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job profiles

A plea! Keep job profiles real!

Why do we get job profiles so wrong? Lost in translation As both an executive search professional and a career coach, I am frequently bemused how hiring managers and job seekers fail to communicate with each other and misunderstand or even misrepresent themselves in the process. I’m very mindful there is a strong sales role…

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Superwoman and out moded concept

Superwoman: an out moded concept

  Mushrooms, breasts and dentists Yes there’s a link to why superwoman an outmoded concept is still being regurgitated in the 21st century ! Like many professional women in the 80s, I got caught up in the Shirley Conran philosophy that smart women could indeed succeed in a career, cope with motherhood and still have…

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Small decisions can create BIG changes

How good is your best? We all think we do absolutely the best we can to resolve issues that challenge us. Losing weight, getting fit, looking for a job. But do we really? As a recruiter and coach I play an active part in professional networks and also LinkedIn discussion groups. I hear and see…

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non-verbal communication

Interviews and Non Verbal Communication

Your lips may not be moving and you haven’t said a word, but you’re actually sending a message in all sorts of other ways without even realising it. You just have to make sure it’s the right one So you‘ve been called for an interview for a great job. Your amazing CV has missed the…

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survivor skills

Survivor Skills for the Employed

There are many forms of career transition in a working life: starting new jobs or careers, moving geographically, becoming a trailing spouse, taking maternity leave, having a new boss, promotions, retiring and experiencing re-structuring. And of course, in today’s climate, losing jobs. But in a downturn, career transition doesn’t just cover the people who have…

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