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Breaking the news to employees when jobs are going

George Clooney’s character in the film Up in the Air describes his job as being “hired by cowards who don’t have the guts to do their own dirty work”. Photograph: Tal Cohen/EPA It is not easy to tell someone their job is gone, but it can be done fairly and with [...]

By |2017-07-15T14:20:47+00:00December 12th, 2016|Career Advice, News Articles|0 Comments

In the wrong job? Here are 6 tips on how to successfully change career

IT’S A FRUSTRATING time when you realise your current career isn’t turning out to be what you want it to be, and what you had hoped it would be. You’re in a situation where you can feel stuck because you can’t see another option, and you have to keep working because you have commitments, a [...]

By |2016-11-05T13:57:48+00:00September 2nd, 2015|Career Advice, News Articles|0 Comments

There’s no shame in redundancy – hold your head high and try again

IN MEETING WITH candidates in the 40s and older, who are now trying to get their career back on track following a redundancy, I’ve noticed a reluctance and difficulty in talking about the redundancy – it’s almost as if it’s shameful to talk about! For those of us that that went through education in the [...]

By |2016-11-05T13:57:48+00:00June 1st, 2015|Career Advice, News Articles|0 Comments

Hunting for a job? Here are some tips (whether you’re 25 or 50)

“I’VE SENT OUT hundreds of CVs but I never got a response, not even a thank you or acknowledgement”. This is what I hear from candidates all the time. They feel frustrated. They look for reasons why this happens – sometimes we seek to blame both ourselves and others. “I’m the wrong side of 50…” [...]

By |2016-11-05T13:57:48+00:00May 10th, 2015|Career Advice, News Articles|0 Comments

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