Tag Archives: change

Career Resilience 12: Make the Move Checklist

07 Dec
make the move

Make the Move Checklist So now we’re all set to make the move. We’ve decided that our time at the current job is over. We’ve learned all we can learn, we’ve grown there as much as we’re going to  and we’ve tolerated as much as we’re going to take. So, let’s go! But we’re not …

Career Resilience 10: Time to Go

12 Nov
Several silhouettes of businesspeople interacting office background

Time to Go? In earlier chapters of the Career Resilience Series we have looked at ways for reviewing and building our career path and resilience. In the remaining set of articles we will explore critical considerations once you’ve decided that it really is time to go. We’ll look at these considerations in three articles, covering …

Career Resilience 9: Should I quit?

11 Oct
Should I quit

Career Resilience 9: Should I quit? We’ve all had that feeling, like we can’t handle this anymore, and we begin to think of jumping ship. Perversely, that’s precisely the point NOT to jump anywhere. Remember the old adage ‘Act in haste, repent at leisure’. Instead, that’s the time we should step back and consider what’s …

Career Resilience 6: Get Value from Work

10 May
Should I quit

Career resilience 6: Get value from work Value, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. In previous articles we’ve looked at how careers can be linear or non-linear, how to give value to work and how to build value in our networks. In this article we will explore ways to extract value from …

Career resilience 1: Introduction

24 Jun
Career Resilience: Colleagues Bottom Line

 Career Resilience 1: Introduction We often come across the term Career Resilience and just as often it makes us shudder. Deep down we know that if we’re doing something we love and that fulfils us we don’t need to be ‘resilient’. Life is good and moves along nicely when we are fulfilled. So, why is it that an …

New Career, new challenges

16 Apr

   Hospitality Manager   I’ve just begun a new career at the age of 56. It’s a great challenge and I’m so excited by it. This assessment has pointed out that life is more just my job and I need to re-consider all the other aspects of my life. For too long my life has been dragged …

Is your career sustainable?

14 Apr
Pensionable Age?

  Many Governments around the world are discussing the concept of raising the pensionable age to seventy years old. They cite their changing economic climates and their ageing populations as key drivers but there is little discussion about what kind of work will be expected from a senior worker. So my question to you is …

15-Minute Strategy: Perfectionism & Taking Imperfect Action

07 Apr

  Perfectionism: If you’re anything like me, we’ve lived with things in total disarray for so long that we’ve kind of got used to chaos. And we tell ourselves that if we’re going to fix things this time, we’ve got to make it ‘right’. “No point in doing a half-baked job of fixing this”, we tell …

I Need a Career Epiphany.

07 Apr
Career Epiphany or Smart Choices

“Seek Knowledge and, in its getting, gain Wisdom” (Socrates) The other day, a friend told me that he needed a “Career Epiphany”. I simply smiled back at him. On one hand, I was glad that he was beginning to take his career, and its place in his life, seriously. On the other hand, I wondered what he thought an ‘Epiphany’ …