career planning

Is it time for you to make a Career Change?

Is it time for you to make a Career Change?

When it comes to their careers, it’s undeniable that women are often short-changed as they sacrifice career progression in favour of making family friendly career choices. Despite living in an age where feminism is quite prevalent, we’re still seeing women being paid...

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Is it time for you to make a Career Change?

Why my job share proposal didn’t work

And what you can learn from my mistakes. Several years ago, a colleague and I were both going on maternity leave at the same time.  A managerial role had come up that we both wanted and had done before.  Neither of us wanted to work full-time when we came back from...

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Is it time for you to make a Career Change?

What else can I do with a degree in Teaching?

Ever wondered what else you could do with a Teaching degree than just teach?  If you've thought about a career change, no doubt you've put it off because you think there's nothing else you could do with your degree. The great news is that teaching prepares you for...

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Is it time for you to make a Career Change?

7 ways a second language can boost your career

Do you know a second language or are thinking of learning one? Good news! Your bilingual skills can help you have an edge on your career too! With the internet, so many companies are able to expand globally. That means the need for people who speak more than one...

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Ditch the dead-end job and make a difference with your career

Ditch the dead-end job and make a difference with your career

So many of us are tired and overworked.  We would love to have more time to give back to the community, but have nowhere to fit this into our busy lives.   At the same time, we’re giving hours a week to soul-less jobs that are sucking out our spirits. Imagine if your...

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Is it time for you to make a Career Change?

Don’t apply for a job until you read this

Many people make the mistake of thinking a job application is all about them. It’s not. The employer wants to see that you would be a good fit for the company and can adapt to their style, not the other way around. Harsh but true. Unless you are fortunate enough to not need a job, most of us need to conform to the standards of our employers and keep anything that might be a bit too quirky for work at home. Rather than selling your personality in your cover letter, stick to selling your skills and experience.

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