Is it too early to think about your career?

Is it ever too early to think about your career? I suspect not. I don’t think you are equipped at twelve to make a career decisions but then again I don’t think you equipped at 14,15 or 16 and yet that is when you make huge career decisions, that you will...

Career planing and your motivation

Great wee post and video on motivation. You will be surprised at the results. This is an essential part of your career planning process. Career development planning is the base of your job success. If you are hoping for your profession to just work itself out to your...

Sample Interview Questions and Answers

If you think that some sample interview questions and answers is all you need to do to nail your next interview, then you better read this article. You are in danger of becoming boring and no one wants to hire someone that’s boring. Sample Interview Questions...

Interview Preparation

Got an interview coming up? Then you may find this post on Interview Preparation useful. In my experience no one prepares well enough for interviews. For some reason people think it has something to do with luck. Believe me, it’s not luck. It’s a skill and...

Behavioural Interview Questions

There are interview questions and then there are behavioural interview questions. If you are facing an interview than you need to know about these. They are likely to be the most difficult questions you face because they are about your core personality and often about...

Melt down in higher education

I knew there was a reason I home school my son Ruaridh. Seth Godin, that marketing God, has just written a fantastic article about the higher education system which I urge you to read here. Nothing gets me into more arguments than the subject of education and the fact...

Is there a best personality for designers?

This Fast Company article, by Michael Roller, about designers and personality type caught my attention. Michael undertook an experiment with some designers to find out  which personality traits designers shared. He was really looking to see if there was an ideal...

What’s Your Romantic Personality

Valentine’s day is almost upon us once again. Why is it that some people really look forward to this event and others couldn’t care less? Individual circumstances play a part in this – however the most important factor is personality. Each one of us...