Entries by Sue Thomas

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Interviews through the ages

Like so many things to do with work and finding a new job, interviews have changed considerably over the years. This is particularly true over the last three years. Once upon a time, an interview would always have been done in person. Now that isn’t always the case. In fact, depending on the type of […]

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Sunday scaries, Monday blues

We should all feel some kind emotion, before our return to work on a Monday morning. For many of us, it might be excitement at the start of a new working week, or seeing our colleagues again – or simply getting out of the house, after months of lockdown. But for many of us, it […]

The whole package

Like many things in life, outplacement isn’t simply a linear process. Many think that the only aspect you need to give consideration to is your CV and you’ll easily find a suitable role. But there’s much more to it than simply pulling a CV together, crossing your fingers and hoping for the best. You need […]

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Making the right choice

This week I’m going to look at why an outplacement strategy is still so valuable in the current employees’-market. The current market is one that is heavily weighted in the candidates’ favour right now. But even it if is a ‘candidates’-market’, outplacement rationale can still help make the right decisions. With the choice and breadth […]

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WELCOME TO OUR LATEST VLOG

Welcome to the latest vlog from Career Evolution! We are continuing to share weekly advice and updates from the industry on outplacement, career management, and coaching. In our latest vlog, our director, Sue Thomas, rounds up some of our posts from October, including creating the right office environment, hybrid working, interviews and out and about […]

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Quiet quitting – the silent enemy

A variety of different factors – from cost-of-living uncertainty to the pandemic – have made a lot of people examine their work-life balance with forensic detail. What suits one person will not suit another, as everyone’s personal and working lives are different. One of the trends that has emerged is the concept of ‘quiet quitting’. […]

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Closing the skills gap

We are living in challenging times for some sectors, with recruitment in particular a key issue. The impact of a variety of economic changes – and the changing ways in which people live, work and shop – are playing havoc with recruiters attempting to fill roles in everything from health care to leisure. Many industries […]

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Confidence Boost

Even the most confident person can feel a little daunted by the prospect of a formal interview. In today’s hybrid working environment, your job interview is as likely to be carried out online, via a conference facility, as it is to be in person. Whichever way the interview is taking place, there are various things […]

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WELCOME TO OUR LATEST VLOG

Welcome to the latest vlog from Career Evolution! We are continuing to share weekly advice and updates from the industry on outplacement, career management, and coaching. In our latest vlog, our director, Sue Thomas, rounds up some of our posts from September, including celebrating our twelfth anniversary, personal brand and onboarding a remote workforce. There’s […]