Career advice

Six tips to overcome imposter syndrome

Have you ever worked hard for something only to feel like a fraud when you achieve it? Maybe you have put a lot of effort in to gain a promotion and now you’re second guessing yourself? Or you have realised your biggest career ambition only to question whether you’re worthy? If any of these scenarios…

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5 ways to challenge your beliefs in the workplace

From the day we’re born, we’re unconsciously absorbing what is around us. Whether it’s through the voices of our parents, at school or online, we’re forming internal opinions and dialogue about people, places, and things. These learnings mean that we’re all carrying some form of unconscious bias and a specific set of value judgements. As…

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Five tips for networking in a digital world

It’s not what you know but who you know, as the adage goes, but is there any truth in it? Whilst we’d like to think that our career success is mainly driven by our hard work and accomplishments, that’s only part of the story. How we interact with others and what connections we make can…

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Six steps for recovery and recharging this Christmas

If you’re counting down the days to Christmas and holding out for your summer holiday, you’re not alone. Over the past couple of years, the pandemic, subsequent lockdowns and changing lifestyles have taken their toll on our physical and mental wellbeing. So, if December finds you feeling more emotionally and physically drained than ever before,…

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Prepping for your performance review – six steps to success

Love them or loathe them, for most of us the annual performance review is a part of our working lives. For employers, it’s a way to assess your performance, check that you’re on target to meet your key performance indicators, and to ensure you’re working in a way that aligns with company goals and values….

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Five simple steps to supercharge your career

Advancing your career and moving through the ranks into your ideal job requires commitment and dedication. If you’re scratching your head wondering how to get started it’s worth sitting down to create a high-level plan to identify tactics for success. We’ve put together five key tips to help you on your way. Get your personal…

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Help, I have a personality clash with my manager!

There are few things in the working world more challenging than when you have a personality clash with your manager. We asked career coach Rachel Hill for her take on this all-too-common problem. When people say they have a personality clash with their manager, they mean that they don’t get along with them for some…

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Eight steps to successful job hunting

Job hunting can be a daunting process, especially if you’re contemplating leaving a company where you’ve worked for a significant amount of time. For some, job hunting is an art form that they’ve carefully mastered, and for others, it can be overwhelming. If you’re struggling to get started or you want a handy guide to…

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Weighing up a resignation – Should I stay or should I go?

If you’re considering resigning from your job, it’s important to make sure you’ve thought it through. Perhaps you’re feeling underappreciated or want to take the next step in your career. Maybe you’re crunching numbers when what you really want to do is help people. Whatever the reason, it’s sensible to work towards a decision by…

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3 Steps to becoming a manager

People seeking our services frequently ask us this question, so we put it to career coach Rachel Hill, who has helped hundreds of people get more out of their working life. Wishing to progress at work is a natural desire for many in the workplace, but it can often seem out of reach. You may…

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