ON CHANGING YOUR CAREER…

ON CHANGING YOUR CAREER…

If you really want to jump start your career, there are proven strategies to doing it quickly and successfully. I have done it 5 times, no pay cut, no volunteering necessary. It has worked for so many as well. I know first hand how it feels to be miserable in a job. I...

WELLNESS.

I can only be my most productive when I can bring my whole self to work. A big part of fulfilment comes from the ability to be your true self. Working in your flow and basking in the euphoria of contributing to life. Many people find they have to wear a work persona...

What’s Your Masterclass?

I recently have been seeing the facebook adverts of Masterclass, a subscription based membership that gives access to a library of instructor led masterclasses. The ads feature some pretty engaging topics that will appeal to most people, especially creatives. The...
HR, A NOBLE PROFESSION.

HR, A NOBLE PROFESSION.

Someone asked me the other day whether they were sharing money as bait to join the HR profession. They were referring to the ever-increasing influx of people, mostly women by the way, opting for a career in HR. In more recent times, HR has gained more respect as a...
HR, A NOBLE PROFESSION.

COMPANY CULTURE.

I was facilitating a workshop when the question of corporate culture came up. I asked the group what their culture was and one of the business leaders confidently replied, ‘we don’t have one.’ I had spent 3 days with this team and watched them arrive late every...
Own Your Career.

Own Your Career.

I was 21 years old when the recruitment consultant asked me, ‘Is there anywhere you wouldn’t want us to send your CV?’ She sounded surprised when I said yes, followed quickly by the word ‘banks.’ I really don’t know how I came up with that response. My guess is that...

DEPRESSION.

It is normal to feel sad every now and then, especially with life’s challenges, but when sad feelings persists beyond 2 weeks and escalate to feeling helpless, hopeless and even worthless, then you could be dealing with something beyond regular sadness. You could be...
Flexible Working

Flexible Working

Why are some businesses rushing back to the office? Some degree of flexibility can be designed into many jobs that are still fronted as essentially on-site work. Organisations need to sit down, analyse productivity metrics and enjoy the obvious benefits from flexible...