• 11 Self-Discipline Tips for Remote Workers to Turn Distractions into Results

    11 Self-Discipline Tips for Remote Workers to Turn Distractions into Results

    Remote jobs are great, aren’t they? You can work from home, the beach, a secluded cabin in the woods – anywhere, really. But the freedom of working remotely can be bad for your productivity. It’s easy to be a little lazy or get distracted by our adorable pets or that pile of laundry. With a […]

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  • Dice and TopResume Partner to Provide Free Resume Evaluations to Tech Professionals

    Dice and TopResume Partner to Provide Free Resume Evaluations to Tech Professionals

    Dice and TopResume partner to provide free, confidential resume reviews to tech professionals.

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  • How to Address Being Fired in Job Applications

    How to Address Being Fired in Job Applications

    Were you fired from your last job? ZipJob has the advice you need to talk about it in a way that doesn’t have a negative impact on your job search.

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  • 17 Strategies for Managing Stress When You Are Burning Out at Work

    There is no question that our jobs are a significant source of stress in our lives. Even the best jobs can be frustrating, overwhelming, and sometimes dangerous. Although we can’t avoid stress in our lives altogether, no job is worth damaging our physical, mental, or emotional health. Here are 17 strategies for effectively managing work-related […]

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  • Exploring the role of secondary teachers in building students career skills and knowledge

    Exploring the role of secondary teachers in building students career skills and knowledge

    <img data-attachment-id="11175" data-permalink="https://adventuresincareerdevelopment.wordpress.com/2024/03/18/exploring-the-role-of-secondary-teachers-in-building-students-career-skills-and-knowledge/pexels-photo-3184328/" data-orig-file="https://adventuresincareerdevelopment.wordpress.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/pexels-photo-3184328.jpeg" data-orig-size="1880,1255" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="man in beige blazer holding tablet computer" data-image-description="" data-image-caption=" Photo by fauxels on Pexels.com ” data-medium-file=”https://adventuresincareerdevelopment.wordpress.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/pexels-photo-3184328.jpeg?w=300″ data-large-file=”https://adventuresincareerdevelopment.wordpress.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/pexels-photo-3184328.jpeg?w=723″ src=”https://adventuresincareerdevelopment.wordpress.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/pexels-photo-3184328.jpeg” alt=”” class=”wp-image-11175″ />Photo by fauxels on Pexels.com On the 4th October 2023 Suzanne Rice and I convened an expert round table to discuss the role of secondary teachers in building […]

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  • Why it is time to end our obsession with ‘resilience’

    Why it is time to end our obsession with ‘resilience’

    On Friday it was Employee Appreciation Day so I teamed up with my colleague Professor Frances Maratos  from the University of Derby to discuss resilience. In a blog post published on the University’s website it we noted that resilience is increasingly seen as something the education system should foster and employers should encourage and develop, but […]

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  • Exploring career theories

    Exploring career theories

    <img data-attachment-id="11073" data-permalink="https://adventuresincareerdevelopment.wordpress.com/2024/02/05/exploring-career-theories/pexels-photo-11308990/" data-orig-file="https://adventuresincareerdevelopment.files.wordpress.com/2024/02/pexels-photo-11308990.jpeg" data-orig-size="1733,1300" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="black and purple skull with light" data-image-description="" data-image-caption=" Photo by Merlin Lightpainting on Pexels.com ” data-medium-file=”https://adventuresincareerdevelopment.files.wordpress.com/2024/02/pexels-photo-11308990.jpeg?w=300″ data-large-file=”https://adventuresincareerdevelopment.files.wordpress.com/2024/02/pexels-photo-11308990.jpeg?w=723″ src=”https://adventuresincareerdevelopment.files.wordpress.com/2024/02/pexels-photo-11308990.jpeg” alt=”” class=”wp-image-11073″ />Photo by Merlin Lightpainting on Pexels.com I spend a lot of last week teaching career theory in Lillehammer with my colleague Sikin Jynge. As anyone who has ever […]

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  • Why I’m supporting Jo Grady for UCU General Secretary

    Why I’m supporting Jo Grady for UCU General Secretary

    For those people who aren’t in UK higher education, this post might be a little strange, please feel free to skip. I’m writing about this here because it is the platform that I have to try and influence something that is important in my life and in the life of other workers in the industry […]

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  • Why Labour should stick with its plans to tax private education (and maybe go further)

    Why Labour should stick with its plans to tax private education (and maybe go further)

    Over the last couple of weeks there has been renewed debate about the UK’s private schools. The context for this is that the Labour Party has made a commitment to make people who pay for private education to pay some tax on school fees. As seems to be the case with all Labour policies under […]

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  • Podcast: Sustainability and career guidance

    Podcast: Sustainability and career guidance

    <img data-attachment-id="10886" data-permalink="https://adventuresincareerdevelopment.wordpress.com/2023/10/26/podcast-sustainability-and-career-guidance/pexels-photo-1292464/" data-orig-file="https://adventuresincareerdevelopment.files.wordpress.com/2023/10/pexels-photo-1292464.jpeg" data-orig-size="1880,1253" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="photo of wind turbines lot" data-image-description="" data-image-caption=" Photo by Narcisa Aciko on Pexels.com ” data-medium-file=”https://adventuresincareerdevelopment.files.wordpress.com/2023/10/pexels-photo-1292464.jpeg?w=300″ data-large-file=”https://adventuresincareerdevelopment.files.wordpress.com/2023/10/pexels-photo-1292464.jpeg?w=723″ src=”https://adventuresincareerdevelopment.files.wordpress.com/2023/10/pexels-photo-1292464.jpeg” alt=”” class=”wp-image-10886″ />Photo by Narcisa Aciko on Pexels.com I recently had the opportunity to be interviewed as part of Veilederforum-podden (the Norwegian guidance forum’s new podcast). In the podcast I discuss […]

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