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 »
Retraining in Order to Find a New Career: A Short Guide to Professional Success

Retraining in Order to Find a New Career: A Short Guide to Professional Success

In today’s shaky economy, flexibility is key to professional development. There are plenty of reasons why, at some point in our careers, it’s worth considering a change – whether it be a slight or a radical one. Whether it’s department reshuffles, the arrival of young and competitive colleagues or a simple desire to change one’s … Continue reading »
Mindfulness – Time to get more productive and mindful with our work.

Mindfulness – Time to get more productive and mindful with our work.

For the last year I have been cutting out and keeping all the useful articles and commentary I have seen and read in newspapers and industry magazines, putting it aside with the aim to write a blog collating all the best comments. As you can imagine the pile has grown and grown, and I now have had … Continue reading »

The importance of being a networker?

  If you are the type of person who possess a fine attention to detail, you will have already noticed that there is a question mark at the end of the title of this article. If you are the type of person who possess a sense of curiosity, you will almost certainly be wondering why … Continue reading »

Who is pushing and challenging you and your business?

Congratulations you have the idea, you have clients – you are an entrepreneur – fantastic feeling right? Young, ambitious and driven means you also qualify to be part of the very trendy ‘gradpreneur’ club. Welcome! Let me guess you also have a to-do and task list longer than your arm? From everything like branding, getting … Continue reading »

Design your perfect leader….what traits would they comprise of?

In September, I went on a Leadership Development course through Social Enterprise UK. What I personally loved the most about the course was all the interactive ‘leadership’ and ‘team management’ games we played, taking time to analyse our behavior as a leader and within groups. At the end of the two days we started to … Continue reading »