If there’s one word I’m hearing more and more these days it’s this: Overwhelm.
Nicola Morgan continues her advice to young people and their adults, on the topic of job-hunting and work experience
The fourth in teenage expert Nicola Morgan's series on job-hunting for young people
The third in the series in which teenage expert Nicola Morgan covers job-hunting for young people
Continuing this series in which teenage expert Nicola Morgan will cover every aspect of job-hunting from the viewpoint of young people and the adults who care about them
Step back, zone in and ask yourself “What’s my ‘why’?”
Slow Thinking The idea of slow thinking feels contrary to our Western take on problem solving. However, there has been some scientific research that demonstrates that the more patient, slow type of thinking is more effective than deliberate, logical thinking when we are trying to solve a problem that is ill defined; when we don’t know exactly what we are looking for, what the parameters are, or simply where to start.
Lucy Ann Holmes is an impressively busy woman, writer, actress and political activist! I am totally in awe of her and her campaign to end the page three anachronism (in case you don’t know a topless women in a provocative sexual pose features every single day in this national newspaper) that goes out in The Sun daily. I wanted to find out a bit more about what inspired her to start this campaign.
If there's one thing guaranteed to set me off, it's phrases like 'Oh it's my age’, or ‘I’m too old to change now,' or ‘in my day’. Unless you’re actually dead it’s always still your day! For me, age has no bearing on whether or not you should make a major life change, or follow your dream - and I'm living proof.
Number Six – Work Out the Baby Thing Before Your Hormones Kick In I am not, repeat not, telling you what to do re babies and careers. It’s a minefield depending on where you live, access to good child care, preferences, of you or your partner. There is no one way. What I do believe very strongly is that a radical rethink needs to take place re childcare.
Number 5 – Negotiate Your Salary and Don’t Be Embarrassed If you’re employed, someone is paying you (if you’re self employed one hopes that is true too but it’ll be several people paying you!) The evidence is Career Success Tipsincontrovertible, men get higher pay than women.