Staying motivated whilst job searching

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My friend messaged me to say her hubby was at risk of redundancy and he was job searching. She asked if I could look over his CV. I agreed, of course. I asked about the kind of jobs he was looking for so that I could give him some support in tailoring it. As I … Read more

5 fears people have around changing career

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People have lots of fears around changing career. “I want to change careers but I just don’t know what to do” is a common phrase I hear in my coaching conversations. When people say this to me they could mean a variety of things including:  Not knowing how to research their options Being unsure of … Read more

Changing career after being made redundant

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One of the things I hear most in coaching conversations is the desire to change career, particularly in the case of redundancy. I’d estimate at least 60% of people want to change career after being made redundant, of which the majority do. In fact, according to change career statistics, the average person changes career 5-7 … Read more

The power of storytelling for your career

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I’ve loved books since I was a small child. I got immersed in the story (truth be told, I still do). There’s a beauty in storytelling; it can encapture the reader/listener and empower the teller. It’s why stories have been passed down and around for thousands of years. A good story engages our curiosity, imagination, … Read more

Career advice during Covid-19

I have been having career coaching sessions with clients during the last 10 weeks of lockdown and conversations have become more related to finding jobs and job applications rather than wider career development. The good news is that people are finding jobs, with 80% of my clients finding jobs within this time. Nevertheless, I thought … Read more