opportunities: the obvious & the hidden

We’ve been celebrating! One of my clients recently got a job in her dream industry, which is great news for her in the middle of this pandemic. Jane had worked in the pharmaceutical industry, but wanted to move across to food technology. When we met she firmly believed that there were no jobs in her…

Read More

Sanity, productivity & working from home

Apart from staying healthy, the biggest challenge for most people at the moment is staying sane. If you’re still working, your next challenge is to understand what productivity means when you’re working from home. For additional complexity, just add kids into the mix. One of my good friends, Maria Doyle, has been working from home…

Read More

How a radical idea delivered fulfilment and paid work

Sam Sutherland is a talented workshop facilitator and podcaster. She wants to make the workplace more human: to empower women and equality in the workplace through a variety of projects, which we cover in our chat. Sam’s podcast is relatively new and has taken off! But when we initially discussed it during her 7 Step…

Read More

How to reclaim 5 – 15 hrs in your work week

Do you want 5 more hours in your week? I ran a day retreat for my clients on Sunday to plan out their next 90 days. They all identified 1 – 3 ways to re-claim time. And, they felt liberated! Do you feel as though you have enough time in your week to do what…

Read More