Career counselling

Career counselling articles to help you make the most of your working life.

How to manage your time better – part 3 – Life Hacks & Career Counselling – collage of clocks

How to manage your time better – part 3

In part 3 we offer 10 tips for effective meetings and look at how time management can help you to manage stress … more

How to manage your time better – part 2 – Life Hacks & Career Counselling – collage of clocks

How to manage your time better – part 2

We look at how to stay on track with your plans, how to say no to others, and how to be as productive as you can … more

How to tell if a job is right for you – Career Counselling – arty workplace photo

How to tell if a job is right for you

During the job recruitment process both sides are usually trying to make a good impression. How can you see through the ‘sales pitch’ to the reality of what lies beneath? … more

How to manage your time better – Life Hacks & Career Counselling – collage of clocks

How to manage your time better – part 1

Whether it’s the pressure of unrelenting demands at work – or just keeping family life on track – managing our time skilfully is one of the best ways of fighting back … more

How to adapt to change at work – Career Counselling – picture of eye changing

How to adapt to change at work

When change is the only constant, how can you ride the wave and grasp new opportunities? Our top tips for making the most of changes at work … more

How to encourage more flexibility from your employer – Career Counselling – photo of woman doing yoga with sunrise background

How to encourage more flexibility from your employer

Flexible working can be a win-win for you and your employer. How can you encourage your employer to allow more flexibility? Part two of two … more

How to make flexible working work for you – Career Counselling – photo of woman doing yoga with sunset background

How to make flexible working work for you

Flexible working is becoming common in certain sectors. How can you make it work for you – and your company? Part one of two … more

How to start a new job – Career Counselling – first steps

How to start a new job

It can be an anxious time when you start a new job, but it’s also a great opportunity. So whether it’s your first role, or your twentieth, we help you set off on the right track … more

How to survive your daily commute – Career Counselling and Life Hacks – station

How to survive your daily commute

The average person spends the equivalent of 20 full days commuting per year. So how can that be reduced or avoided – and what can you do to make the most of it? … more

How to thrive in a big company – Career Counselling – it's in your hands

How to thrive in a big company

Sink or swim. Survive – or thrive. When joining a big company for the first time, it can feel like those are your choices. We explain how to thrive in a big company environment … more

How to handle responsibility – Career Counselling – getting your ducks in a row

How to handle responsibility

Maybe you’ve been promoted at work or perhaps just have new responsibilities. How should you get your ducks in a row to make sure you are successful? … more

How to ask for a raise – Career Counselling and Financial Management – pitch meeting

How to ask for a pay rise

When you work hard and feel you are not paid your true worth, how do you ask for a raise? We show you how to prepare and pitch your case to increase your chances of success … more

How to quit a job – Career Counselling – taking a leap

How to quit a job and not regret it

When you spend so much of your waking life at work, does it make sense to stick with something that’s not right for you? Should you stay or should you go? … more