For anybody going into their first non-executive position it is quite a different space. What are the sorts of things it’s useful for you to know upon entry to your new role?
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Retirement is a major life transition. It’s best to be as prepared as you can be well in advance, to make the transition less jarring and as smooth as possible. By planning how we’re going to spend our retirement, we also give ourselves the opportunity to make the most of our golden years. Here are 10 pointers for making these years the best of your life.
Different people enlist the services of a careers coach for different reasons and at different points in their careers. Here are the most popular issues that career coaches help address.
If you’ve just graduated or you’re graduating next year, the thought of finding that first job can be overwhelming. You may already have been job hunting for some time but to no avail. Whether you’re just starting out on the job search or you need some fresh ideas to boost your efforts, these tips will help you be smart about finding work.
Sometimes your dream is with you in the present. Sometimes you look back and see your dream in the past, something you felt you lost. But what about your future? These tips will help you to discover what your dream for the future is.
Many people believe you have to enrol in training courses in order to grow skills. However such a formal learning structure often costs a lot of time and money, two commodities that not many of us have in abundance. In spite of that we know that we’ve got to keep learning and keep growing our skills, so if we’re not going to do it through that formal training route, how are we?
Getting what you want and need from your colleagues and superiors is not always easy but can make a real difference to your professional life, from enabling you to do your job well to affecting your chances of promotion. Take a look at these tips to help you get what you want at work.
Although the press would have us believe that remote working is “the new normal” – and for some employers and employees it is— it’s unlikely that your boss, or anyone else’s, is going to let hitherto office-based workers start working from home at the drop of a hat. Your organisation allowing you to work from home will naturally be conditional on the setting of specific boundaries and guidelines. Here are some tips on how to negotiate both the opportunity to work remotely and the conditions of such a psychological re-contracting between you and your employer.