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Personal Battles Part 4 – Knowing Your Self-Worth

The final blog in our Personal Battles series explores self-worth and why appreciating your own self-worth is important in life and at work.

Personal Battles Part 3 – The Perfectionism Problem

Perfectionism can cause issues for many people. Here we explore symptoms and how to deal with and overcome these feelings.

Personal Battles Part 2 – The Dangers of Risk Aversion

Many individuals face personal struggles including Risk Aversion. Here we explore symptoms and how to deal with and overcome these feelings.

Personal Battles Part 1 – Recognising and Dealing with Self Sabotage

Many individuals face personal struggles including Self-Sabotage. Here we explore symptoms and how to deal with and overcome these feelings.

Aug 29, 2023

Why Setting Rigid Goals Can Hold You Back In Your Career

Defining clear goals can be helpful for deciding on your studies & career but it is vital not to shut yourself off to alternative options.

Apr 14, 2023

Why more people are taking a non-linear career path

Non-linear careers are gaining favour and changing direction as part of a career plan is showing signs of developing into a future trend.

Why Empathy is important for our personal development as well as for others

Having empathy for others can be vital at work and doesn’t just benefit others but can also improve our own self-development.

Oct 10, 2022

Is Quiet Quitting Actually a Sign it’s Time for a Career Change?

Is the new trend for ‘Quiet Quitting’ in the workplace right for you or should you really be thinking about a career change?

How to get your CV Past the AI Robots?

Tailoring your CV to get past the robots can help get you in front of a real person and move you forward in the interview process.

Unconscious Bias & The Benefits of Being Self Aware

In this blog, we look at Unconscious Bias - what it is, how it can affect your work relationships and how to help overcome the issue.

Building Working Relationships – Part 2: Courageous Conversations

What are Courageous conversations & why are they an important part of building a positive working environment?

Building Working Relationships – Part 1: How to Have Difficult Conversations

There are times when a difficult conversation at work is necessary but how do you have an effective discussion and not create conflict?

Oct 14, 2021

How Overthinking Could be Damaging Your Career

If overthinking is stopping you from enjoying work or life in general, you may want to find the cause & techniques that can help you stop

Hybrid Working – Is this the way forward?

Hybrid working is the new buzz-word & the concept appears to be catching on but is it really a new way of working & why the sudden change?

The Secret to a good CV

How do you create a CV that is compelling to the reader and conveys everything about you & your career in a professional & eye catching way?

Identifying Imposter Syndrome & How To Overcome It

On occasion, everyone feels like they aren’t doing a great job, but if you feel like this all the time, it could be Imposter Syndrome.

How Career Coaching can help you out of a career rut?

At some point in your career, you may find that you feel stuck in a rut & find it hard to see a out. Find out how career coaching can help.

Are Smartphones Making Us Less Smart?

There is no doubt smartphones have revolutionised our lives but could these devices actually be causing us more harm than good?

How to Develop your Career in 2021

It may seem a strange time to think of career change but this could actually be the perfect time to reflect & consider your work situation.

Nov 17, 2020

How to Handle Awkward Interview Questions – Part 1

There are some classic, tricky interview questions that always seem to pop up but what's the best way to answer them?

Nov 17, 2020

How to Handle Awkward Interview Questions – Part 2

In part 2 of our blog on awkward interview questions, we look at a question which causing an even bigger problem than usual during Covid.

Jul 7, 2020

6 Ways Social Media Can Help You with Career Change

Today’s digitally connected world offers an array of opportunities for career changers to use social media to their advantage.

Coronavirus. How lockdown is making us evaluate our working lives.

In these strange and troubled times, perhaps there are some unexpected positives to be taken from this unusual situation?

How to work effectively from home during Lockdown: Part 1 – The Practicalities

Practical tips on how to implement some coping strategies to create a workable situation & a more pleasant experience for all involved.

How to work effectively from home during Lockdown: Part 2 – Emotional Wellbeing

In part 2 of our lockdown blog we discuss emotional wellbeing, how to stay motivated, combat stress and look after your mental health.

Jul 7, 2020

The changing face of the work environment in 2020

In this blog we take a look at some possible new ways of working that could be here to stay well after lockdown is gone…

Interviewing Remotely During Lockdown

As a candidate interviewing online, how do you present yourself successfully to maximise your chances of securing the position?

Nov 25, 2019

Common Fears of Career Change and How to Overcome Them

Considering changing careers but hesitating because you’re afraid? It may be time to think seriously about facing your career fears head-on.

Sep 19, 2019

Don’t Know What Career You Want: A Guide for Researching Your Options

Researching your options may sound like obvious advice but also a daunting task. Our guide can help if you don’t know what career you want.

Sep 10, 2019

Why You Feel Like You Can’t Quit the Job You Hate

If you hate your job but feel like you can’t quit, here are some of the potential factors keeping you from leaving & how to move forward.

Aug 8, 2019

7 Reasons to Consider a Higher Apprenticeship after A-levels

A higher apprenticeship allows you to study for a qualification (including, in some cases, a degree or Masters), while earning a living.

May 23, 2019

How to Choose A Career Path When You Don’t Know What You Want to Be

If you’re feeling lost and unsure of what career path you want to pursue, there are some steps you can take to help you decide.

May 23, 2019

Why Career Advice Doesn’t Always Work

If you are seeking guidance, here are some potential reasons why some types of career advice may not work for you and what to look for.

May 23, 2019

Lost Direction After a Career Break?

Whatever the reason for taking a career break, when you come to think about making a return, you’re likely to feel unsure of a few things.

Apr 16, 2019

Students: Are You Headed Down the Wrong Career Path?

When the novelty and excitement of starting your first year at university have worn off, your feelings regarding career choice might change.

Apr 16, 2019

How to Help Your Child with Career Choice the Right Way

Our latest blog deals with tips that concerned parents can use to support their child in making the best career choice the right way.

Apr 16, 2019

Handling Redundancy in the Workplace

Redundancy may be one the toughest situations faced by both individuals and organisations alike. Here are some tips for handling it.

Apr 16, 2019

How Do You Know When It’s A Good Time to Have Some Career Coaching?

It’s important for us to find fulfilment in the work we do. An excellent way to help achieve this is with some career coaching.

May 9, 2018

4 Tips for Improving Your Work Life Balance

Work life balance - what is it, and how can we maintain it? We discuss 4 tips for improving work life balance.

Feb 27, 2018

3 Signs It’s Time for a Career Change

Here are three sure-fire signs to look out for that indicate it’s time for a career change.

Feb 23, 2018

Top Tips for Job Interviews

Job interviews can be a daunting experience for anyone, regardless of your experience. Here are some of our top tips for job seekers.

Jan 25, 2018

Managing Workplace Relationships

We look at the '3 C's' of successfully managing and nurturing workplace relationships.

Jan 18, 2018

Technology and The Future of Careers

As technology continues to affect the various aspects of our society, we explore the implications it has on the future of careers.

Jan 15, 2018

3 Mistakes to Avoid When Changing Careers

Whatever the reasons behind your career change, there are a few common mistakes to avoid when making the big leap to and from any sector.

Dec 18, 2017

Women, Career & Empowerment: Part 2 – The Risks of Adopting a “Female Alpha Male” Mindset

We examine the reasons why the “Female Alpha Male” archetype exists, and if it is the best way to build an authentic leadership style.

Dec 11, 2017

Common Challenges in New Leadership Roles

Stepping into a leadership role calls for a set of entirely different skills. Our blog covers what these are, and how you can attain them.

Nov 20, 2017

Why Authenticity is So Important in the Workplace

We look at the variety of contrasting hats we have to wear as we move between our home lives, office environments, and social settings.

Oct 26, 2017

3 Things Stopping You from Changing Careers

Even if you’re good at what you currently do, or highly qualified – none of it matters if your work isn’t bringing you any satisfaction.

Oct 23, 2017

The Current State of Career Change in the UK

A survey conducted by the London Business School determined that 47% of the 1,000 individuals surveyed wanted to change their careers.

Oct 23, 2017

Why You’re Feeling Uninspired and Unmotivated at Work

We explore the reasons why one becomes uninspired and unmotivated at work, as well how one can acquire help.

Sep 28, 2017

Women, Career & Empowerment: Part 1 - Gender Pay Gap

Three Responses to Unequal Pay Which Are Holding You Back

Sep 28, 2017

Three Questions to Enhance Self-Awareness for Career Change

Increasing your self-awareness might start you in the right direction to resolving your career problem from within yourself.

Guest Blogs

Mar 16, 2022

How to turn your hobby into a career

What better way is there in life to make money than to do something you love? Here we offer some advice for making a hobby into a career.

Jul 8, 2021

Top 5 'Technology' Career Paths (and What Degree You Should Earn)

There is high demand for tech specialists today globally. Find out the top 5 tech-career degrees that offer high salaries & promising growth

Nov 13, 2020

The Growing Importance of Wellness When Working from Home

Working from is here to stay & has some huge advantages but it isn't without issues & could impact employees' wellbeing in a negative way.

Oct 14, 2020

How to approach a gap in your employment history: A practical guide for CVs & Interviews

Most people will have a gap at some stage in their employment history. Here are some tips on how best to present it to a potential employer.