Finding work is a process that takes time and preparation.

4 08, 2020

Nicola Shepheard interviews Kaye Avery

By |2020-08-18T11:08:05+12:00August 4th, 2020|Career management, Finding Work, Future of work, Personal - career development, Transition/outplacement|2 Comments

The three main areas of CareerEQ are career development for individuals, redundancy support (generally paid for by the companies) and professional development, which includes referrals from HR of employees who may be disaffected or underperforming, for whatever reason. The company works with private clients (self-funded individuals) and employers.

24 07, 2020

The bridge to an unknown future

By |2020-07-30T08:06:04+12:00July 24th, 2020|Finding Work|1 Comment

The old ways of doing business or being in a career have changed and we are stepping into unknown territory where the future is unclear. Once upon a time, we could imagine a future because there was some predictability; one thing led to another and we could predict what comes next.

25 02, 2020

Never assume an internal interview will go your way

By |2020-02-27T17:22:20+13:00February 25th, 2020|Finding Work|1 Comment

Assuming that you will be successful in an internal interview when you know the people interviewing you can be a real mistake. You think they know that you understand the organisation and you have a record of delivering good performance - but this assumption is a real mistake. Treat every interview regardless of whether an internal or an external one with the respect deserving of thorough preparation.

27 03, 2019

Thinking of taking voluntary redundancy?

By |2019-04-01T08:48:14+13:00March 27th, 2019|Finding Work|0 Comments

Recently we heard that Vodafone is offering staff voluntary redundancy. Most people who take voluntary redundancy have already decided that they are “ready for a move”. There are as many reasons as there are individuals presented with the opportunity for this thinking. My question always is, have they done sufficient self-evaluation and job market analysis? [...]

6 07, 2017

Every morning I ask myself ‘How can I help?’

By |2018-11-20T20:33:46+13:00July 6th, 2017|Career management, Finding Work, Personal - career development|0 Comments

So said Katy Perry when she was interviewed by Toni Street on Seven Sharp earlier this week. Not being a fan, I didn’t understand or know about Perry’s philanthropic and altruistic leanings. It’s interesting because I’m noticing an incoming king tide of young people like her with similar aspirations. If you haven’t already noticed, there is [...]

25 10, 2016

Entrepreneurship – an essential career management skill

By |2018-05-09T17:57:55+12:00October 25th, 2016|Career management, Finding Work, Personal - career development, Transition/outplacement|0 Comments

Today’s work environment requires a degree of entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship has a wide-ranging definition and application. It is very closely aligned to the word “protean” which comes from the Mythical Greek Sea God “Proteus,” who was known for predicting and foretelling the future and his versatility and adaptability to acclimatise himself to successfully meet and thrive in the future he envisioned.

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