Nice girls *still* don’t get the corner office (book giveaway)

Feb 03, 14 Nice girls *still* don’t get the corner office (book giveaway)

Posted by in Blog, Book reviews, Competitions

Around this time last year, I was invited to Southbank Centre’s annual ‘WOW’ festival as a panellist for the very interesting discussion topic of “Nice girls don’t get the corner office”, based on the book by bestselling author, Dr. Lois Frankel. That event, and the book itself, ended up marking a...

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Why you shouldn’t waste your time making new goals this new year

Jan 04, 14 Why you shouldn’t waste your time making new goals this new year

Posted by in Blog, Mildred's thoughts

On New Years Eve I spent the best part of the day going over my last year’s journal and preparing to create my goals for the (then) coming year, as I do each year. As I reflected on last year’s progress, to my complete horror, I saw that of the 10 goals I had set myself for the year gone by, I had only achieved a measly...

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Top tips for landing a job in the City…and elsewhere

Oct 03, 13 Top tips for landing a job in the City…and elsewhere

Posted by in Blog, Employment, Job hunting tips

Last month I had the opportunity to attend Prospects in the City’s ‘Square Mile Jobs‘ learning event, a project aimed at helping unemployed workers in fringe boroughs to access City jobs. The event featured a panel discussion from three City employers – Garfield Cameron, Managing Director of Alpine...

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Two things I’ve learnt about CVs since writing ’7 Keys to a Winning CV’

Today is the second year anniversary of my book, 7 Keys to a Winning CV: How to create a CV that gets results, and to celebrate I’m giving away TWO signed copies to two very lucky jobseekers! If you want a copy, you’ve got to read right through to the end to find out how 7 Keys was the result of the two years I spent...

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Jobseekers’ round-up: a ‘dead’ eager cover letter and a unique resignation…

Sep 14, 13 Jobseekers’ round-up: a ‘dead’ eager cover letter and a unique resignation…

Posted by in Blog, Jobseekers' round-ups

The good and bad thing about the internet is that nothing is private any more. You do something bad, someone’s bound to capture it and post it on cyberspace somewhere. You do something good, the same thing can happen – albeit slower, perhaps. This job-seeking round-up involves the bad, the good…….and the...

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Rise to the top: 10 career tips from Karren Brady

Sep 02, 13 Rise to the top: 10 career tips from Karren Brady

Posted by in Blog, Book reviews, Job hunting tips

If you don’t know who Karren Brady is, it’s probably because you don’t watch The Apprentice, and if that’s the case, you’re probably missing out on one of the best and most useful reality TV shows that’s hit our TV screens in the last decade! In case you haven’t figured it out, I am a huge...

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