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Vera Woodhead - Board Ready Women

Vera Woodhead - Board Ready Women | Career Development | Scoop.it
Vera Woodhead is the founder of Edimo Coaching & Development, which provides bespoke solutions in leadership and people development.
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Great interview with Vera Woodhead in Board Ready Women - full of advice & insight on moving forward in your career.  Very helpful pointers from Vera's personal experience.

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Why Women Don’t Apply for Jobs Unless They're 100% Qualified

Why Women Don’t Apply for Jobs Unless They're 100% Qualified | Career Development | Scoop.it
It's not because they lack confidence.
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Offers further insight into why women don't apply for jobs unless they fit 100% of the criteria - and these are easily overcome factors.


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#experiencetaughtme (with images, tweets) · ukces

We have been asking for, showing and sharing your stories about the great things you've learned outside the classroom through experience at work.
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This is a 'Storify' created by UKCES about what people have learnt from experience - these experiences were shared through Twitter and collated together to form this 'Storify' - lots of tips for career development from individuals.

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The Bamboo Project: Career Resilience: The Four Patterns that Should Guide All Your Career Moves

The Bamboo Project: Career Resilience: The Four Patterns that Should Guide All Your Career Moves | Career Development | Scoop.it
I wrote a couple of long posts in February on the two major factors most job seekers are dealing with in this economy. The first was on the reality that there aren't enough jobs for everyone who wants one. The...
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Tips for creating career resilience.  This website also has lots of other relevant articles to career management.

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How to plan for a working retirement

How to plan for a working retirement | Career Development | Scoop.it
As you look ahead, ask yourself these questions to find out what you want your life to look like (How to plan for a working retirement: Starting a new business or changing careers can take more time, ...
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One aspect of career development might include looking ahead to retirement and perhaps thinking how to combine work with retirement.

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Think Less, Act More: 6 Confidence Boosters for Women - Lean In

Think Less, Act More: 6 Confidence Boosters for Women - Lean In | Career Development | Scoop.it
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Suggestions for improving your confidence from successful women linked to the book 'The Confidence Code' by Claire Shipman and Kathy Kay.

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Coursera

Coursera | Career Development | Scoop.it
Take free online classes from 80+ top universities and organizations. Coursera is a social entrepreneurship company partnering with Stanford University, Yale University, Princeton University and others around the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free. We believe in connecting people to a great education so that anyone around the world can learn without limits.
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This is a new MOOC on employability aimed at students by London University Careers Service.  It is free and is for 6 weeks.  It aims to enhance your career and employability skills.

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Find the Right Mentor During a Career Transition

Find the Right Mentor During a Career Transition | Career Development | Scoop.it
The right support outside your organization can help with your job search.
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Could your career use some spring cleaning? Six ways to do it | Training Journal

Could your career use some spring cleaning? Six ways to do it | Training Journal | Career Development | Scoop.it
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Changing Career Trends

As you listen to this article, practice reading it and think about the answer to this question: "What are some ways in which work is changing?" Interactions ...
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Ask the Right Questions to Advance Your Career - Management Tip ...

Ask the Right Questions to Advance Your Career - Management Tip ... | Career Development | Scoop.it
People who want to advance their careers need feedback. And many companies comply with things like annual performance reviews and 360-degree feedback. But these are only marginally helpful for managers seeking ...
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Successful Career Management: A Guide for Organisations, Leaders and ... - The HR Director Magazine

Successful Career Management: A Guide for Organisations, Leaders and ... - The HR Director Magazine | Career Development | Scoop.it
Successful Career Management: A Guide for Organisations, Leaders and ...
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Make mincemeat of your magnolia CV «

Make mincemeat of your magnolia CV « | Career Development | Scoop.it
A dull CV doesn't do the job of getting you a job.     Show off your true colours and stand out I favour magnolia walls at home. It works
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Some simple tips from Clare Haynes @WildfireSpark to sharpen up and help your CV stand out and communicate who you are effectively.

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How to help your team

How to help your team | Career Development | Scoop.it
Employees are being told over and over again how they need to take responsibility for developing their own careers, and there is information being provided to them from all over to help them unders...
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Claire Aydogan shares four practical suggestions for line managers to enable them to better support the career development of their team members.

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Career Gem

Career Gem | Career Development | Scoop.it
Thoughts on career stuff by Gemma Reucroft
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Gemma Reucroft's other blog 'Career Gem' is all about career, job hunting and personal brand.  Gem also writes on wider HR issues in her other blog and can be followed on Twitter @HR_Gem.

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The Power of Positive Planning

The Power of Positive Planning | Career Development | Scoop.it
If everything worked out perfectly in your life, what would you be doing in ten years?That query invites us to consider what really matters to us, and how that might guide our lives. Pursuing this
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Looks at the difference it can make to us to focus on strengths and dreams when planning rather than the negatives of how to fix ourselves.

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Lean In -

Lean In - | Career Development | Scoop.it
Lean In is committed to offering women the ongoing inspiration and support to help them achieve their goals. Lean In supports women through Community, Education, and Circles.
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This is the website for  Lean In - it includes relevant articles and also lots of personal stories from women who have leaned in.  Grew out of Sheryl Sandberg's book and TED Talk of the same name.

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‘Having children does not derail women's careers...’ - People Management Magazine Online

‘Having children does not derail women's careers...’ - People Management Magazine Online | Career Development | Scoop.it
‘Having children does not derail women's careers...’
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Research that debunks 10 myths about the factors that impact on women's careers.

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Need a Career or Job Change? The Keys to Change Are In Your Hands

Need a Career or Job Change? The Keys to Change Are In Your Hands | Career Development | Scoop.it
“You are so right! I do own the keys to my career! Love it!” One of my most pleasurable activities is following up with people who have read a blog post that caused them to send a note. …
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Choosing a career: things to try now to help you decide - Which? University

Choosing a career: things to try now to help you decide - Which? University | Career Development | Scoop.it
Want to start working towards a career? Here are seven career-related opportunities to help you get your foot on the ladder...
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HR Talk: Career management

Angela Baron of the CIPD talks to People Management magazine's Michelle Stevens about the importance of career management in building organisation capability.
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Cube vs. Corner: Employer and Employee views on Career Planning

Cube vs. Corner: Employer and Employee views on Career Planning | Career Development | Scoop.it
CAREER PLANNING
When I was new in the workforce there was a big emphasis on "Career Planning". You would have a big meeting with your boss to discuss your "career goals".
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12 Strategic Career Management Steps | Human Equity Coaching

12 Strategic Career Management Steps | Human Equity Coaching | Career Development | Scoop.it
During my 15 years helping people with career planning, I've found that managers are most effective when they take three perspectives, and triangulate their career. Personal preparation. As a business psychologist, I think ...
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