Posts by: Patricia Tiernan

Career Cushioning

What is Career Cushioning?

  19th January 2023

Career Cushioning is the new buzzword floating around, in particular due to the recent layoffs in the tech industry. If you lost your job tomorrow, how easy would it be for you to get a new role? What is your market value? Career Cushioning is all about preparing for the unexpected. It’s about having a […]

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Career-Stuck

Stuck in a Career Rut

  4th January 2023

Stuck in a career rut? It’s a common feeling, and there are often underlying beliefs that contribute to our sense of frustration and lack of fulfilment in our work. By recognizing and addressing these beliefs, we can take control of our careers and pursue work that is more fulfilling and satisfying. Here are some common […]

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Quit Quitting

Quiet Quitting

  28th September 2022

Quiet Quitting is getting a lot of press at the moment, in case you haven’t come across it yet it basically is the growing trend of people deciding that they are going to go above and beyond what they have been hired to do. No more late nights no more taking on additional work.  Clients I […]

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Ikigai

Stay or Go? – Career Decision-Making Tips

  5th September 2022

Your job is soul-destroying at times or maybe you dread going in on Monday morning, you definitely don’t see a future in it but you can’t see an easy way out either. You periodically jump online searching for a dream job but feel more trapped as nothing looks promising enough. Is this as good as […]

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Similarities in Picking a Holiday and a Job

  27th July 2022

Ever regretted playing it safe and going back to the same place on holiday? As we get older we can become more risk-averse, in part because we have more responsibilities, less time, and more to lose. So, we save time by not overthinking things we take fewer risks, play it safe, and pick tried and […]

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Meaningful life

Emotional Agility

  24th May 2021

The key to living a fulfilling life – Emotional Agility   How often have you regretted overreacting to a situation or ignoring your gut instinct? Did you stop to ask what your emotions were really telling you? Or did you feel shame for having uncomfortable emotions in the first place, that you should be grateful […]

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Coronavirus

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

  27th March 2020

Job hunting or effectively managing your career can be really tough at the best of times but during a pandemic where do you start? What can you do when restrictions and the impact on industries are changing daily. The Government is offering some support but this will have varying degrees of relief depending on your […]

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Networking

Looking for a Dream Job? – Network Your Way There

  10th January 2020

How do you look for a dream job? Is your first thought to jump online to find it, only to become increasing despondent as you glaze over job ads that do not fit in with your dream? Or do you haphazardly check the organisation you would prefer to work for to see if they are hiring, […]

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CHALLENGE

Challenge 2019

  1st January 2019

New Year Resolutions 2019 Forget about New Year Resolutions and challenge yourself in 2019 instead!  Swap punishing yourself for what you should be giving up and start having fun meeting a daily challenge. It’s all the rage for a reason. You can join in a community of like-minded people to support you to be held […]

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Fear Interviews

How to Overcome Your Fear of Interviews

  20th June 2018

As a Career Coach, one of the first things I hear when I run one-to-one interview skills training is ‘I hate selling myself, I’m just no good at interviews, I’m dreading this’. It is perfectly understandable why we fear interviews as many of us resist with every inch of our bodies speaking highly about ourselves. […]

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