Career Skills

Tip for Working from Home: Pack up for the weekend – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

by Karen Adamedes When you’re working at home it can be really hard to separate work and home life. Particularly now when you can’t leave home except for that daily walk or trip to the store. But you still need a break. Pack up your laptop, make a symbolic gesture – a ‘Sorry We’re Closed’ or ‘See you Monday’ sign or close the door to the room where you normally work. And enjoy your weekend!   This tip is based…

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How to update your CV and find your next role – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

by Jack Lloyd If you’ve made the decision to move on from your job and find your next role, one of the biggest challenges can be to update your CV. It’s important to get it right and ensure that your career history is relevant to any new positions that you’re going to apply for. If you’re not sure where to start, or sigh at the thought of having to revisit your CV – don’t fear. Our advice will help you…

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How to Unlock the Secret Code of Job Ads – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Job advertisements posted by companies in search of candidates are often more aspirational than realistic. They are trying to try to find the person that matches their needs and values the most, so even if you don’t fit every single criteria don’t despair. But that doesn’t mean you should skim job postings and apply for as many as possible. By reading them carefully and watching out for some key phrases you’ll be able to save yourself and the recruiters a…

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7 Practical Career Tips for 2019 – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

by Karen Adamedes A new year. A new opportunity to be successful in your work and continue to develop your career. Both of which should help you enjoy what you are doing now – as well as lay the groundwork for what you would like to do next. Here are 7 super practical tips for your career success in 2019 1. Work with a mentor In the 18th century Irish writer and author of ‘The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes’ said,…

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5 ways to advance your career – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

By Lucy Manole According to research, a person spends one-third of his or her lifetime at work. Building your career is quite a journey, and it is natural to feel the need to move it along at some point. Financial requirements, a twist of fate, an ill-advised decision, and more can make you end up with a job that you are not happy in. However, if you are passionate about your career, you can always work on yourself and move…

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