>The Hidden Job Market

> Today we have the second of a series of three guest posts from Ian Machan of Prepare4private Limited – “Levelling the playing field for Public Sector workers seeking jobs”.  As I explained before, Ian has extensive experience in both the private and public sectors. I hope you enjoyed his last post on Transferable Skills .  His third post should …

>Transferable Skills

> Today we have the first of a series of three guest posts from Ian Machan of Prepare4private Limited – “Levelling the playing field for Public Sector workers seeking jobs”. Ian has extensive experience in both the private and public sectors. He is a Mechanical Engineer who has worked for blue chip organisations across a range of sectors including Heinz and …

>Networking Your Way to a Good Future – Part 2 – A Pilot List for Reluctant Networkers

>   As I mentioned in Part 1, when you start networking, you will find that most people are generous with both their time and their advice.  If they trust you, they will be prepared to introduce you to others who can help and to give you good advice. But starting to network can be daunting. So …

>Networking Your Way to a Good Future – Part 1 the Mighty List

> Image by HubSpot via Flickr Many experts believe that many, if not the majority, of jobs don’t get advertised.   This is certainly true for the private sector, less so in the public sector.  But the likelihood of a job not being advertised seems to increase with the level of the job.  So the more …

>So now you know what it means for you – 10 strategies for coping with bad news

> YORK RAILWAY STATION AND ROYAL YORK HOTEL Some four and a half years ago, I was sitting in the Royal York Hotel at a team away day.  As I listened, I realised what the latest cost-reducing exercise was going to mean for me!  It meant the end of our working group and, for me, doing …

>Help for people leaving the Public Sector

>   This blog has been established to provide advice and support for people thinking about leaving the UK Public Sector! Following the 2010 Spending Review it was revealed that between them UK Government departments were expected to shed over 100,000 civil service posts as part of their efforts to reduce administration costs.    The Government’s cull of …