My quest for a stand-out LinkedIn summary!

My quest for a stand-out LinkedIn summary!

I always advise my career clients that your CV and your LinkedIn profiles should be ‘work in progress’ updating and adding to them on a monthly basis to ensure they are up to date. When I was doing a bit of ‘tidying’ on my profile the other day I noticed that my summary section was … Continue reading »
The Ultimate Guide to Personal Branding

The Ultimate Guide to Personal Branding

You might think that this is useless, this personal branding thing. However, if you instead of feeling scared about the wealth of information the internet has on you, start using it to your advantage, be you a student, a job seeker, a entrepreneur or a business mogul, you will earn your weight in virtual gold … Continue reading »
10 Steps to Successfully Changing Your Career

10 Steps to Successfully Changing Your Career

  A career change is like an investment – if you want it to be successful, your decision should be based on solid information. Here are 10 key steps to guide you towards your professional goals.   1. Understand yourself as a professional Before you make any radical changes, you should understand yourself much better … Continue reading »
How to approach informal interviews & networking

How to approach informal interviews & networking

Here is the scenario – you are looking for a new job, maybe a change of industry, you’ve been really proactive and reached out to your contacts and got a ‘coffee meet’ lined up with someone who is happy to share their insights into the company with you. Fantastic. Contacts are everything, however approach them … Continue reading »
My Life Is A Circus #7: How I got 4 job interviews in one week

My Life Is A Circus #7: How I got 4 job interviews in one week

Every last year student both dreads and loves the idea of graduating: We dread it because of the risk that we don’t get a job quickly enough, or maybe we have to live with a minimum wage job at a store for the first couple of years after working ourself to exhaustion before nearly every … Continue reading »
How to position yourself for Promotion – and get it!

How to position yourself for Promotion – and get it!

On Tuesday the #YPNetwork had a Masterclass from global recruiters from the Willis Group, a leading global risk advisor, insurance and reinsurance broker. Cat Gault and Lisa O’Brien shared expert tips on how to stand out amongst colleagues and external candidates. Want a Promotion? Then you’ve got to ask for it!  Utilise one to ones … Continue reading »