Use Your Senses Usually there are tell-tale signs leading up to a redundancy. For a start most employees hear whispers that there is going to be a restructing of the company long before it is publicly announced. With your ear to the ground you may find out details, but it is enough to know that […]
Losing your job can be such an emotional experience, yet redundancy is often badly managed by companies with little regard for the emotions of individuals.
Dealing with difficult people and conflict in the workplace are serious issues that people usually point to when they are unhappy in their work. It undermines any positive aspects of the job and frequently causes serious stress and disfunction, at work or even in an individual's private life. In this video Dr Bill Crawford considers the underlying […]
Education expands one's career opportunities and skill set but isn't exactly a guarantor of contentment or success. While degrees open doors, they don't necessarily mean a particular position — or even path — will ultimately prove the most viable, comfortable fit. Some pretty basic factors need meeting before true happiness settles in. Basic factors requiring give […]
If you are looking for a new job, chances are high that you will need to meet with a recruiter or two during your job search. It is important to understand what their role is so that you start off with the appropriate expectations. Don't be disheartened by something a recruiter says to you! […]
Is it really possible to reinvent your working life? Millions ask this question every day as they toil, feeling trapped, unhappy and wondering if life will ever get any better! The reality is that you can make these changes in your life. It will involve some work on your part, but the outcome is definitely […]
This infographic is a summary of the ten most common mistakes I see older workers make when they commence a job search. It was written in response to one client's request for help. I analysed her situation, her resume and cover letter, and observed the following 10 classic mistakes being made. Many of the mistakes were […]
Small children are fascinated by the world of adults, and this includes the world of work. When given the opportunity a favourite game is to dress up as different adult roles with which they are familiar – nurse, doctor, fireman, policemen, teacher.
No matter how hard you work at creating and developing a successful business, if you miss the fundamentals the business success you desire is going to be elusive. This infographic outlines the three main traps you need to avoid, all related to your own belief system about success, your worthiness for success and the toll […]
You have choices The biggest difference between a confident person and someone who lacks confidence is that the confident person recognises that they have choices and they are prepared to back their decisions. Even if your confidence is still not strong take the time to consider the options that you currently have. Your choices must be determined […]