I believe LinkedIn has made networking more accessible to the masses. More importantly it offers a less daunting proposition than real world networking in a room full of strangers…
Archive for the ‘Self- development’ Category
People are starting to set up their own businesses and are getting back to basics in their own community as well as on a bigger scale and online. But what if you don’t know where to go with your idea or how to turn it into a business?
On Monday, I went to the bank to deposit a personal cheque. The queue resembled the queue you might expect from the Passport Office the day after their strike…
Some of us may find ourselves sitting in front of the computer for many hours during the day (like you are now). So I thought I would share a few simple exercises with you…
You know what they say about work, “it would be great if it wasn’t for the people”.
I coined the phrase a number of years back “M50 of the job market” to describe how I viewed targeting advertised jobs in the current job market. My comparison was very evident during a radio interview this morning (Wed 19th) on Newstalk when the MD of Eirgrid revealed they received 1000 calls in one afternoon for jobs announced back in 2009.
During a recent “Personal Branding” session with a job seeker we were looking at creative ways to get noticed in the marketplace and then it struck me! What if a job seeker created a professional newsletter updating agencies and employers on their latest activities?
In starting out as a freelancer you might find that you have to volunteer a lot. Contributing can be enjoyable and it means that you can gain a lot of experience while bulking up your CV.
A few weeks ago I submitted a post on the correlation between confidence and success, and was surprised to find how many responded and expanded on this concept. This post is a follow up as such, and discusses the impact of beauty in the world and how it affects our success rate and confidence levels.
Okay it’s competitive out there, lots of talent and not an abundance of jobs. That said, there are jobs and I have noticed more activity in the marketplace that I did in 2009.