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 »
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 »
Starting 2015 with a bang!

Starting 2015 with a bang!

Saffron kicked off 2015 with a bang by speaking at the Basepoint Networking Hub in Ipswich last week. She delivered a presentation on setting career goals and personal development planning to business leaders including freelancers, contractors, small business owners, entrepreneurs scoping out their ideas and other business colleagues attending the networking event to soak up … Continue reading »
Time for a Career Detox for 2015!

Time for a Career Detox for 2015!

 Welcome to 2015! What will this year bring for you? If you are a traditionalist like myself then you would have diligently set yourself some New Years Resolutions – everything from getting healthier, fitter and being more successful in your career. Sound familiar?  Now we are entering our 2nd week of January some of those … Continue reading »
Career Circus Summer Celebrations

Career Circus Summer Celebrations

By Saffron Fidgett, Chief Career Ringmaster and Founder of Career Circus Ltd July is one of my favourite months, everyone is in the holiday mood and relaxed and for me it is an opportunity to stop and reflect with a nice cold glass of wine on how things are going with work and any changes … 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 »
20 Career Tips from Career Circus – Career Week 2014

20 Career Tips from Career Circus – Career Week 2014

Here are the 20 Career Tips we shared on social media during Career Circus Career Week 2014 (#C3WTalk) – Just in case you either missed some or wanted a refresher. We hope you find them useful! Monday CareerTip 1: Don’t give in! The temptation of writing a more than one page CV is there, we … Continue reading »
From Saffron: My entrepreneurial journey … officially 18 months in!

From Saffron: My entrepreneurial journey … officially 18 months in!

You may be wondering why I use the word ‘officially’ in the title – is it a bit of sarcasm or is it because I run an illegal business? No, do not fret it is neither…it is simply because I am not sure how many years it has been. You see, for as long as … Continue reading »

Welcome to Career Circus Week!

It’s National Careers Week! A week of fantastic collaborations from Career institutions, schools and universities to share and provide all the best career tools and advice out there. We at Career Circus will be getting fully on board and will be sharing lots of our career advice and professional development strategies. So whatever stage of … Continue reading »