The Blog

Month: September 2023

How to hit the ground running after a career break

Friday, September 22nd, 2023

There are many reasons why you might have to put your career on pause for a while, whether it’s bringing up kids, taking care of elderly relatives, or just pursuing a personal passion such as travel. And that means relaunching your career is increasingly a rite of passage. But that doesn’t make it easy: you [Read more…]

How mentoring benefits everyone involved

Friday, September 8th, 2023

A career mentor is generally an experienced and knowledgeable individual who provides guidance, support, and advice to someone (the mentee) looking to develop their professional skills and advance in their career. This relationship typically involves the mentor sharing their expertise, insights, and experiences to help the mentee overcome challenges, set career goals, and make informed [Read more…]

Beat procrastination to get productive

Friday, September 8th, 2023

Almost all of us find ourselves getting distracted or putting things off from time to time, but for around one in five people, it’s a chronic problem. Psychologists believe that we’re not born procrastinators, but it’s a habit that grows over time.   Why do we procrastinate?  Procrastination happens when we delay doing things we [Read more…]

Making your performance appraisal work for you

Friday, September 8th, 2023

They can seem like a chore for bosses and employees, but if you want to climb the career ladder, it’s vital to take appraisals seriously. For your employer, they’re an opportunity to communicate their priorities and set targets. And for you, they’re a chance to talk about what you need to develop in your career [Read more…]

Could a career in HR be right for you?

Friday, September 8th, 2023

One of the foundations of a successful business is the ability to attract and retain talent. Human Resources (sometimes referred to as Personnel) plays a vital role in this. HR covers everything from recruitment and training to employee wellbeing and even conflict resolution in the workplace. HR professionals also play a crucial role in fostering [Read more…]