Career decision making? It ain’t easy. 5 hazards to look out for.

Posted by Laura Brammar on 18-Apr-2016 10:30:00

 All of us at some point in our lives will have made a decision about our career. In fact, we are more likely to have made several such decisions throughout our life time.  Whether to pursue a career based on your degree, or whether to work within a particular organization; these are choices which you will have made at different stages in your career development.

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Topics: career change, career choice, career coaching, career success

If you're a boss, you should also be a careers coach

Posted by Laura Brammar on 15-Mar-2016 11:00:00

What do you expect from your own boss?  To let you know how you’re getting on in your job? To answer any questions you have about your work load?  How about to develop your long term career beyond your current managerial role?

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Topics: career choice, Consultancy, leadership, Research

Supersize your career: How secondments can help you grow your career

Posted by Laura Brammar on 09-Mar-2016 10:30:00

Fancy getting some experience in another part of your business?  Curious about what like might be like on the client or in-house side of your industry? Ever considered doing a secondment? 

For many professionals a secondment can be a great way to develop their career whilst still remaining part of their organisation and team.

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Topics: employability skills, career choice, Research

You need careers advice. Have you asked your boss yet?

Posted by Laura Brammar on 03-Mar-2016 10:30:00

What do you expect from your boss?  To let you know how you’re getting on in your job? To answer any questions you have about your work load?  How about to develop your long term career and give you career advice?

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Topics: career choice, Consultancy, leadership, Research

To second or not second? That is the question

Posted by Laura Brammar on 01-Mar-2016 15:47:16

Secondments have been a part of the working landscape for a very long time.  Whether it’s a member of one corporate team wanting to gain experience within another function, or a government department professional working in another division, many managers have been faced with such requests.

Are secondments still that popular though? Moreover, does it matter if opportunities for such secondments within your organisation are actually very limited?

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Topics: employability skills, career choice, Research

Want to take the next step and become a manager?

Posted by careers consultant on 16-Feb-2016 11:30:00

So you have your eye on that managerial role. But is it actually the best option for you? And if it is, how do you get it?

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Topics: career choice, Consultancy, leadership

2 steps to your career (re)launch

Posted by Sue Moseley on 21-Dec-2015 15:00:00

Brilliant images of the launch of the latest mission to the International Space Station and UK astronaut Tim Peake have been everywhere this week. So with launches in mind as we close the year, what of work? As you close the year and look ahead to the next, here are two simple steps that will get your career thinking moving.

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Topics: career change, career choice, career coaching

Your career choice? Or your parents?

Posted by Laura Brammar on 06-Oct-2015 11:30:00

Researchers have repeatedly shown that parental influence can have a significant effect on our choices about our educational and employment choices.  Would you say that’s true for you too?

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Topics: career choice

Redundancy: Career killer or chance to reinvent?

Posted by Dan Hughes on 18-Sep-2015 13:40:00

Experts predict that by 2025, 50 percent of occupations existing today will be completely redundant.

How would you cope knowing that your role was marked for termination? Find out my top tips for preparing for redundancy below. 

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Topics: career change, Redundancy Options, career choice, Consultancy

New Year, New You

Posted by Amanda Taylor on 13-Jan-2012 17:33:35

So it's a New Year! But many of us find it hard to maintain enthusiasm for the resolutions we so blithely made on New Years Eve. Perhaps chocolate just has too seductive a call, or the urge to become the greatest fitness icon since David Beckham seems like a bit too much effort.

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Topics: career change, career choice, Consultancy

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