Why you should keep an appraisal journal

  It doesn’t matter at what point in the year performance reviews take place, they always seem to take everyone by surprise – managers and their team members alike. There is always a scramble to gather the data to support an individual’s rating. For all the performance calibration meetings that I have been involved in, […]

How to give your LinkedIN Profile an end of year refresh

December is always a great time to reflect on the year that we will be leaving behind as well as getting ourselves ready for the year ahead. This also means freshening up your social media accounts and in particular LinkedIN. You’ll find below a list of actions that I recommend you do each December to […]

How to find the right mentor for you

October 27th is National Mentoring Day. This is a day that I will always celebrate because mentors have played such an integral part of my personal and professional development. The CIPD define mentoring as “a relationship in which a more experienced colleague shares their greater knowledge to support the development of an inexperienced member of staff. It […]

7 Ways to Future-Proof Your Career

As the picture above says, “you didn’t come this far only to come this far”. You have gotten to the position that you are in due to your hard work, your expertise and the opportunities that you have created for yourself. The workplace will change exponentially over the next few years. You don’t believe me? […]

How would you describe “Your Perfect Day”​?

  When we are stuck about what to do next, it can be useful to take a step back and think about your average, yet perfect day. These are the kind of things that you would like to do on a daily basis that you would never tire of. Grab a coffee and a blank sheet […]

7 Reasons to Book a 60 Minute Turbo Call with me

I’ve received many questions over the past week about my 60 Minute Turbo calls,  one of the services that I offer my clients. The most common question is “what could I use it for?” People are not always sure what to expect.  The way to get the most benefit out of it is to focus […]

My 5 Golden Rules for Being a Great Podcast Guest

My love of podcasts started when I began a new job that came with a 3 hour daily commute on public transport. They were a way to switch off from the world, block out all the noise and be informed or entertained, depending on my mood. This love has grown exponentially during lockdown. I would […]

Your 4 Routes into the Job Market

When I’m working with my 1:1 clients and we are discussing how best to approach the job market, I describe the 4 routes in — noting that not all of these are created equal. Some of statistically more effective than others, some clients prefer one method over another. This is YOUR job search, you need to get comfortable with […]

How to Write a 90 Day Plan

You’ve secured the role of your dreams and are breathing a sigh of relief as your job search comes to an end. Now you realise that the hard work has only just begun. Your next challenge is to hit the ground running and reassure your new manager that you were the natural choice for the […]