It's no secret that school never really prepares you for the world of work and for those of us who get older, it's something we forget and take for granted. As I meet a lot of school-leavers and graduates looking to take their first step...

  Being micromanaged is an unfortunate working situation that can sometimes be harder to spot and certainly harder to fix. It can make your job more difficult, can make you feel untrusted and it can stifle your creativity. Understand failings and mitigate them Can you see where there...

  For the majority of us, our daily working lives go on within their allocated hours and, come the end of our working day, we can switch off, feet up and (for some and family commitments willing) get some "me time". However, there are many occasions where...

Asking for ‘X’ years of experience in a given profession is a common tick box exercise, that a lot of the time, its downsides aren’t fully thought through and can be a massive roadblock for job applicants. Whether would-be applicants give up at the first...

More and more companies are seeing the value in investing in their staff’s education and skills, whether through professional qualifications, short courses or seminars. It’s undoubtedly a worthwhile investment, as the famous quote perfectly puts it; “What if I train them and they leave? But...