Category Archives: Professional development

The Number One Mistake to Avoid During An Interview

I had a very interesting (although not pleasant) experience while I interviewed a candidate last week. For the purposes of this post, let’s call him Michael. Meet Michael – Michael had good credentials, high energy and a pleasant personality. He … Continue reading

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How to Find the Right Coach – Interview with Sir John Whitmore

Korina Karampela talks to Sir John Whitmore – author of the best-selling book ‘Coaching for Performance’ and Executive Chairman for Performance Consultants– about the value of coaching for professional advancement and how to find the right coach. How can coaching … Continue reading

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How to Deal with Self-Doubt During a Career Change

Meet Emma – She is in her mid-40s. She has been working in the corporate world for more than fifteen years. In order to spend more time with her teenage children, she decided to work as freelancer. It was definitely … Continue reading

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How to Reinvent Yourself for a Successful Career Change

Meet George – He is in his late 30s. He has been in his current position for almost four years. He was very enthusiastic about his job during the first couple of years. He doesn’t feel challenged anymore. At the … Continue reading

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Apprenticeships: Should We Value Them More Highly?

Korina Karampela talks to David Way – Executive Director of National Apprenticeship Service – about the value of apprenticeships. An increasing number of school leavers consider doing an apprenticeship. What are the reasons behind this trend? Apprenticeships appeal to young … Continue reading

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