“This above all, to thine own self be true.” - William Shakespeare Before you start considering what job to apply for, or start thinking about writing a résumé, Do you know what you have to offer? What do you bring to the table? You need to know very clearly what you have to offer as an individual. The following activities in the … [Read more...] about What You Bring To The Table – Transferable Skills
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“Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles and less than perfect conditions. So what? Get started now. How can you build your confidence? With each step you take you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident and more and more … [Read more...] about How can you build your confidence?
Fake it ‘til you make it! With the help of those closest to you try to identify the things you do which indicate your lack of confidence. It’s funny how you can consciously change your behavior and act in a way that suggests you are much more confident that you feel, and people will take that new behavior on face value. Pretend you feel confident! … [Read more...] about Facing Your Biggest Fear
In my many years as a career practitioner, during which I’ve coached people with different attitudes, different career goals and different views on career success, I have noticed a common pattern among the behaviours of those who were able to attain a successful career. Let me share them with you: You need to have clarity about your goals and understand your … [Read more...] about Career Success Can Be Yours!
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