In the last few years, most people have been feeling some financial changes. Everything has tightened up a bit, and there’s not quite as much extra money floating around as there was before. But, in fact, according to several recent studies, there are still some professions making plenty of money. The results of the surveys… Continue reading 10 Best Paid Jobs Out There
There is no shame in deciding that a particular career wasn’t the one for you, so don’t be sheepish about addressing this in your application. In fact, your commitment to making such a bold decision will speak volumes. There are a few simple steps you can take to help you application, one being a winning… Continue reading Career changer cover letter template
The law is changing to make flexible working more widely available. Good. It helps people balance their work and home lives and chips away at the idea that working harder is the solution to every problem. But maybe, just maybe, making it available to everyone isn’t enough? Here’s six jobs where it should be compulsory. 1. Digital… Continue reading Six jobs that should be done by part-timers
Your career is yours, not your employer’s. If you want progression and better earnings, waiting and hoping is rarely a winning strategy. Accept ownership and take control of your career. Personal career planning strongly increases both your immediate prospects and your longer-term potential, and our career plan template below will get you on track and… Continue reading How to Create a Career Development Plan
Unless you’re retiring soon, the answer should always be yes. If you’re not considering a job change to move your career forward, you’ll start losing ground at some point. Picking the right time to change jobs is everything, so swap the word ‘yes’ for ‘potentially’ and you’re in charge, ready to switch jobs when the… Continue reading Should you change jobs?
“I’m buying a Porsche, so I need a pay rise to run it.” You might be worth the extra money, but that style of approach just won’t deliver it for you. Whether you’re looking for a decent annual pay rise, launching an interim salary negotiation or discussing a new job, don’t focus on what you… Continue reading How to ask for a pay rise?
Far from a death knell for your career, employers are increasingly savvy when it comes to recognising the personal and business benefits of a career break. If you’re considering taking time out from work, here’s how to maximise the chance and stay ahead. What is a career break? How many of us have sat at… Continue reading Taking a career break from work