How to make the right next move in an unpredictable market
Leave or stay? Why we should take a moment before joining the "mass resignation" movement
Since Covid began the idea of a mass resignation has grown momentum as people have questioned whether they wished to return to their old lives pre-Covid and for many priorities have changed as we have changed as people.
The market has moved from an employer led market to a candidate led market which means a greater availability of roles and more choice which is all positive when you are considering a move.
However, it is easy to be tempted by change, especially if something is missing in yo…
Coming out of the Trance
Go to college, work hard, stay the course, get a job, work harder, earn lots of money and happiness will follow, for some that is the case, but for some it can feel like something is missing. This cookie cutter definition of success can make us feel that anything or anyone that deviates from that path is somehow not enough.
When I was 18, I applied to UCD with no idea of what I wanted from life but my friends were going to university and the fear of being left behind was real. I choose history,…
A Guide to Covid Burnout
Are you feeling exhausted but still feel like you should be doing more?
Do you feel overwhelmed and feel like you are constantly trying to meet demands from home/life work and so you feel deflated? This tiredness can move to stress and from there to emotional exhaustion which causes us to feel stuck and ultimately burnout.
So many people are feeling burnout right now because of the situation that we are stuck in with what can seem like a never-ending lockdown.
Burnout occurs when we have spen…
Is the Timing Right for a Change?
Over the last 6 weeks clients have asked me the same question, is it crazy to think about moving jobs now, should I just be thankful that I have a job or should I follow my heart or gut and take a risk?
The truth is there is no definite answer to that question, this question is a familiar question though and reminds me of recessionary times. What I said to my clients then stands now, there is much that we cannot control in the current climate but we can control how we react to it and that is to…