Category: Career Advice

The power of your network: Why it pays to build relationships

November 23rd, 2018 by
The saying goes that it’s not what you know, it’s who you know. As a business that firmly places relationship building at the heart of everything we do, we couldn’t agree more. Having a little black book of professional contacts that you can call upon can be your biggest secret weapon when you’re on the Read more

Senior Job Hunters: The do’s and don’ts of updating an outdated CV

November 2nd, 2018 by
Be honest. When was the last time you updated your CV? If you can’t come up with a quick answer, it’s probably been far too long. If you’re in your 40s, 50s or 60s and in the market for a new job, applying for roles with an outdated and old-fashioned CV is likely to result Read more

Changing career: Preparing for your first interview in decades

July 13th, 2018 by
Going for an interview might not seem like a big deal for many of us. But when you’re a seasoned professional who’s eager to change careers after years of faithful service at the same company, just the thought of an interview can make you feel like a fish out of water. Despite your wealth of Read more

Contracting: Making the decision to return to permanent work

June 29th, 2018 by
From increased earnings to a flexible work schedule, life as a contractor can be sweet. But it’s not for everybody. It can be difficult not knowing where your next contract is coming from, spending extended periods away from your family and being responsible for paying your tax and overheads. When things get really tough, these Read more

Building Relationships to Further your Career

February 27th, 2018 by
Minesh Jobanputra, co-founder of Deltra Group – a recruitment consultancy specialising in programme, project and change – was recently interviewed by Nick Synott for the Climb in Consulting podcast. Nick’s show provides consultants who want to rapidly accelerate their careers with access to guidance from industry specialists. In the interview, Minesh talks about the importance Read more