Portfolio careers are growing fast – because of need and want. More information below if this is a new concept for you.
A career portfolio or portfolio career has many pros. I have thought of over 70. Here are 10 of mine for now:
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Do you hate marketing yourself? Many people do especially women; it makes them feel very uncomfortable. With more competition for jobs and the trend to freelance and portfolio working growing apace, marketing yourself is something that cannot be ignored.
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Globally women make more than 80% of purchasing decisions, choosing everything from the family’s food and clothing to holidays and cars. So it seems only logical that their professional contributions would be essential within the advertising industry – an industry estimated by The Work Foundation to have added more than £15.6 billion pounds to the UK economy in 2008 with those figures only increasing year on year.
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English is known to be a confusing language to Foreigners because English people do not always say what they mean – they wear a ‘mask’. I am the only very direct member in a family who are very indirect/covert! This can be challenging & frustrating in the ‘communication department’!
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August is a great time to catch up with yourself!
Stephen Covey who wrote the classic book ‘The 7 habits of highly effective people’ talks about the importance of blocking out time in your diary for ‘important not urgent’ tasks.
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Making a career change can feel as big a decision as choosing a life partner and whether to have a baby. That’s big.
To achieve a successful career change, you need to overcome the ‘buts’. A career change can seem like a huge mountain in front of you to climb. Part of my job as a talent liberator is to be your Sherpa.
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Today’s the day – 30 June 2014. From today, any employee who has been working for 6 months can request flexible working in the UK, whether they are a parent or carer or not. 20 million people have the right to ask. What impact will this have do you think?
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I love inspiring quotes – selective ones. It is like a well-chosen image, more is not necessary.
Here are 10 inspiring quotes about change and attitude to change.
“Often people live their lives backwards; they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want so that they will be happier. The way it actually works is the opposite. You must first be who you really are, then do what you need to do, in order to have what you want.“ Margaret Young.
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Our last blog looked at what a portfolio career is, the components and why they are growing.
This blog shares the pros and cons of a portfolio career and some examples.
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More and more people are doing a portfolio career. Could you be one of them?
This blog shares what a portfolio career is, the components and why they are growing.
What is a portfolio career?
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