What’s your WIFT?

What’s your WIFT?

W.I.F.T. stands for 'What's In it For Them' and is vital to engage people influential to your success. Whether you are employed or self-employed, it is even more important now than ever before in a highly competitive market to clearly, briefly, and explicitly express...

How career adaptable are you?

How career adaptable are you?

Career adaptability is incredibly important at the moment and increasingly so for the foreseeable future. It is wise to have a Career plan 'A', 'B' and 'C' - one of the recommendations in the Book: The Start-up of you by LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman and Ben...

What is your career insurance

What is your career insurance

It is vital in uncertain times to have career 'insurance' - a plan 'A', 'B' and 'C' for your career. Do you? Not having an insurance policy for your career is like driving a car in winter with only one headlight, a 10 year old map, a nearly empty tank of petrol with...

Career Reinvention

Career Reinvention

Many people at the moment, because of shrinking sectors are being forced to rethink their careers. They may have been with the same company or in the same profession for their whole lives, so this can feel very very daunting. In times of economic growth, I help people...

Redundancy – problem or opportunity?

Redundancy – problem or opportunity?

How are you feeling about the ‘R’ word? If you are over 40, then you will remember the late 1980’s/early 1990’s when redundancy and negative equity were commonplace. I was made redundant in the late 80’s. It was very stressful at the time, but a problem became an...

How to future-proof your career

How to future-proof your career

The Brexit/political impasse and more recently the impact of the coronavirus has been very stressful for many people With redundancies now likely to be on the horizon, and many companies currently having recruitment freezes, it can feel very challenging indeed to get...

Keep candidates warm not cold

Keep candidates warm not cold

Recruitment is a bit like dating. There is a lot of emotion and expectation involved behind the scenes. Unexpressed hope. Fragile confidence, fear of rejection, of not being ‘good enough’. Being aware of and empathetic to these emotions at play behind the...

Solid Brexit Advice

Solid Brexit Advice

Always keen to stay in touch with fellow businesses, I attend networking events and one of those is with Essendon Networking.   Roger Eddowes who runs Essendon Networking of Essendon Accountancy Practice based just outside of Milton Keynes has written some solid...

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