Archive for: Job seeker

Stressed man with a mini-man and megaphone

Fearful of a Midlife Career Change? Well… All of my clients are fearful of a midlife career change to some degree. They wouldn’t be human if they weren’t. Some fears speak to us quietly, some loudly, persistently or in waves. …

Fearful of a Midlife Career Change? Of course. Read More »

Career Clarity Coach UK over 40s

EXCERPT OF A CLIENT LETTER 9 April 2020 Dear Client We’re at the end of week 4 as I see it. Are you finding your new rhythm? A more sustainable balance of compassion for yourself, for others and keeping your …

COVID-19: How to Reduce Stress despite the Bombardment of Corona Virus Information 2 Read More »

financial support

Here are the official links about the UK’s COVID-19 financial support and sources of information. DAILY PRESS CONFERENCE VIDEOS If you want one official daily update, these press conferences are broadcast live at 5pm and hosted here: LATEST IMPACTS …

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Man in bed about to use hammer to stop alarm clock

A change of routine – like a holiday – often injects us with an increased dose of commitment to make a change to something that’s no longer fulfilling our needs. Deciding to move on from our current role is something …

Argh! You want a new job, but what if you don’t like it? Read More »

Bride and groom bouncing on a trampoline

You’ve just found out that you’re losing your job. One day, out of the blue you find out in some – probably heartless – way that you’re losing you job. A horrid moment. You didn’t see this coming. You are …

Rebound Relationships don’t work. Nor do Rebound Roles. Read More »

A stress-o-meter at maximum level

Nearly half of all “sick leave” in the UK is actually “stress leave”* Most of us have been stressed at one time or another for a variety of short-term or longer-term reasons. It’s not fun, to say the least. When …

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Trust and other words

“Too many people,” says Ann Francke, Chief Executive of the CMI, “don’t trust managers.”1 As the CMI’s own paper2 demonstrated in 2013, 80% of employees don’t think their manager sets a good example. But aside from lowering their personal standing with their staff, does whether you can trust your manager really matter?