How to Reboot Your Career in 90 Days

There are many reasons one would like to "reboot" their career. You may have been in a role for many year, you may reached a ceiling, you maybe looking for new directions to what no seems like repetitive work or you may just need a reboot to ensure you are engaged again. A reboot could … Continue reading How to Reboot Your Career in 90 Days

Career Story ~ What is it? Why you need one and How to write it and Use it

In several moments and situations in my life and career journey I have had to answer the following questions - who are you? What do you do? What makes you the best candidate for this job? How would this opportunity fit with your life or career goals? What are your career goals? What do you … Continue reading Career Story ~ What is it? Why you need one and How to write it and Use it

To tap into the Career Opportunities Market – Build a Strong Social and Professional Network

Social and Professional Networks and “Opportunities” – what is the relationship? Once a year I immerse myself in at least one learning space and event with lots of new people. My goal will be to share my knowledge and expertise, as well as having this challenged and enriched by other ideas. My target is also … Continue reading To tap into the Career Opportunities Market – Build a Strong Social and Professional Network

15 Benefits You Can Negotiate for Other Than Salary – In a New Contract or Anytime at Work

At any point you can negotiate your contract and benefits, however, it is important to have a strategy and plan to do so. Negotiation is uncomfortable for most people, but it is a critical career management skill. There is also a gender dimension, as men usually negotiate more than women, whether its new contracts or … Continue reading 15 Benefits You Can Negotiate for Other Than Salary – In a New Contract or Anytime at Work

6 Career Trends in the 2019 ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work Report

The ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work was set up in 2017 and their report, released in March 2019 is a veritable feast for anyone concerned with global trends related to learning, work, careers and labour. The Commission gives ten Recommendations for a “human-centered agenda for the future of work” that aims to … Continue reading 6 Career Trends in the 2019 ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work Report

CVs – Career Coach Top 10 Tips ~ Applied at any Career Stage

For an effective job search or if seeking career progression, you need to have a good Curriculum Vitae (CV). This tip sheet is produced to assist you in developing a strong CV, to market your academic qualifications, work experience and accomplishments. [SOURCE: https://agilesearch.io/fi/6-things-to-have-in-your-cv-infographic/ ]  Tip 1 – Target your CV to each role and company … Continue reading CVs – Career Coach Top 10 Tips ~ Applied at any Career Stage

TIP SHEET– How to Conduct Career Research – 5 Tips and 5 Resources

For proactive career management, and effective job search or if seeking career progression, you need to research labour market information, organisations and career information. This Tip Sheet was produced to provide some pointers on how to do that. Career information can come from people, or systems. Most of the information a system provides, you can … Continue reading TIP SHEET– How to Conduct Career Research – 5 Tips and 5 Resources

Labour Market Information and Career Planning – CASE STUDY – Stats South Africa Quarterly Labour Force Survey Results – 2019 Quarter 1

To Plan your Career effectively – Know Your Market This article focuses on one aspect of career planning, knowing your market, both local, and global. This is done by gathering career information, which can be information about occupations, professions, salary, working conditions, qualification and experience required for a career path – read more here. The … Continue reading Labour Market Information and Career Planning – CASE STUDY – Stats South Africa Quarterly Labour Force Survey Results – 2019 Quarter 1

Soft Skills and Transferable Skills – What are they and 10 Tips on How to Develop them

Soft skills are a critical ability to have and utilize in life and work. They make a huge difference to how people “experience” you and your ability to fulfill any task or role you have as at their core they are about human interaction. Before getting into the 10 Tips of How to Develop Soft … Continue reading Soft Skills and Transferable Skills – What are they and 10 Tips on How to Develop them

Mullet CV or Mullet Resume ~ A new way to Present Your Bio or Personal Profile ~ Career Management Essentials ~ Day 7 of #300DaysofLearning Challenge

Mullet CV or Mullet Resume ~ A new way to Present Your Bio or Personal Profile ~ Career Management Essentials ~ Day 7 of #300DaysofLearning Challenge Mullet CV or Mullet Resume is a Personal Statement or Profile that is a new way of presenting yourself as a holistic being who has professional and academic achievements, … Continue reading Mullet CV or Mullet Resume ~ A new way to Present Your Bio or Personal Profile ~ Career Management Essentials ~ Day 7 of #300DaysofLearning Challenge