Young and employed? Please take this survey (and feature in my next book)

Mar 08, 14 Young and employed? Please take this survey (and feature in my next book)

Posted by in Blog, Employment, Job hunting tips

Since writing my first book, 7 Keys to a Winning CV (published in 2011), I have had the rewarding privilege of working closely with young people to help them find jobs. Along the way, I discovered that a lot of the struggle young people have in finding work – and part of the reason for the high unemployment rate for the 16-24...

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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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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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Nice girls don’t get the corner office [extended book review]

At the beginning of March, I was invited to be a panellist for a Southbank Centre discussion on women and careers, part of Southbank’s annual ‘WOW’ festival celebrating women’s achievements across the world. In preparation for the discussion – titled, ‘Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner...

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5 “cheesy” job hunting strategies from Who Moved My Cheese

Jun 19, 12 5 “cheesy” job hunting strategies from Who Moved My Cheese

Posted by in Blog, Job hunting tips

After several years of hearing of the book Who Moved My Cheese: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life and mentally bookmarking it as a “must-read someday”, I finally got hold of a copy last week and I can tell you, it really is a must read! Written by Dr Spencer Johnson, Who Moved My Cheese? uses the...

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