Career Questions You Need To Be Able To Answer NOW

Career Questions You Need To Be Able To Answer NOW

Winter is the time of year when I usually seem to see a lot of clients who for one reason or another, want to look at new career options. The Career Coaching conversation involves a lot of questions about where a client is up to in their career, and then helping them...
How to ‘Take Ownership of your Career’

How to ‘Take Ownership of your Career’

The advice I always give clients is that you must take ownership of your career. If you were to come and see me as a client, my aim would be to provide you with a range of tools and perspectives so that you can firstly learn more about yourself. You have to understand...
Stand Out From the Crowd – Putting Your Best CV Forward

Stand Out From the Crowd – Putting Your Best CV Forward

This article will appear in ‘Leaving School’ issue 13 A free guide to study and career options for high school students and graduates Download the article When you want to find any kind of job, you are going to need a CV. A CV is important because it gives...
The One Thing I Will Almost Never Do For A Client

The One Thing I Will Almost Never Do For A Client

People often come to see me when they need help to find a new job. Once we have established what they are looking for, the next step is to look at how they are going to market themselves, followed by the strategy they will use for their search. This process includes...
One Sure-Fire Way To Have Your CV Overlooked

One Sure-Fire Way To Have Your CV Overlooked

Applying for jobs can be tough. In some industries, the competition is fierce and lots of people will be applying for the same jobs that you are. This means that there could be several hundred applications for any one position. Imagine what it’s like to have to read...
Is Your List of Skills Really That Important in Your CV?

Is Your List of Skills Really That Important in Your CV?

In earlier blogs I talked about the Big 4 CV Mistakes, and Really Important information About What Must Be In a CV (What things make you nervous about writing your CV). Most people know that their CV needs to include a ‘Skills’ or ‘Strengths’ section. A well thought...
What Things Make You Nervous About Writing Your CV?

What Things Make You Nervous About Writing Your CV?

There’s a lot hanging on the success of your CV. Most people appreciate how important their CV is when they apply for jobs. So why do people find them so difficult to write? In the previous Blog: Do You Want to Know the Big 4 CV Mistakes, I outlined the 4 mistakes...
Do You Want to Know the Big 4 CV Mistakes?

Do You Want to Know the Big 4 CV Mistakes?

In the last month, I’ve reviewed quite a number of CVs. Most of them were going to be used to apply for jobs, and several had been used in the past. A CV is a really good place to start to get some idea about whether a person genuinely understands who they are and...

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