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In this story we hear from Maggy and it’s the kind of story that I hear often throughout my coaching. So as to not give any spoilers, I’ll make way and catch you at the end of ‘Maggy’s career story’. “So… here is my story: Whilst still...

According to the Office for National Statistics, more and more women are delaying starting a family until their forties. In 2017, conception rates fell for every age group, except the over 40s. This trend looks set to continue, so what exactly is driving it? There are...

Approximately one in four people experience some kind of mental health issue each year in the UK. While the number of people with mental health problems has remained fairly static over recent years, there does seem to be an increase in the number of people struggling to cope with...

According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the rapid growth of self-employment has been a prominent feature of the UK labour market during the last few years. This includes entrepreneurs, freelancers, workers in the gig economy and contractors.The number of self-employed increased from 3.3 million...

If you have been working for the same employee for 26 weeks or more, you are entitled to request a flexible working arrangement. It may be that you have caring responsibilities, have young children, or health issues that could be alleviated by a more flexible working schedule....

We’ve already spoken about How to write a killer CV in a previous post, but what we didn’t really go into is just why you need a good CV. On average, a recruiter will spend just 6 seconds reading your CV, so you really need to make an impact! Your CV...

Hopefully you’ve read the first part of my career story, and if there’s one thing I want to come across, it’s that you don’t have to put up with a situation that isn’t working for you. It’s not easy and it might take some creative thinking...

As the population of the UK gets older, the effects are far reaching and the so called ‘Sandwich Generation’ seem to be drawing the short straw. This group are generally aged 35-55 and facing the double whammy of looking after both their own families as...

In addition to showcasing my coaching services, I want to shine a light on the career stories of others. All our career stories involve change. Either personal change, or changes to the broader career landscape reflected in the workplace or wider society. These real-life career...

Deciding whether to make a career change is a big decision, so much hinges on our jobs that it can be hard to walk away. However, we spend so much time at work, it soon starts to negatively affect your whole well being if things...