5 mindset shifts for when you’ve lost your job

The past six months have been hard for the world of employment.  Lockdown, compulsory work from home, furlough, redundancy… We’ve heard those words an ‘unprecedented’ amount of times.  And a number of companies have really suffered in this crisis and had to let go of some of their people.  If you’ve been made redundant, you’ll […]

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5 reasons to stay positive after a s*** interview

Thank you for taking the time to attend an interview with us.  I am sorry to inform you that, on this occasion, you have not been successful… Here we go… You didn’t get the job. Was it your first job interview ever and you panicked? Have you been out of work for a while and […]

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How to get your job back during a restructure?

Just under 50% of UK companies think that they will have to make redundancies in the next few months because of the Coronavirus crisis.  If your company has already made use of the furlough scheme, it will come as no surprise to hear one of the big R words: Redundancy, Reorganisation or Restructure.  They all […]

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Is Covid19 your opportunity to pivot your career?

Are you about to lose your job because of Covid19? Right now, the Coronavirus health crisis is putting a lot of jobs at risk. Some governments are offering furlough schemes to support businesses and avoid redundancies but there’s no doubt that, when it all ends, some companies will have to lay off part of their […]

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Let’s talk money…

When you apply for a job, do you know how much it pays? Probably not. But why? Because companies don’t want to disclose how much they pay to their candidates who will keep asking for the max, to their employees who will all be wanting a raise and to their competitors who will offer more […]

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How to deal with rejection

When you’ve set your heart on a job it’s hard to hear you didn’t get it. It doesn’t matter if you’ve just applied, not been selected after an interview or lost your job, you’ll naturally be disappointed not to be the chosen one.  The intensity of your sorrow and the speed you’ll get over it […]

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It’s not you, it’s me!

A few weeks ago, I got a call from a friend who just had just been told she was being made redundant. No warning, nothing, just like that…  The current situation is tough on people but also on many businesses who have to adjust and do whatever they can (or want) not to go under. […]

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Are you ready to go back to work?

As lockdown is being more relaxed and we’re urged to return to work you might have found yourself called back into work, whether from the office or home. How did this make you feel? Were you ready for it? Or maybe you are still off and getting anxious about how you’ll cope when you go […]

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What are you doing with your time right now?

Are you reading this, slouched on your sofa still in your PJs after having scrolled through all your social media feeds twice before breakfast? Have you even brushed your teeth today?? Or are you just having a learning break after your morning routine of meditation, baking banana bread, window cleaning and crafting with the kids? […]

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Is your company doing the right thing?

As I write this, we’ve been on lockdown for over 7 weeks… To start with, I continued to work in the office as long as I could, worked from home for a bit with a very reduced team, then went of furlough and now I’m waiting to hear if my job is going to be […]

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