Category Archives: General

Gender Diversity in the 21st Century Workplace

April 4, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

What will diversity look like ten years from now, a quarter way through the 21st Century? Is gender diversity relevant as the lines between male and female, their attributes, behaviors and roles become more and more blurred? Are male and female brains different anyway and are we dealing with gender bias the right way when […]

Is HR philosophy stifling your ingenuity at Work?

March 20, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

If you are losing yourself in an effort to ‘fit in’ at work then it is time to read this career advice. And if HR practices are really stifling your ingenuity then it may even be time to move on While browsing issues relating to employer behavior recently, I nearly fell off my chair when […]

Job Search Tips: Understanding Culture Fit when Changing Jobs

March 8, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

Changing jobs from a large company to a small company or doing it the other way around can throw up problems during the application and interview process that you never thought of before. Read these job search tips to understand the relevance of culture fit to your job search success. The definition of a cultural […]

24 Best Of Job Search Tips – the real guide for the real jobsearch

January 27, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

You will find great advice from The American Staffing Association on the career and jobsearch theme. I have compiled here what I believe is the ‘best of’ tips for the jobseeker from their website, along with my own interpretations and additional job search tips, career advice and interview tips, which should go a long way […]

Career Advice: There is no such thing as a safe job. 

January 23, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

Be ready for the next moment in your career. Find out why there is no safe job and how to act in the best interests of your own career development Restructuring changes are the cause of eBay’s current job cuts, which will affect 7 percent of their workforce.  Just because you work for a major […]

Baby Boomers Get Your Mentor Hat On

January 21, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

Knowledge is like money; to be of value it must circulate. Baby boomers can provide the best career advice and assist in career development of their colleagues. Here’s how.. The first thing a job seeker will check when reviewing a job vacancy is: how much experience are they looking for me to have?  And with […]

Millennials know it’s a good time to find a quality job.

January 18, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

Trust them or fire them but don’t spy on them! Millennials want a quality job so give them career development before someone else does According to Gallup and Healthways who have been tracking Americans’ life evaluations daily, experienced working age people, those from the 30 -64 age group, consider themselves as thriving and think that […]

Career Advice: Start the year with a better job

January 13, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

The New Year Career Advice is that we should start the year with a better job, our New Year’s Resolutions tell us so! According to the USA.Gov website the top 13 most popular New Year’s resolutions every year are; Lose Weight Volunteer to help others Quit Smoking Get a better education Get a better job […]