Making a Career Pivot with Liz Ward

Podcast 3, “Making a Career Pivot”, has arrived! This pod is a fantastic chat with the incredible Liz Ward of Slick Pivot. It’s crammed full of great advice for cultivating a career paradigm shift and breaking yourself out of a rut. Liz is a passionate coach with a lot to say about workaholic tendencies, how […]

Make Words Work for You Pt. 1

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The Value of Networking – Work That Works

I thought I should practice what I preach and fly the flag for networking last week. The last time I posted some event soundbites from clever women on issues facing working women it was hugely popular. Meryl Streep once said “I’m curious about people. That’s the essence of my acting. I’m interested in what it […]

The Power of Journaling in a Career Relaunch

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Precision Personal Profiles – Podcast

This very practical podcast is with the amazing Lee Lam of Ditch the CV, and is a discussion about personal profiles, tired CV clichés, and how to laser target yourself to meeting the needs of a particular recruiter, rather than reeling off lists of past achievements. It’s full of fantastic advice for any job hunter, […]

Stop Comparing – Swim in your Own Lane

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Video – How To Come Back from Redundancy

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.22.3″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.22.3″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.22.5″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”]It’s over a decade ago now but I will never forget the shock, and then to be honest, the shame of redundancy – how it really felt to be told I wasn’t needed any more.   Nowadays redundancy is just […]

Video – How to Find Fulfilling Work

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.22.3″][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.22.3″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.22.5″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”]In this video, I look at the hugely successful book ‘How to Find Fulfilling Work’ and what it can teach us about overcoming our own fears.       How to Find Fulfilling Work (The School of Life)   The desire […]