What Do You Do? Marketing with Kelly

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A long time ago, I did a series called “What It’s Like To Be A…” where I interviewed friends about their jobs and published the answers in print. You can still find these posts by searching “what it’s like to be a”. They were super fun to do, and readers at the time seemed to enjoy them, so I decided to start them up again.

Only, this time, instead of publishing them in print, I have decided to record them. [Read more…]

6 Months In – My Experience as a Mentor

July marked the halfway point in the relationship between me and my two mentees.

I didn’t plan to be a mentor, but when my colleague told me about two students from a local school who would be good matches for me, I couldn’t say no.

With around 6 years’ experience in teaching, as well as the work I’ve done helping young people at both my current and previous jobs, I not only thought that this would be a great chance to make a more powerful impact on someone’s life – but also that this would be a doddle.

Boy was I wrong about that last bit. [Read more…]

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…]

How Do I Survive Without a Handover Period?

It’s question time! I’ve had another submission so I will endeavor to answer it well.

Question:

“I’ve just started a new job, and the person who did the job before me left a long time ago, leaving no handover notes. I have experience in this field, but in a new company things are a little different and I want to make sure I get it right. What do I do to make sure I don’t fall flat on my face?” [Read more…]

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