How to do self-promotion without being pushy


Many people are not comfortable with the concept and practice of self-promotion. However, no matter how good you are at your job, without self-promotion your achievements may be overlooked. So how can you promote your achievements without looking smarmy? For many professionals, but in my experience especially IT professionals the idea of self promotion smacks […]

How to self-promote effectively


If you want to become visible in your work or community, you’ve probably been told you need to “put yourself out there”. When I did a survey last year, one of the most popular topics was also self-promotion. We recognize we need to be visible to our bosses, clients etc if we want to get […]

10 ways to get ahead in a BAD ECONOMY

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In both my recruitment and coaching jobs, I hear from a lot of people who are currently looking for a new job, but they are starting from a defeated attitude. They figure there aren’t many jobs and there’s no money and it’s impossible to get a pay rise in the current economy. There are also […]

How to improve your executive resume

Having worked with a lot of senior level clients lately and reviewing their resumes, got me thinking about the world of executive work and employment/job search trends. I’ve noticed that things have changed in the last few years and things that worked 5 years ago, might make your executive resume look outdated today. It is […]

[Video] How to identify your value proposition

Would you like to know a couple of techniques which will exponentially boost your chances of landing highly sought after positions and give you more control, more choice and more confidence? While you can’t change the number of jobs available and can’t get rid of the growing number of competing job seekers, you CAN change […]

Create a CV headline that works!

Hello Recruiters on average spend no more than 10 seconds reading your CV. In this video I will talk about how to create a resume headline that works and that gets your CV noticed by recruiters! For more tips, check out my eGuide “Land that Job!” available at You can get it with £12 […]