Career Story – How I became a Career Coach focused on Life Wellness, a Learning Expert and a Global Development Worker

[WARNING – This is an 8 minutes fast read OR a 25 minutes slow read] My name is Ennie Chipembere Chikwema. I am a Career Coach, a Learning Expert, a holistic Life Wellness Coach and a Global Development Worker. I exist to influence individuals and organisations to utilise a learning approach, for individuals to reach … Continue reading Career Story – How I became a Career Coach focused on Life Wellness, a Learning Expert and a Global Development Worker

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

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

Career Planning Starting Point ~ Know Yourself ~ 7 Self-Assessment Tasks

🌟 Introduction to Career Development and locating the Career Planning Process   A career is not just your job, it is defined as the sum of all the work you do in the family, community, self and at work. To live a purpose-driven life and do meaningful work, practising lifelong career development and management helps you … Continue reading Career Planning Starting Point ~ Know Yourself ~ 7 Self-Assessment Tasks

Career Planning STEP 1: Know Yourself and Know Your Context ~ SELF-COACHING GUIDE ~ Your March Week 1 TASKS  

WE HAVE STARTED…YAY!!! Welcome to MARCH ~ Month 1, Week 1 and STEP 1 of the 10 Months 2019 Free Career Planning Program After launching this program on the 28th of February via this blog, I am excited for us to start on March actions. https://ennielifecoach.com/2019/02/28/free-career-planning-program-details-10-months-10-webinars-20-experts-30-self-coaching-guides-a-lifetime-skill/ PLEASE NOTE: The main platform to access all materials … Continue reading Career Planning STEP 1: Know Yourself and Know Your Context ~ SELF-COACHING GUIDE ~ Your March Week 1 TASKS  

LAUNCHING ~ #300DaysofLearning to challenge you to #LearnDaily and invest in locally #AmplifyingVoices by Sharing your Knowledge and Skills

📚📲🗣👥✍🏾📹🎥📽📝 LAUNCHING ~ #300DaysofLearning to challenge you to #LearnDaily and invest in locally #AmplifyingVoices by helping you Share your Knowledge and Skills 🌟Why #300DaysofLearning Initiative - my journey, my passion and life purpose? This year marks for me 22 years as a Learning and Development Facilitator and an Educator. My first paid assignment as an Educator … Continue reading LAUNCHING ~ #300DaysofLearning to challenge you to #LearnDaily and invest in locally #AmplifyingVoices by Sharing your Knowledge and Skills

FREE Career Coaching Webinar Invite ~ How to Proactively Take Your Career to the Next Level ~ 10 Key Ideas

IMPORTANT UPDATE FREE CAREER PLANNING WEBINARS: How to Proactively Take Your Career to the Next Level ~ 10 Key Ideas 1. This webinar is FREE and it is ONLINE 2. It is STEP 1 in CAREER PLANNING 3. Webinars will be MONTHLY to cover each of the 10 CAREER PLANNING steps IT HAPPENS IN 2 … Continue reading FREE Career Coaching Webinar Invite ~ How to Proactively Take Your Career to the Next Level ~ 10 Key Ideas

Reframing Career Myths that Shape us or hold us hostage ~ Myth #1 – there is one best suited career for you, don’t deviate from it

  One of the biggest challenges my coachees and I come up against in achieving career goals, or even life wellbeing goals, it’s the self-limiting beliefs or “messages in their head” that they have, which are also the lenses, scripts or templates for decision-making and acting that they carry and use. The type of coaching … Continue reading Reframing Career Myths that Shape us or hold us hostage ~ Myth #1 – there is one best suited career for you, don’t deviate from it

Referees and Your Job Search ~ Prepare them Well to Best Represent You

🌟 A note on Referees when job searching A reference check is part of the job search process. You therefore need to have Referees ready when this stage of the job search process arrives. Unfortunately, job seekers do not usually invest time in this critical stage. Someone asked me to be their Referee and this was … Continue reading Referees and Your Job Search ~ Prepare them Well to Best Represent You

Forced Job Search or Career Change ~ Do it from a Position of Strength

🌟 Forced Job Search or Career Change ~ Do it from a Position of Strength 🙌 😊 This past month, I had the honor of helping several people seeking new opportunities. Sadly, many are being forced to move due to challenging workplace or life situations. My offering to them has been: you are not your situation, you are … Continue reading Forced Job Search or Career Change ~ Do it from a Position of Strength

Proactive Career Management ~ 10 Key elements for your 2019 Career Plan

🌟 Proactive Career Management ~ 10 Key elements for your 2019 Career Plan On one of my daily walks, my wellbeing-fix, a tiny stone found its way into my walking shoes. Despite knowing what to do to remove it and the discomfort experienced, I walked for about 4 kilometres with it until I got home. … Continue reading Proactive Career Management ~ 10 Key elements for your 2019 Career Plan