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How to build a portfolio career

How to build a portfolio career

What is a portfolio career? The world of work has changed over the past 20 years, with a shift from having a ‘job for life’ in a single organisation to having multiple jobs throughout your career, as well as a surge in self-employment. One alternative way of working...

How to finish the year on a high!

How to finish the year on a high!

Christmas is just around the corner and there are only a handful of working weeks left to complete our 2021 projects, tie up all those loose ends, and begin planning for the first few weeks of the new year. If you’re craving the opportunity to entirely switch off from...

How to let go at the end of the workday

How to let go at the end of the workday

Work is such a massive part of our lives, and when it’s particularly stressful, it can be hard to leave it behind at the end of the day and not let it spill over into our personal lives. Throw into the mix more of us working from home, where the boundary between...

How to change industry and find a job in a new sector

How to change industry and find a job in a new sector

If you love WHAT you do but you’re no longer enthused about WHERE you do it, perhaps it’s time to switch industries and find a job in a new sector? Moving to an organisation with an alternative focus, different customers, products or values can be energising and give...

Managing your mental health and wellbeing during redundancy

Managing your mental health and wellbeing during redundancy

With furlough having officially come to an end, and with so many industries affected by the ongoing pandemic, redundancies are an inevitable part of the changing employment landscape. If you find yourself facing this situation, you're bound to experience a range of...

Taking advantage of a career crossroads

Taking advantage of a career crossroads

You may find yourself at a career crossroads for several reasons. Apathy for your current role, redundancy, returning to work after parental leave or relocation, to name just a few. Whatever stage of your career you’re at, and whatever your personal circumstances,...

How to stop comparing yourself to others at work

How to stop comparing yourself to others at work

Comparing ourselves to others at work. We’ve all been there, haven’t we? Assessing performances during a big presentation. Measuring our success against others in our team. Gosh, we even do it in our personal lives when we’re scrolling through social media and...

Five top tips for returning to work after a career break

Five top tips for returning to work after a career break

Returning to work after a career break can feel incredibly daunting and lonely. Many people have experienced this, and for a variety of reasons, like redundancy or an extended period of time off caring for young children. Please take comfort in the fact that you’re...

What is burnout and how can you learn strategies to avoid it?

What is burnout and how can you learn strategies to avoid it?

All jobs come with an element of pressure. It could be satisfying customer expectations, meeting tight deadlines, managing a large team or overcoming creativity blocks. Whilst this pressure can help push us outside our comfort zones and develop skills to grow and...

Are you stuck in a career rut?

Are you stuck in a career rut?

In the words of Alice Cooper, school’s out for the summer! I hope you’ve gone/are going somewhere lovely or at least have some time off planned. For many, holidays are a time to relax for a week or two and put work to the back of their minds. For others though, work...