A mentor is someone who currently is where you want to be. The relationship you have with a mentor can be an official one, or it can be informal such as following in the footsteps of someone you admire. A mentor is usually someone who has experience and have gone through the growing pains towards success.
Why, do so many organisations fail to ensure that managers are having career conversations with their workforce? For many, the reason lies in some the following myths about career conversations
I remember what it was like when I first started in my chosen career of HR, several years ago. I couldn’t wait to get to work in the morning and bored everyone stiff at the weekend with projects I was working on and things I was doing at work. When I look back, some 20 […]
Choosing a career is a big decision. There are lots of factors to consider. What do you like doing? What are you good at? What are your strengths and weaknesses? What are your aspirations and ambitions? Do you prefer to lead or be part of a team? Some of these might be easy to answer […]
What is a career development conversation? A Career Development Conversation is an honest, open discussion between employee and manager that supports the employee in developing their career goals and plans for achieving what is mutually beneficial to the individual and the organisation. It isn’t a single, one off conversation. It is a series of conversations […]
When it comes to submitting a professional CV, there are many job seekers who wonder if they should hire the services of a professional CV writer. When it comes to submitting a professional CV, there are many job seekers who wonder if they should hire the services of a professional CV writer. A professional CV writer is often a freelance writer, who specializes in writing professional CVs. Many professional CV writers have a degree or years of experience of creating professional CVs. The decision as to whether or not you want to hire the services of a professional CV writer is yours to make, but there are benefits to doing so.
We all know that the world of work we live in today is subject to constant change. Being able to adapt and change to the needs of your organisation or sector are key to creating a futureproof career.
Below are my 4 top tips to help you futureproof your career
Sheryl Sandburg once said, ‘In the future there will be no female leaders, just leaders’ and whilst this is an aspiration that many of us can relate to, we are not there yet.
Thinking about a career change and making the move from one career to another can be seen as quite an undertaking. Taking the steps needed to make the change a reality require certain mindset tools we need to either have or develop. These tools are often at the heart of why we end up not […]
Even in organisations where career development conversations do take place, it does not always mean that they are done effectively, consistently or done well. So, what gets in the way of us having good career conversations? These are some of the most common barriers to the career conversation. The manager isn’t sure if it’s important […]