These posts offer guidance on job hunting when it is time for a new role.

What impact are you making at interview? Go beyond the obvious

Interviews. Very few would say they enjoy them but they are a necessary part to moving forward in your career. There are three typical, and obvious, things people focus on when they have an interview: Knowledge about the company. What they will say when answering questions. What to wear. All of these three are important. However, there’s a fourth consideration [...]

By |2020-09-21T09:35:24+00:00September 21st, 2020|New role|Comments Off on What impact are you making at interview? Go beyond the obvious

Getting a new role – three things most people don’t consider

Wanting or needing to look for a new role can feel like an uphill struggle, especially if you haven’t done it for a while and particularly if it’s an unexpected or unwanted situation. There are the obvious things to do – work on your CV and LinkedIn profile, think about how you will answer questions at interview etc. However, there are [...]

By |2020-10-14T17:01:21+00:00September 14th, 2020|New role|Comments Off on Getting a new role – three things most people don’t consider

How to make your next career move – priority actions

Whatever the economy or current situation, there will be people who want or need to make their next career move. Whether you are looking for a new role internally, want to move organisation, or considering  your options, you need to be focused. To help you prioritise what you spend your time on, I’ve set out three key elements you need [...]

By |2020-08-17T08:08:43+00:00August 17th, 2020|New role|Comments Off on How to make your next career move – priority actions

A positive impact at interview

Whether you are moving on internally or seeking a new role externally, there will always be an interview. After all the hard upfront work, you need to make sure you’re aware of how you come across at interview to make sure you have a positive impact at interview and consider whether your current style needs some work. It isn’t about [...]

By |2020-11-23T14:50:21+00:00August 12th, 2020|New role|Comments Off on A positive impact at interview

Making your next career move: CV and LinkedIn profile

Your CV The key job of your CV is to help you to stand out in the pile/inbox and make it a no brainer that a potential employer should see you. Therefore, your CV needs to: make it super clear what your skills and experience are include ‘hooks’, so that potential employers want to know more be concise have a [...]

By |2020-08-07T10:06:18+00:00August 7th, 2020|New role|Comments Off on Making your next career move: CV and LinkedIn profile

Getting a new role after redundancy – crucial steps to take

Looking for a new role is challenging enough and even more so because of redundancy. It can be difficult to pick yourself up when you’re feeling a sense of rejection and potentially questioning your professional value. In the last recession, I was made redundant from a job that I disliked and had wanted to escape from - but that didn’t [...]

By |2020-06-07T13:04:23+00:00March 12th, 2020|New role|Comments Off on Getting a new role after redundancy – crucial steps to take

Tell-tale signs it’s time to move onto a new role and top tips to help you

People often struggle to look for a new role unless they are at a real 'pain point'. This article which I wrote for We Are The City looks at the tell-talle signs that it is time and provides some top tips to get started. You can read the article here.

By |2020-04-16T13:05:25+00:00September 20th, 2019|New role|Comments Off on Tell-tale signs it’s time to move onto a new role and top tips to help you

Finding a new job – your guide

Finding a new job can feel like a full-time job. So, in this article, I’ll give you key guidance to help you get going and focus your efforts. To help you prioritise what you spend your time on, I’ve set out four key elements you need to work on to increase your chances of success. Focus on these aspects and [...]

By |2019-08-30T13:02:27+00:00August 20th, 2019|New role|Comments Off on Finding a new job – your guide

Top tips for looking for a new role

There is no doubt that the thought of looking for a new role fills many people with dread. There’s the work to do on your CV, your LinkedIn profile to work on (or even to create…), the recruiters to deal with and of course the challenge of attending interviews around your existing role. It often feels like a mammoth task [...]

By |2019-08-22T14:35:04+00:00July 30th, 2019|New role|Comments Off on Top tips for looking for a new role

Interview -can you articulate your experience & expertise well?

Going for an interview usually daunts even the most confident person. This is particularly the case when it has been a while since you have interviewed for a new role. As an experienced professional, there is little doubt that you have a wealth of experience and expertise to offer a new employer. However, unless you can articulate it clearly to [...]

By |2019-09-26T15:48:05+00:00February 26th, 2018|New role|Comments Off on Interview -can you articulate your experience & expertise well?