The power of silence

As a careers adviser, I spent a lot of time talking. From going through CVs, signposting to resources and conducting mock interviews, most of it was me. I found however that the most powerful conversations were those where there were long periods of silence. As a coach, I learned more about the power of silence.  … Read more

How to be patient in your job search

I was chatting with a client. They had just pressed send on an application. The job, on paper, seemed perfect for them, met their criteria 100% – a rarity in the job searching world. They were excited, nervous and proud of themselves. They got in touch a few days later full of doubt.  As is … Read more

How to follow your own career path

After my post last week I was chatting with my friend and we drifted into the topic of how to stand up for yourself with integrity and compassion and admit to yourself, and to other people, you love the thing that really makes your heart sing, and in doing so, you’ll be much happier. In … Read more

A Christmas CV

One of the Christmas traditions we have with our kids is looking at the Christmas lights and trees around our town (and beyond if we’re travelling). There’s something about the way the lights twinkle and shine. I love seeing how people use the same lights in different ways to get completely unique effects.  My friend … Read more