What does Coronavirus mean for the job market?

As the recent outbreak of Covid-19 escalates across the UK and the world causing widespread panic, clients have been asking me this week, “But what will this mean for my job search?” Here’s how the picture was looking on the day I write this (16:20 19 March 2020):...

Career stagnating? How to move up

I attended an event last week in which HR Directors were sharing the challenges they have with staff engagement. One company told of the trouble they had in engaging mid-life professionals, men and women, who felt their career had stalled or even fallen off a cliff....

Which is best? Coaching in person – or by phone or Skype?

It’s commonly assumed that if you want to get the best from coaching, it has to be in person. Yet, in the States and many other countries, most leadership and career coaching takes place virtually, whether that’s on the phone or using a video-based service such as...

Is a job search in December worth it?

  Conventional wisdom has it that December is a bad time to look for a job. But conventional wisdom is wrong In fact, there are definite advantages to continuing — and even ramping up — a full-time job search during the holidays. This is no time to take a break!...