Entries by Sue Thomas

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Bringing your CV out of the 90s!

When I started my career in outplacement in the 1990s, the CVs I helped people prepare looked a bit like the one above.  To call it inappropriate now is an understatement.  Printed on white paper, and produced in 12pt, Times New Roman font was the standard. And of course, contact details included home address and […]

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Let’s make 2022 a happy year

A traditional toast is to ‘health, wealth and happiness’, three key elements to life for many people. As the clinking of glasses bringing in the new year fades into the distance, many people use this time as a fresh start and a time to set goals and make resolutions. Many of these focus around health […]

Christmas wishes from Career Evolution

This time of year always makes us take stock of what we have achieved over the last 12 months. Whether it’s personal or professional, goal setting, reaching targets and celebrating success, are all things that should be an important part of any person’s journey. As 2021 draws to a close, it fills me with a […]

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Taking back control

In my many years’ experience of working with senior executives going through outplacement, I am struck time and again by the significant impact that a role being made redundant has on the individual that was doing the role. While it is easy to say a decision to make a role redundant isn’t personal, it is […]

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Interview you!

We all know how important it is to be prepared for a job interview. Once upon a time, this involved making sure you knew where you were going, how you were going to get there, what you were going to wear and what you needed to prepare for the interview itself. However, today with the […]