JOANNA MAXWELL

The dangers of stereotyping

Whether you are planning a work reinvention, or just want to keep doing your current job for a few more decades, you need to be aware of the dangers of stereotyping and discrimination. Age discrimination is very real, and much needs to be done in this country to improve things. It is particularly pernicious when […]

Read More…

Your work (life) snapshot

Plenty of people have done a ‘life satisfaction’ exercise where you rate yourself in different areas (such as health, work, finances etc). It’s usually limited to 8 categories, but it’s not a bad way to start to see what’s going right – and not so right- in your life. I’ve recently started using an expanded […]

Read More…

Is it time to update your resumé?

There is no ‘join the dots’ formula for writing a resumé. You need to take into account the industry, the type and seniority of the position, and any application form or job criteria for each job. Experts debate how many pages, whether to include names of referees and even if it’s ‘CV’ or ‘resumé’. Here […]

Read More…

How’s your Decision Making?

Do you struggle to make decisions?  Do you have recurring questions about your working life, the kind that never quite get resolved – and never quite go away, either? I found a nifty little book while at the airport a while ago, called The Decision Book, by Krogerus and Tschappeler. It’s a simple volume, just 50 […]

Read More…

SUBSCRIBE

Signup to have my occasional newsletters delivered to your inbox

FOLLOW ME