Tag Archives: soft skills

Career Advice: How to Love Your Job

June 15, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

Do you put time, but no energy or passion into your job?  Sleepwalking through the day at work means you are daydreaming away two thirds of your life.  According to Gallup research, less than a third of employees are engaged in their jobs so you are not alone but that small comfort doesn’t make your […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]