The Comfort Zone

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    I used to have a comfort zone where I knew I wouldn’t fail. The same four walls and busywork were really more like jail. I longed so much to do the things I’d never done before, But stayed inside my comfort zone and paced the same old floor.   I said it didn’t  … Read more


The Benefits of Upskilling

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No job is secure, so it is up to you to ensure that you are marketable, not your employer. Hard hitting fact but true. In todays world each person can be seen as a brand in themselves with their own unique selling points, that can be taken with them no matter where they go. Thankfully  … Read more


How to Write a Good CV?

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Writing a CV used to be such a frustrating experience, until I became a recruiter. I found it really difficult to communicate clearly what it was I had done. Each line of the CV seemed to take me 20 minutes to write. My CV felt more like a scary factual time line, I thought more  … Read more


How Self-limiting Beliefs hold us back

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The nature of any belief is that once you adopt it you will tend to defend it and seek evidence to hold it to be true. If you believe you cannot, then you will make sure that you don’t succeed. You will find plenty of evidence to keep the belief alive. I was recently on  … Read more


New Years Resolutions

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    New years resolutions, when I hear the word I get an automatic feeling of guilt. Guilt for all the resolutions I have uttered and then failed miserably to see through. My resolutions have always been the bog standard, give up smoking and loose weight. Each new year, I would verbally punish myself for  … Read more


Fear

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    I’ve known fear since a very early age but thankfully I was never in any real danger. Even writing these words is somehow liberating, I was never in danger…yet I frightened my body and mind into thinking I was. The first time I can remember feeling anxious and fearful was at the age  … Read more


What Constitutes Success

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WHAT CONSTITUTES SUCCESS He has achieved success who has lived well, laughed often and loved much; who has gained the respect of intelligent men and the love of little children; who has filled his niche and accomplished his task; who has left the world better than he found it, whether by an improved poppy, a  … Read more


The Victor by Walter Wintle

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If you think you are beaten, you are If you think you dare not, you don’t. If you like to win but think you can’t, It’s almost a cinch you won’t. If you think you’ll lose, you’re lost. For out in the world we find Success begins with a fellow’s will. It’s all in the  … Read more


After College…what next?

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I can still hear the dreaded question “What are you going to do”? echoing in my ear around the weeks leading up to the final exams and all the way through the summer. My main aim was to get through the exams, I felt didn’t have time to think about the future and secretly hoped  … Read more


LinkedIn can help you change career direction!

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Have you ever felt that you were in the wrong job but just don’t know what other career options are right for you or where to start? LinkedIn can offer you an opportunity to dip your toe into other industries and help guide you to a new career direction. By joining groups you can view  … Read more