Lucy Atkins has written a fabulous first novel, The Missing One. It gripped me from beginning to end so I was very keen to find out more about the writer. We had fun doing this interview and I hope you enjoy reading it. There's some good advice too, for aspiring novelists!
Job-hunting for young people - 8: "Interviews make me sick with nerves so I never show my best side."
Nicola Morgan understands teenage stress as well as anyone - she's even written a book about it. Now she turns her understanding towards helping them relax at job interviews
Number 8 – Bring in the Experts - Delegate All the successful women I know are good at delegating. Lots of the women I know who struggle on being good enough have not yet learned how to delegate and/or bring in the experts. They usually have enormous potential but have not learned how to make the most of it as they are simply too busy.
I was browsing again through my copy of ‘A Woman’s Place is in the Boardroom’ by Peninah Thomson ; Jacey Graham (Palgrave Macmillan) when I came across the chapter on using personal power and charm. I really like their 9 etiquette points and thought I’d share them with you:
The pace and complexity of life have increased but we can learn from the tortoise..
Nicola Morgan's series to help adults support young people approaching the world of work
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