LinkedIn Tip – #ONO

Have you come across this hashtag on LinkedIn? Me neither, but LinkedIn Influencers are talking about it as a way of signifying Open to New Opportunities with minimal loss of your precious 120 characters in your headline. And did you know that only 32 of these show up in an initial search unless people click … Continued

Weight Loss Diary – Part 1

I’m annoyed with myself, I’ve come back from holiday and I’ve put on 8 pounds. I know people often put on half a stone after a holiday and I was away for a month, so in that sense it’s not too bad. But I’m annoyed that I hadn’t lost weight before I went away. I … Continued

Teenager Job Hunting Tips for getting your first job

This article is focused on Teenager Job Hunting; not everyone wants to go to University and you may have a younger relative who plans to leave education at 18. It can be hard to get a job without work experience, and this article on Teenager Job Hunting will help. I'm sharing this now, in January, … Continued

Using MOOCs for professional development

MOOC stands for Massive, Open, Online Courses (Moocs) Massive because millions sign up for these, world-wide Open because most are free, and you don’t have to have specific qualifications to sign up (although sometimes a particular background is recommended). Online and available on the web via your phone as well as on your computer Course … Continued

Do we still need business cards?

I met up with Fiona and Caroline recently, and towards the end they handed over business cards.  I didn’t have any on me and it made me think – should I still have them? I’ve had so many different styles of business cards in the past, and learnt to have text on both sides. More … Continued

Start today – Stop waiting and take action today

I was about to watch a Clean Bandit video – Symphony, on YouTube and for once watched the ad. It was for Barclaycard, so the aim was to get people to sign up for a credit card. I stayed watching as the ad was set up as an experiment, and I could see the purpose. … Continued

Job Hunting: A better way to find a new job

Job Hunting   I regularly talk with people who are struggling with job hunting. Months have gone by and they still haven’t got a job offer, and not surprisingly are losing motivation and getting despondent. The first question I ask them is what they are looking for. But they can’t be specific, they are too … Continued

Human Needs – Why you are the way you are

Why you are the way you are Human Needs, an understanding of these are as important as our values. Many years ago, I went to Unleash the Power Within, with Anthony Robbins and later did Mastery University. He writes powerful personal development books and there are some good articles on his company website.     … Continued

Why Choose Amazing People, part 2

Personal Approach 1. A personal service built on flexibility You will receive an exceptional level of personal service where you are treated as an individual. Utilising career coaching, career counselling, career guidance and expert advice we will design a programme to meet your needs and budget. In addition to the complimentary 15 minute consultation we … Continued