Month: June 2019

Strangers Can Make or Break Your Life

During our childhoods, we grow up thinking that our family and friends will have the biggest influence on our lives. From an emotional support point of view, that may be the case. However, for the truly momentous moments, where your life can change direction in an instant, the difference between scaling the heights and falling…

By pauldrury 28/06/2019 Off

How Right-Brained Storytellers Ace Interviews

Tell me a story, paint me a picture and sing me a song….. The best interviews are multi-coloured voyages of discovery through your past, present and future. They appeal to the basic emotions of your interviewer – not by machine-gunning them into submission with endless facts and analysis, but by playing to their emotions, involving…

By pauldrury 24/06/2019 Off

Why it is Foolish to Expect an Internal Promotion

Your employer is paying you to do your current job because you are good at it. Over the period of your employment, you have built relationships, hit deadlines, smashed budgets, completed projects, shared ideas and added value. You feel secure in the knowledge that you are a worthwhile asset to your colleagues and bosses. It…

By pauldrury 21/06/2019 Off

That Job Search Moment When We Forget Who We Are

Apologies in advance if you haven’t watched the most recent Game of Thrones episode (S8 Ep3), but I won’t delve into the backstory of a certain (epic) character to explain this blog. Arya. In the library. With the Wights. How many of you have faced a terrifyingly life-defining moment and felt paralysed with fear like…

By pauldrury 07/06/2019 Off