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Sometimes the need for a career change pops up at very short notice and rather surprises us. Sometimes our need for a career change lingers for a long time, rumbling away and causing us anxiety because we’re not doing anything about it. Let’s take a look at the reasons why…
For many of us, holidays are a time to think about improving our lives and often one of the areas in which we are most dissatisfied is work. However, simply making a resolution to leave a job, train for a new career or set up a business isn’t enough. If…
Gaining a new position with your current employer can be a great way to achieve a career change without losing the benefits you’ve built up during your employment. Those benefits may include your pension contributions, working with great colleagues, a flexible working arrangement and/or a solid employment history. For many…
We are currently in the age of digital technology, an age where we’re presented with many opportunities to connect to events, resources and people virtually. One way in which a lot of people do this is to join online membership clubs. Virtual career development clubs are a particularly popular type…
Ever asked yourself what is really important in your career? If you're not content or fulfilled, now might be the perfect time to do just that - take some time for personal-reflection. Read on and you'll get a sense of how to take a proactive approach to career change, which…
You may be somebody who has concluded they’re in the wrong part of the employment market. Periodically there may be friends and family who conclude same. Sometimes it’s really surprising because somebody can be taking the vocation route and be highly qualified only to then realize they aren’t doing what…
It is becoming more and more common to see people over the age of 50 changing careers. In decades past, many people stayed in the same career, and sometimes even the same job, for virtually all of their working lives. However, times have changed and it is becoming very common…
Friday, 3 Jan, 2014

Before You Go...

So you've decided to move on to pastures new. Before doing so, Miles Cooper suggests you consult your contract of employment...What if I don't have a written contract of employment?Many people all over the world work without written employment contracts and there are many reasons for this including the nature…

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