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Job and career transitions can be messy. Letting go and moving on are emotional rollercoasters. Sometimes you don’t get a choice whether to stay or go if you get fired or made redundant. Other times you make the leap because you need a change or life sucks. The one thing you have in your control is your response to any given situation. How do you leave well whatever the circumstances? Here are some pros and cons for burning and not burning your bridges when you leave a job or career: You…

As a career mentor, one of the most frequent inquiries I get asked is: “What are the best questions to ask during a job interview?” So, broken down by the most common priorities for job seekers (including just getting the job!), here are the questions that impress me the most when I’m hiring: Priority: Teamwork and Testing Passion What qualities and traits do your very best contributors share? How could I immediately help the current team succeed? When you first started working here, why did…

Creating headspace when changing jobs and careers is a healthy practice and a rewarding investment of your time. Why is this so, what does it look like and how do you do it? Making the transition from one job or career to another can be tough emotionally. The speed and intensity of the rollercoaster of emotions is different for each of us. You can feel disoriented standing at the crossroads of the past, present and future. My coaching clients have often spent many years in the same…

Oh boy I bet this one caught your eye! Sorry to bait and switch you but this is about the job, or what I refer to as the mistress.  I say this because, as with many of you, the job seems to get the better parts of me sometimes.  It calls in the middle of the ... Read More »

How often have you taken the time to think about what really interests you at work, what has perhaps shaped the career choices you have made so far?  Think about those times when you get really absorbed in something, the time flies by doesn’t it? Why is this important?  Because it’s all about bringing more of yourself to work. When you really enjoy what you do, you are more likely to perform well and be satisfied with your career. What comes to your mind when you think of career…

Are you a Positive Persuader or a Cautious Realist when it comes to your job and career? Do you see sunshine or showers? Both of these perspectives have their pros and cons, yet seeing them as mutually exclusive can be unhelpful. This article looks at how you can marry the two to move you forward ... Read More »

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Signs You’ve Outgrown Your Job

It’s a new year, a new you, but your job isn't quite what you want it to be anymore.

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