Graduation

Congraduations! … What now?

It’s graduation season, and all across the country, students are walking across stages when their name is called, cringing at the sound of whooping parents, throwing their hats in the air, and proudly grasping the most expensive bit of paper they will probably ever own – their degree certificate. But once grad week is over,… Continue reading Congraduations! … What now?

Out of office

Girl boss (out of office) – Top ten things to do in Porto, Portugal

I think an important part of being a Girl boss is what you do when you are not working, what you do outside of work to see the rest of the world, experience other cultures, learn new things, and generally keep making yourself a more well-rounded person. My latest out of office experience was a… Continue reading Girl boss (out of office) – Top ten things to do in Porto, Portugal

Wednesday wisdom

Wednesday wisdom – emotional intelligence

Every Wednesday, I try to share a short post on any useful nuggets of information people have given me, interesting tips or tricks I’ve picked up this week, quotes that have resonated with me, in the hope that they might help one of you lovely lot as well*. This week’s wisdom is something which a very… Continue reading Wednesday wisdom – emotional intelligence

Wednesday wisdom

Wednesday wisdom – speak up!

Every Wednesday, I’m going to try to share a short post on any useful nuggets of information people have given me, interesting tips or tricks I’ve picked up this week, quotes that have resonated with me, in the hope that they might help one of you lovely lot as well*. This week’s wisdom came to… Continue reading Wednesday wisdom – speak up!

Job hunting

Top tips for job hunting! Number 2 – Applications and applying for jobs

This post is part of a mini-series all about job hunting! If you haven’t already, click here to read the first instalment on looking for and finding jobs. So you’ve seen a great looking job vacancy… Just like dating, applying for jobs is a numbers game (so they say). There are hundreds of jobs out there, but there… Continue reading Top tips for job hunting! Number 2 – Applications and applying for jobs

Job hunting

Mini-series: Top tips for job hunting! Number 1 – Looking for and finding jobs…

Unfortunately, being unemployed, or being employed but in a job you are unhappy in, is a situation that at some point in our lives we are all likely to find ourselves in. Whether it’s as a result of the competitive jobs market for recent graduates, because you’ve been made redundant, or because your current job isn’t… Continue reading Mini-series: Top tips for job hunting! Number 1 – Looking for and finding jobs…

Uncategorized

Stars can’t shine without darkness…

A few months ago I had a horrible incident at work, where I was verbally attacked, and my professional and personal character assassinated in front of other colleagues. Thankfully the incident itself was taken very seriously by my employer, but it still had a significant effect on me personally and left me reeling and riddled with… Continue reading Stars can’t shine without darkness…