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Grieving for your career and how to move on

Are you grieving for your career? You can grieve for your career when you’ve lost a job you love or even if you’ve never found work that brings you purpose and connection. It’s actually important to grieve when you transition through various stages in your career - it helps you

By |2019-10-29T09:04:26+00:00September 25th, 2019|Career Advice|

Why having the right vibe will accelerate your career

I had coffee recently with a client who missed out on a promotion. It was the second leadership opportunity he’d applied for but didn’t get. The feedback from HR was he had the right qualifications and experience but didn’t present strongly enough for a leadership role. Put plainly, they didn’t

By |2019-10-29T09:06:41+00:00May 16th, 2019|Career Advice|

Career hacks I wish I knew in my 30s

By the time your reach your 30s, chances are, your career will be in full-swing (unless you’re still studying or have returned to study). It can be a very exciting time. With a bit of experience under your belt, leadership opportunities and promotions can open up.  It’s also often a

By |2019-10-29T09:07:21+00:00April 11th, 2019|Career Advice|

Do I need a career coach? It depends

I know what you’re thinking. A blog titled “Do I need a career coach?” written by a career coach. You’re thinking this is going to be a long-winded sales pitch about how great career coaches are blah blah blah. But my answer may surprise you. The truth is, no, not

By |2019-10-29T09:07:55+00:00February 14th, 2019|Career Advice, Coaching|

Is it time for an end-of-year career stock take?

Does your career feel more repetitive and boring than a Mariah Carey Christmas carol on high rotation? If so, it’s time to do an end-of-year career stock take. Your career is a gift so it’s worth unwrapping. At the very least, you have a job that pays your bills and

By |2019-10-29T09:08:06+00:00December 18th, 2018|Career Advice|

Build Your Knowledge, Build Your Worth

Learn More and earn more? The facts prove it - when you build your knowledge, you build your worth. This is true for both formal education (as in qualifications) and informal education (professional development, on-the-job training and developing soft skills like emotional intelligence). As a career coach, I often hear

By |2019-10-29T09:08:16+00:00December 6th, 2018|Career Advice, Employment|