Brighton and Hove Career Advice

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While many of us would like to develop a new career in Brighton and Hove, we often feel that we are prevented from doing so because of our age or the fact that we’ve been in one industry or sector too long. The truth is that you can choose to change your career direction at any time. All you need is a little focus and a desire to  chase your own dream . Age really shouldn’t matter.   Don’t Limit Your...
There’s been much in the news and media in recent times about how automation is damaging the workplace and the jobs’ market in Brighton and across the UK. We’re being replaced by robots and soon we’re all going to be out of work. If you are in marketing, for example, you’ll know that new AI tech can actually perform certain tasks just as well as a human beings, including customer service jobs . The truth is...
There is an old adage that knowledge is power. That’s nowhere so important in modern life than in the workplace. Maybe thirty years ago you could get by with the same skills and knowledge for a 30 year career but nowadays employees who regularly update their CV and have a keen interest in CPD are much more highly valued. If you are looking to change things up over the next 12 months, then a little upskilling may well be in...
It’s the one question that most interviewees find difficult to answer: What are your weaknesses? Obviously, you don’t want to say something too terrible that it scares the panel but you do want to give an answer that sounds convincing and which you can show you’ve been working on. We all have weaknesses. Even the best in the world have things they need or want to improve. Recognising these and doing something about...
While you may be enjoying the summer in Brighton, hunting for a new job in the warm weather can be a bit of a chore. If you feel that you’re treading water and not getting the breaks you deserve, it may be because you need more control over your career path. Here are our top tips for getting more focused and creating better prospects for the future.   1. Take a Career Audit We can often find ourselves...
If you feel that your work life is in a rut and you don’t seem to be getting anywhere, it may be just the right time to sit back and create a clear cut plan for your future. Most businesses don’t survive if they haven’t got a plan for growth, over the short term or the long term. The same applies to individuals. If you want to cut a clear path to success, it needs to be mapped out. And it’s not as difficult as you...