Changing Career

Today I have spent a lot of time speaking with graduates. I have always found university graduates to be a bit of a conundrum not too dissimilar from seasoned working professionals who seek a change in direction. Whilst they are normally well-mannered, well-skilled and particularly astute, the CV and salary requirements are often sticking points

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‘Selfies’

My iPhone contains the following social applications; Whatsapp, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Each application has been designed to validate my life. We are governed by our online behaviours, dictated by trends; the blur between reality and our online lifestyle is now smaller than ever. More recently the art of taking ‘selfies’; a self-taken image

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Build your brand

I am a believer that success is earned through a combination of hard graft, unsociable working hours and surrounding yourself with people who you consider to be more qualified than you within your industry. Exposing yourself to new territory certainly helps too; after all there is no better way to study your craft than to

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University Fresher Students

Sometime next week the new intake of university freshers will be discovering who they will be spending the next academic year living with. It is certain to be a significant step for any 18 year old finally leaving home, on the cusp of independence as the stark reality of adult life begins to set in.

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