I recently saw a thread referring to an article where a career "expert" said that the written resume is outdated, and we all need video resumes. I know if I
I've always thought video CVs as unlikely to take off - we all know a recruiter can go a 1st skim of a CV in 30 seconds and watching a video will take minutes. Some interesting comments from Jason alba in this article.
If you've got a big idea, there's no doubt that you will run into skeptics along the way. Many skeptics are afraid for you, embrace the status quo, and in their twisted but well-intentioned way, will work to persuade you...
Good advice, we should not surround ourselves with people you think like us, it really helps to have people to challenge us and to make us think more deeply.
On one side of the Atlantic, an academic survey reveals the pain of privilege for the children of moneyed families.
An interesting, if depressing read. Is it no longer possible to work hard and move into a senior role. Not helped by so many jobs needing degrees when you could get them with4 O levels when I was young, and the lack of more manual jobs.
A resume is supposed to be a perfect sales document, a record of our abilities and achievements. But there's much to be gained by trying to craft an entirely different sort of resume – one that explores what we decided not to do, rather than what we did.
an unusual approach, you probably don't want to share with an employer but could this be helpful for you?
Mindfulness, self-talk, and an obscure chunk of the brain help elite athletes get through the training grind.
Interesting article and I help my clients to use self talk to be successful in their careers including at interview. Loved the comment about how people stay motivated through a 2 hour commute each day!
Last week I started a bit of a discussion on personal branding and I've been surprised by the amount of positive responses I've had to this mini-series. Even well-established bloggers - people that I think already have a much ...
When was the last time you surprised or delighted a customer, colleague or boss? If you did, would it help? Apple developed a tradition of secrecy largely because Steve saw the extraordinary value in surprising the audience.