5 Ways to Declutter Your CV

Since premiering at the start of the new year, Netflix’s Tidying Up With Marie Kondo has not only ‘sparked joy’, but a full-fledged organising craze around the world. But decluttering isn’t just for your home. In fact, you can apply elements of Marie Kondo’s methods to many areas of your life, including your job search. In this article, I’m sharing five ways to declutter your CV and focus on content that is fit for purpose.

How to Deal With Rejection During a Career Change

Dealing constructively with rejection is an important part of almost any job hunt, but especially when you’re making a career change. When you switch industries or take on a role that doesn’t quite fit with your previous experience, you have to be prepared for some pushback. According to psychologist Guy Winch, “the same areas of the brain become activated when we experience rejection as when we experience physical pain.”

5 Inspirational Quotes to Help You Navigate a Career Change

Changing careers involves a lot of adjusting. You may feel a little lost along the way. You might even have moments when you think it’d be better to throw in the towel. Don’t give up! Dig deep for motivation, never forget why you started this journey, and keep going until you’ve accomplished what you set out to do. When I need motivation, I like to collect inspirational quotes I can refer back to when I feel my drive start to wane. Here are five of my favorites — maybe they can help you, too.

6 Thoughts Keeping You Tied to a Job You Hate (And 6 New Thoughts to Replace Them)

The best job search is one you approach from a place of power, with positive thoughts and energy guiding your way. Only then will you be able to think clearly and make the right choices for yourself. Replace negative (and false) beliefs with self-empowering language and see how your perspective about your current job changes. Once that happens, your mind’s focus will shift from hating the job you have now, to formulating all kinds of actionable ideas about what to do to actually get out of it.