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580,000 new competitors for your next job

I have just received an email in from Reed.co.uk You have probably seen their TV adverts recently. (Daft annoying adverts at that). They have proudly announced that this campaign alone has added 580,000 new CVs to their database. So what’s that to you? Well...

Great livechat session today

Had a great live chat session today. Delighted that so many people would choose to spend a Saturday morning talking about their career to me. If I had badges you would all get one We talked about interview nerves, getting interviews, managing teams, stress at work and...

Job hunting for introverts

Lately I have received a few comments from introverts who feel the have wrongly lost jobs to less able extroverts. Is this true? Yes. It happens every day of the week. The conventional recruitment process is biased against introverts of all sorts. This is why I teach...

Career Advice is mostly wrong

Shocking as it may seem, most of the career advice provided is completely wrong! Look at who is providing the career advice to young people. 1) Teachers 2) Parents 3) Friends 4) The young person themselves. None of the above should be listened to when it comes to...