In your excitement for a role have you thought about how to excel at video interview? You CAN take advantage of the platform to deliver a great meeting. Covid has accelerated the inevitable transition to this format. I spend most of my working week either in video interviews, or gaining feedback from interviewers who have […]
Keeping hope in the job market in 2020 seems challenging to say the least at the moment. Remember the first weeks of lockdown? With sourdough recipes, online language courses, mastering the “mute” button (or not), school-aged parents became self-styled teachers of the nation curriculum. We rose to the challenge, thinking that it would all be […]
If you’re a working parent of school-aged children right now your weekly routine has turned on its head. My kitchen is my meeting room, I can be looking at boiling peas on the hob or my boss’s head. I teach my children about prepositions whilst doing my regular 9 – 5.30, the washing basket constantly […]
What is going to happen to the job market? Surely nothing, with the global share markets plummeting. Businesses (hopefully) are focusing on the safety of their staff and cash preservation. We start to understand that we are in this for the long haul. The press warns of recessed, even depressed markets. For you, if you […]
We often rely heavily on others for our sense of self-worth. Here are tips on how not to rely so much on external validation
Four in every 1000 people in the UK accept redundancy per month. Redundancy is not “being managed out” of a business or being sacked; it is a commercial fact of the market. After 20 years in recruitment, I see redundancy as an opportunity to rise like a phoenix from the ashes. Why? How can you […]
If you have spent any time at home caring for a loved one, whether it be as a parent or as a carer, you will know it can be incredibly difficult to go back to work and you can feel quite guilty about leaving the home and working.