Notes to a Comeback Girl


Tips, Guides and Encouragement from my Blog

How to Cope with the Covid Blur

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 -...

How to Look for Work During during Covid-19

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...

What Does a Recruiter Do (behind the scenes)?

This week I share some behind the scenes on what you can do to give the best account of yourself. What does a recruiter like me do behind the scenes?How Your Application Gets to a Recruiter Unless I am directly approaching someone through my network I will receive a...

Redundancy Advice – How to Play it Well

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...

Guilt of Going Back to Work

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.

How to be Female at Work and Still Excel Pt 2

Why do we even talk about how to be female at work and still excel in 2019? No-one is searching for web content about “thriving at work as a man in 2019”. Maybe we will one day see “thriving at work after extended parental leave as a man in 2019″. For women...

How to be Female at Work and Still Excel

Many of us are afraid to be our integrated selves, and be "fully female" at work in the belief it might hold you back. Recently in honour of International Womens Day, some very talented women in my "real job" talked candidly in a webinar. They shared on climbing the...

Five things I’ve learned about being a working mother

I asked podcast guest, accomplished editor and journalist, mum and friend Jess Spiring to download some wisdom for us on how to get promoted, still be a present mum and not get chored to death below. It really is my dream to have clever, diligent working parents (who...

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