People move jobs more and more nowadays, often into new fields, disciplines and roles. Our job titles may reflect this or they may not – I moved straight into my last role as “Senior Careers Consultant” – scary! As a PhD you may be moving into one of the most “rarefied” of atmospheres.
In 2016, ‘snowflake generation’ was added to the Collins English Dictionary’s words of the year. The definition? “Young adults of the 2010s, viewed as being less resilient and more prone to taking offence than previous generations”. In a list which included Brexit, what made this one equally topical? Guest writer Susanna Quirke, marketing executive from Inspiring …
‘Happen what?’ I hear you say. More of that later…the conventional wisdom in the careers guidance profession is that having a career plan is essential, that if you have a clearly defined strategy it will help you to manage the direction you want your to take. But can you still achieve success in your …
This month it’s Valentine’s Day, and some of you may be trying to attract that ‘special someone’. Some of the approaches you might take in your quest for love can be similarly applied to your search for your ideal job. Here are my top 5 tips.
Ok, so January is over but you may still feel you want to be a ‘better’ you. All part of the seemingly never ending quest for perfection. Well guess what, perfection is a myth! Stop seeking the impossible and instead embrace reality.
Many highly capable, intelligent (often) female students do not necessarily fulfil their potential, either as students or when they enter the graduate labour market. Students at top Universities represent the intellectual elite. However, it’s one thing to know this and something else to believe it.
The Christmas music is playing in the shops and bars. There is no way around it, you can’t avoid the fact it is Christmas time. A time to eat and exchange gifts and cards. Wow, where did the autumn go? Now is the time to rest, recuperate and complete outstanding applications. Deadlines looming!!