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Personality at Work

0 By Jessica Chivers, founder of The Talent Keeper Specialists (www.talentkeepers.co.uk) and author of Mothers Work! How to Get a Grip on Guilt and Make a Smooth Return to Work (Hay House, 2011). Nicky Dulieu (CEO of Hobbs) has called on women to be more authentic at work. Market research...
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What if women ruled the World?

0 Subtle sexism? A business man once told me (seriously) that I should “dress sexier” because “if a man doesn’t want to have sex with you, then he probably isn’t listening to you”. He genuinely believed he was giving me sound advice. Previously, a female partner at a city law...
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Why does nobody do what you tell them?

0 So this week we learned that pressing the button at a pedestrian crossing is pointless. Well so is just telling your people what to do, explains careers coach Lucinda Harlow… ‘Powerless pedestrians’ hit the headlines this week as we learned the shocking truth – there is no connection with...
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Can video interviewing work against you?

0 The latest trend to hit the realm of recruitment is video interviewing – the world is fast becoming a smaller place, and women everywhere are choosing careers abroad, so it’s about time they made the interview process a little more convenient. However, as convenient as the video interview is,...
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Are you a Career Chameleon?

0 Think you know what your career’s going to look like forever? Or are you savvy enough to know it’s survival of the most flexible in the modern workplace? Nothing is forever, says executive coach Lucinda Harlow. So read her expert advice on how to join the Career Chameleons… I...
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10 Ways to Manage Multiple Bosses

0 Guest post by Simon North, Founder of Position Ignition, the UK’s leading career development and career learning company and the Career Ignition Club. Simon is also the author of How to Get the Job You Want eBook. Having multiple people to report to is not a new phenomenon. Many...
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10 Benefits of Career Change

0 Guest post by Nisa Chitakasem, Founder of Position Ignition and author of Make Your Career Change Happen and 85 Mid Life Career Change Tips. If you’re currently trying to decide whether or not to change careers, it’s a good idea to weigh up the pros and cons of making...
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Your way or no way?

0 My family have a tradition of a big family holiday once a year. Organising it is a serious headache and it’s that time again. To give you the lowdown, I’m one of four so used to a bit of rough and tumble. Mayhem could well be our middle name. Being the youngest I learned early on in the game...
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Learn to Love the Job You’re In

0 Are you unhappy at work and feeling de-motivated but for one reason or another, are not in a position to change jobs at the moment?  This could be due to family commitments, location, financial reasons or because you are worried about the instability in this current economic climate. If...
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Mindfulness and Communication

0 There is much talk of Mindfulness right now.  It’s creeping ever gently into the business arena – a trend I’m particularly pleased about (if not a tad cynical that it will become the latest fad…. “7 Habits of Highly Effective Meditators”….?) As a long-standing advocate of anything related to...
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