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I have seen the future and it's scary

I have seen the future and it's scary

The world is entering a period of profound change unlike any other over the last 250 years, and in particular the way we work.

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The SIX DON'TS of a job search

The SIX DON'TS of a job search

A job search is about total commitment and a laser focus...anything else is simply not enough.

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Work closely with your referees

Work closely with your referees

Good referees are very valuable.

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Think about the big picture – not just a job!

Think about the big picture – not just a job!

The gap between the winners and losers on many levels in this game we call the “global economy” is increasing.

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If you want to get lucky - take action

If you want to get lucky - take action

"Nothing will be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome."

Samuel Johnson

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Making your mind your friend - disarm your self-sabotages

Making your mind your friend - disarm your self-sabotages

Self-sabotages take the form of your inner dialogue with yourself. How you see things – the stories you create in your mind - determine your experience of life.

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Job searching can be difficult

Job searching can be difficult

Job searching can be a difficult, lengthy and frustrating business

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Your Career Plan

Your Career Plan

How is your career plan progressing?

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Drafting your job application

Drafting your job application

The following suggestions may be helpful in preparing a job application in response to an advertisement (online or otherwise).

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Tackling a job search

Tackling a job search

Starting a job search can be daunting.

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Break-through job search strategy

Break-through job search strategy

In any market the seller and buyer are brought together by mutual interest and the benefit they can be to each other.

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A Primary Resource During the Job Search is People

A Primary Resource During the Job Search is People

One of the most precious resources during a job search is people.

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Job search structure

Job search structure

Every successful job search will have a structure.  It is not a meandering journey, it is a focused and systematic set of actions which obviously have a beginning and an end…it is what happens in between that is paramount.

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A curious mindset

A curious mindset

Throughout my career as a career counsellor I have been privileged to assist thousands of people from all walks of life, backgrounds and occupations.

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Corporate/Staff Career Development Strategies

Corporate/Staff Career Development Strategies

Does your organisation have a clear staff career development strategy...if not why not?

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Employers are not a "blind date"

Employers are not a "blind date"

Your career is too important for you to not have a good understanding of your potential employer.

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Career Reality Check

Career Reality Check

Are you an employee FIT for tomorrow or just "going to work"?

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Era of the independent worker

Era of the independent worker

The worker in the second decade of the 21st Century is very different person to 20 years ago!

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People who listen learn

People who listen learn

The art of active listening...

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Social media & career development

Social media & career development

Can social media help advance your career development or job search?

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