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Should You Take the Job Just Because it Pays More Money?

Whether you were actively looking for a new position or not, you have found yourself in a situation where you have been offered a new role. What’s more, the role pays far more than your current one for doing pretty much the same thing, so on the face of it, the choice seems obvious – go where the money is. Read more

 
 

Worried About Handing in your Resignation? Don't Be

Congratulations, if you are reading this blog, you have been offered a new and promising role elsewhere. So why does it taste so bittersweet? Read more

 
 

Why it is Always a Good Idea to Take a Break Before Starting a New Job

So, you’ve just been offered your dream job, and have successfully negotiated all the essentials including your salary, benefits and job title, but have you put as much thought and effort into negotiating your start date? Read more

 
 

Should I Apply to a Job if I Don't Meet All the Requirements?

If you see an attractive job advertisement and there are not just one, but several key requirements that you don’t meet – then it’s probably best to not apply.But if there are only a few ‘desirable’ (as opposed to ‘essential’), you should still apply. Read more

 
 

Are you Suffering from a Career Burnout?

Career burnout is an all too common affliction which occurs when you feel incapable of continuing with your current occupation – and it’s something I have first-hand experience of. Read more

 
 

Why your Customers are More Important to Your Organisation than Ever?

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted our personal and professional lives to such an extent that many of our daily routines were transformed overnight (or have been transformed over the past 12 months). Many of our habits, our routines and our rituals have changed for good. Read more

 
 

Why Coding is the New 'Language' of the World

Beyond the world of work, code is being used to change lives all over the world. IBM hosted a 2019 challenge called ‘Call for Code’ which invited developers to create technical solutions to natural disasters such as earthquakes, volcanoes and wildfires – using coding in an open source environment to solve complex real-world problems. Coding isn’t just the future of work, it’s the future of the world we live in. Read more

 
 

What to do if Covid-19 has Left you Feeling 'Stuck' in Your Job

Perhaps you had been working hard towards a promotion before the crisis hit, only for those plans to be put on hold, leaving you feeling deflated. Or maybe, you’re concerned your learning and development is stalling as you deal with the ‘here and now’ implications the pandemic has for your role and the wider organisation. Or you simply feel stuck in a job... Read more

 
 

5 Ways to Improve your Problem Solving Skills

In my career, I have been very privileged to be in a role in which there is always an abundance of complex situations and problems to be solved, but also positive people looking to solve these problems together. Many would see this as a curse, but in fact, plenty of research suggests that problems are actually food for the human brain. Read more

 
 

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” - Aristotle

Many of us live our lives on autopilot and fail to take the time to really understand ourselves; to reflect on who we are and what we want. It’s sad to say, but often others may well have a more accurate picture of us than we do of ourselves.Read more

 
 

Six Soft Skills you will Need in the Next Era of Work

The COVID-19 crisis has brought about overnight change and disruption to the world of work. Of course, some of these changes were bubbling away in the background in the pre-crisis world, but these have now been accelerated – alongside a multitude of completely new changes. Read more

 
 

Introducing the Top Tech Jobs of 2021

2020 has been an unprecedented year for technology. The disruption caused by COVID-19 quickly forced organisations to reprioritise their technology objectives and strategies overnight to enable them to operate in a newly remote environment. Read more

 
 

How to be Super Productive When Working from Home

At the present time, the challenge of ensuring high levels of productivity when working remotely is a very real one for many around the world, regardless of role or, indeed, the size of the business they work in. Promisingly, however, many have managed to crack the code, and are reaping the rewards, which I will be exploring in this blog. Read more

 
 

How to Upskill When You're Self-Isolating

The ongoing COVID-19 outbreak has seen rapid and significant change sweep across the world of work, with organisations activating business continuity plans and transitioning their employees to remote working. Read more

 
 

Networking in the New Era of Work

Networking: a word that drives fear into the heart of many introverts! That’s often because many still have a stereotypical view of what networking means. Such as working a room and making a strong charismatic first impression in a time limited situation. This is a very narrow and outdated view of networking in our current world. Read more

 

How to Craft your Job Post COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced organisations to undergo significant change and adjust to an unexpected new reality. From adapting products or services to adopting new technology to run their business, in a matter of weeks organisations have undergone levels of change that, pre-crisis, we wouldn’t have thought possible in years. Consequently, the people working in these... Read more

 

What Career Lessons can we Learn from the Covid-19 Crisis?

COVID-19 is unlike anything that we’ve seen in recent history. It has dramatically changed our day-to-day lives and the way in which we work, meaning organisations and professionals have had to adapt to this new world rapidly and take on new challenges. Read more

 

How to be Super Productive when Working from Home

How can you tackle the unique challenges that come with working in the comfort of your own home, whilst ensuring you’re as productive as possible? Read more