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Welcome to Career Blog: Career tips and insights from a professional Career Coach.
Most of us were brought up to recognise talent and celebrate strengths. As a society, we admire those who excel in their area – the people who lead their field, whether in sport, business or the arts. So naturally, when we’re thinking about our careers, we tend to look to the things we do well. Which […]
If you’ve got an interview coming up, you know you have to prepare. Research the role… identify the key competencies… find ways to demonstrate and sell your suitability. You’ll hopefully start anticipating likely interview questions, and practice answering them fluently. All great interview preparation. What most of us forget to factor in? The people who’ll […]
As someone who’s changed career several times – and who now coaches others through transitons – I know all about waiting. Waiting for clarity… waiting for certainty… waiting for courage. During my first career change, I spent a lot of time waiting… Looking back, despite the stories I told both myself and others, the waiting did not […]
You’ve met your panel, you’ve answered their questions, and now, at the end of the interview, there’s one last section… Do you have any questions for us? As a recruiter, I always enjoyed this bit; Now that our questions were over, we could sit back and get to know the candidate better, on their own […]
It’s the end of the financial year again – the time for mass EOFY sales, last-minute company purchases… and reluctantly finalizing my tax return. Working my way through receipts the other day – and always keen to distract myself from tax – I found myself thinking about my earliest lessons in investing, from my Dad. […]