The Nightmare Before Christmas: A Year of Overcoming ‘Scary’ Career Challenges

The Nightmare Before Christmas: A Year of Overcoming ‘Scary’ Career Challenges

In some ways I’m not following the ‘traditional’ career model: I am currently in the second year of a history PhD and spend most of my time studying.  However, I constantly have an eye towards what I might do afterwards (academia, publishing and social research all appeal to me) and preparing myself for it.  In … Continue reading »
YP Network Recap on Assertiveness

YP Network Recap on Assertiveness

On Tuesday 25th August, we held another successful Colchester YP Masterclass tucked up in the top of the The Stockwell pub. The Masterclass was run by Iain Finch who is a widely accomplished, ambitious, inspirational leader with extensive management experience. Now working as the Site Services manager (a Head of Department role), at  Chapman Ventilation … Continue reading »
How to keep motivated at work

How to keep motivated at work

It’s difficult this time of year to keep yourself motivated and focused at work whilst colleagues are away on holiday, you’re either waiting to go away or have already been  – so suffering with post holiday blues.  I am definitely in this category having just got married and back from a fabulous 2 week honeymoon. … Continue reading »