3 things to step up your work game

You’re stuck in a rut. A work rut.

Day in, day out, you do the same things, answer to the same people around you.

And what’s more, nothing seems to be changing soon.

You want to move up, get bigger tasks, take on more responsibility. You want people to answer to YOU.

So how do you get out of your rut and step up your work game? Here are three steps to ultimate work greatness: [Read more…]

Business Call Top Tips

I don’t think anyone sets out to cold call.

No one goes to university thinking “I can’t wait to get into a company and cold call a whole bunch of people!”

But lots of jobs, not just telesales jobs, involve cold calling.

I first had to do it when I was a recruiter, and I hated it. We were required to make a certain amount of calls to companies a day, and often a manager was listening in secretly. I cut my teeth this way, but it was only in my last role and my current role that I’ve become good at this. [Read more…]

3 Things to Never Put on Your CV

There is a whole mountain of CV information out there – and yet, when I see CVs I see the same mistakes cropping up time and time again.

The average hiring manager will spend around FIVE SECONDS looking at your CV. That means you can’t mess up. [Read more…]

Being Authentic

“Authentic” is my own personal buzzword right now. It’s come from a number of different things happening together.

I thought I knew myself quite well. I feel I have a high emotional intelligence in that I can read others’ and my own feelings and personalities very well. However, a few weeks ago I received some character feedback from my boss which was not expected in the slightest.

It threw me completely off balance, and the problem-solver I am, I sat down to try to work it all out. [Read more…]

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