You have the power to create your future

During 2020/21 I have supported over 100 people looking for work. Many of them had been made redundant. Some were taking this as an opportunity for doing something new, others wanted to remain in a similar kind of role. We talked about taking control of their career and the power to create their future.  Take … Read more

Tips for building a portfolio career

When I heard a career being described as a portfolio career I had no idea what the person was talking about. The concept, however, is simple: you work a number of jobs that individually would be part-time/voluntary/flexible but combine to create a full-time role (or salary). They can be whatever you want them to be. … Read more

5 tips for virtual interviews

The other day I was listening to a client telling me about her interview. It had gone well but she said she needed tips for dealing with virtual interviews. I asked her to be really specific, she sighed and said she felt different with it not being face to face. As we explored this she explained … Read more

Building your tribe on LinkedIn

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When it comes to career advice I often say that one of the most important things to do is network. Why? Because current information says that between 70-85% of people get their next role via networking. Much of this is done offline, over coffee or conversations with friends and family but if you’re looking to … Read more

Are you planning to pivot?

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I keep hearing the word ‘pivot’ in relation to changing direction in your career (or your business). It seems to have been around for a few years, a phrase coined by Jenny Blake who left Google as a Career Development Program Manager, and launched her book, ‘Pivot; The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next … Read more