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Why I feel driven to teach undergrads how to get a job before they leave uni

Posted: November 17, 2017 at 6:10 pm | Author: Chris Davies

Most people believe that the main stumbling block between ‘just graduated’ and ‘first graduate job’ is huge competition. But it isn’t. A while back I asked a new graduate why he decided to employ me as a coach to help him find his first graduate job. His answer mildly shocked me. I thought he might say something generic, like, “I ju...Read More

Important things Every Graduate Job Seeker Should Know

Posted: October 19, 2017 at 5:36 pm | Author: Chris Davies

From crafting a great CV to building useful networks, the steps to landing your first job after university needn’t be daunting if you do the right things. University was a time for figuring out what you love, working hard and setting yourself up for your future. But it was also a time for late nights, meeting new people and creating your own sch...Read More

The Ultimate Killer Blow to Feeling Like an Impostor

Posted: August 18, 2017 at 5:23 pm | Author: Chris Davies

Here’s the ultimate killer blow to cure you of impostor syndrome or feelings of inadequacy in your job or career forever. In part one of this blog, The Cure for Impostor Syndrome for New Graduates and Everyone Else, I discussed how impostor syndrome is a phenomenon that describes the feeling of being a fraud in your job or career. You feel like ...Read More

The Cure for Impostor Syndrome for New Graduates and Everyone Else

Posted: August 18, 2017 at 5:16 pm | Author: Chris Davies

Great achievers admit they suffer from it, celebrities are often plagued by it and females are more likely to admit to it. What is it? Impostor syndrome. Impostor syndrome is the feeling that you’re a fraud in your job or career. You feel like you don’t belong or know what you’re really doing and, worst of all, that someone is going to find ...Read More

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