Beginning with a quote from George Eliot, “It’s never too late to be what you might have been”, Orla Donoghue highlights that career decisions aren’t necessarily decisions for life in this interesting TED Talk. Many students nearing the end of their school days feel the weight of expectation of what are they going to do […]
Archives for May 2018
How to resign and preserve the relationship
When it comes to jobs, there are two (almost) certainties: you’ll get one and, at some stage, you’ll leave for a new one. No matter what the cause, it’s very rare for people to stay in the one job for a lifetime. Most people now switch jobs and careers a number of times during their […]
Do you really need to refresh your resume?
My experience as a recruiter is that people spend far too much time tinkering with their resume. Each “rejection” often leads to one course of action: a revisiting of the resume and seeking guidance on how it can be improved. This issue is compounded because every person they speak with will provide different advice. Typically […]
The best career advice? Don’t follow your passion!
Career advice has evolved over time. From following in your parents footsteps….. to following the money. And now you are likely to hear “follow your passion” more than ever. In this TED talk, Benjamin Todd, outlines the research that indicates that following your passion may not be the best career advice. Benjamin shares that the […]