What Do Business Analysts Actually Do? (Aspiring BA Career Coaching Tips – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

One of the greatest joys in being an IT Career Coach is helping people change careers, and one of the most in-demand career transitions in IT is into Business Analysis.  If you’re an aspiring IT Business Analyst, read on for more career coaching tips on how to be a BA.   The first post of my three-part “Aspiring BA Career Coaching Tips” series will cover a question I get asked a lot – what do BAs in IT actually do? My…

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The Ultimate Decision-Maker When Quitting Jobs & Accepting Offers – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Being a recruiter helped me hone my gut. No, not the gut from countless beers from boozy client meetings, but my instincts. As a recruiter, I dealt with both honest candidates and managers… and liars that cost me thousands of dollars. When that happens to you, you learn to start listening a lot less with your ears, and focus on the feeling in your belly. Do you trust your gut?   Regardless of what you do for a living, you…

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How To Land an IT Business Analyst Role (Aspiring BA Career Coaching Tips – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

Want to know how to land a job as an IT Business Analyst?   I’ve helped many clients secure top BA roles through IT career coaching services, CV and LinkedIn writing. I’ve also helped clients break into the field, using transferable skills and career planning to gain an entry to this rewarding and varied profession.   In this three-part series, I’m sharing IT career coaching tips for anyone aspiring to become a BA. In the last post we covered –…

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Five Ways to Accelerate your BA Career (Aspiring BA Coaching Tips – Career Development, Self Improvement Article

I love helping people accelerate their careers with career coaching. In this post, as part of our three-part series, I want to share some top tips on how to advance your career in business analysis. Read our earlier posts on How To Land an IT Business Analyst Role and What Do Business Analysts Actually Do?.   Be the person who always knows who to talk to and what questions to ask. Top BAs understand exactly how an organisation works. Not only do…

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