Four Resolutions to Optimise your Career in 2016

Four Resolutions to Optimise your Career in 2016

It’s that time again, the beginning of the year when we think about how to change our lives. Getting a better job is one of the top 5 most common new years resolutions (along with getting fit, losing weight, giving up smoking, etc) but its a difficult resolution to keep unless we break it down […]

How to deal with languages on LinkedIn

How to deal with languages on LinkedIn

Ever wondered how languages work on LinkedIn and how to make them work better for you? Well read on… My masters students have recently grilled me on how languages work in LinkedIn. From around 30 different countries with 18 different native languages, looking for international positions while completing their masters in Spain, they are extremely […]

5 things to do before you start networking

5 things to do before you start networking

  Just mention networking and most people let out a frustrated sigh as images of working the room and carelessly passing off people deemed to be of little interest in the career scaling stakes spring to mind. Most of us have been on the receiving end of bad networking and often the idea of putting […]

How to build your LinkedIn profile (a video!)

I’ve finally made a video! It’s the first one I’ve published since 1998, and it includes my first attempt at a music composition (inspired but the type of thing airlines play when they want you to leave the plane as quickly as possible) so I’m feeling pretty pleased with myself right now. Ok, Ok, it’s […]