There’s more to preparing for day one than shining your shoes, donning the perfect outfit and reviewing the company website. Consider this a golden opportunity to reflect on your ‘work self’ – how you’ve been perceived by superiors, peers and subordinates in the past, and how you’d like to be viewed in your new work…
Perhaps the biggest issue about starting a new job is that when you feel you are struggling, it can be really difficult to ask for help. But why are we reluctant to ask for help when we probably (and justifiably) most need it?
There are many things that might shape your answer to this question. It is loaded with expectation and possibility, and often comes with freely dispensed advice, influence or pressure. At FindMyWhy we are here to help you get to the heart of what you want to be, and how to make it happen.
You’ve got a new job!!! At the outset, you’re full of excitement and enthusiasm. But what happens if, in a few weeks, even months, it’s not working out as planned and things don’t look quite so peachy? Should you resign, or stick it out?
Just started a new job? Brilliant news! Unless, of course, you’ve jumped straight from the frying pan and into the fire. If that’s the case, and your worst nightmares are coming true, here’s some advice from FindMyWhy on how to handle it.
In the words of everyone’s favourite ‘nine to fiver’, Dolly Parton, “Find out who you are and do it on purpose!”. Inevitably, there will be hurdles along the way to achieving your dream, and barriers to challenge your success. Accepting that some of these will happen to you is the first step to overcoming them;…
Are you feeling a bit lost or at sea with your career choices, still unsure of what it really is you want to do? Read more about how to identify your true purpose and use it to drive you towards a career you love.
When you’re job hunting, how you play the waiting game can be as crucial to the success of your application as your application itself. You’ll want to appear keen, not desperate, and efficient, not overbearing. What follows is a set of tips to help you do just that.
Executive coaching and mentoring go hand in hand with personal and professional growth and development. They also tend to go hand in hand with eye watering fees, but if you read on, you’ll discover the exception to that rule.
We all have weaknesses. If we can recognise what they are and figure out how to address them, they can be a huge source of strength and self-development.