Feeling Burnt Out? You May Not Be Playing to Your Strengths

The old adage “play to your strengths” is one we are familiar with. And twenty years of research in the field of positive psychology provides us with a body of evidence that confirms that leaders who do are happier, more confident, have higher levels of energy and...

Ever wondered what having career coaching is like?

Leena Johnson, a professional in financial services, is undergoing our career change programme, Find Your New Direction. Read on to learn about her coaching journey in her own words.   Asking for help – finally I remember seriously googling ‘career coaches’...

Don’t make excuse after excuse to put off career coaching!

It’s one of those all-too-familiar thoughts: “Oh, I’d love to do that, but I don’t have the time”. Or maybe you feel that you don’t have the energy, or the money. You get the idea… those things that you really want to do, or might even need to do, can so often...

The importance of outplacement support to employees and employers

While the basic principle behind outplacement support is to assist workers who are either voluntarily or involuntarily leaving an organisation to prepare for a competitive job market and their next role, all too many employers fail to appreciate or realise its full...