Flexible working – 3 ways to achieve a better work-life balance

After almost 2 years of juggling endless Zoom meetings, homeschooling and banana bread making, you’d expect working flexibly to be a given.  But still, for many employers, flextime and remote work aren’t the norm.  So, what is flexible working? The options are endless… Work less hours (AKA part-time) Job sharing with someone Start and finish […]

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How to talk about your salary expectations?

Talking about salary expectations is not something people are comfortable with.  And it’s even harder when you’re out of work or underpaid because your current earnings (or lack of) can make you feel a bit worthless.  But that’s not true!  You are not earning enough because: You are not currently providing a service to a […]

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6 steps to negotiate a shorter notice period

Congratulations! You’ve been offered a new job.  That’s great.  Chances are, your new employer will be really excited about having you on board and will ask you to start with them as soon as possible.  What should you do when your notice period is longer than the start date they’re proposing.  Don’t panic! It’s common […]

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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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Are you underpaid or greedy?

Pay day is approaching and once again you find yourself disappointed with your pay check. Or is it time for your yearly review and the only opportunity to get a salary uplift? Or have you just won a big contract for your company but only received a ‘thank you’?

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