ANT is the Innovating Your Career mascot. Inspired by exploits in the garden and my re-kindled enthusiasm for doodling, ANT is a welcome addition to the Innovating Your Career family. If you've got a mo (well, 14 seconds to be precise!) please check out their mini video bio below...
Everyone’s career has to start somewhere. The early stage is an exciting and transitional time because getting in the career zone is new, unknown territory. It is also a time when recognising your value and your potential can sometimes be a challenge. Inspired by a multitude of career conversations and my own experiences I... Continue Reading →
I had never considered myself as an Instagram-type person. Whatever that is?!!! As I'm not glamorous, famous or a celeb, my head said it wasn't for me. As my head sometimes needs a little bit of extra help, I decided to listen to my heart as well. Jump forward a few weeks and I've joined... Continue Reading →
I've had the privilege of working with two more cross-disciplinary groups of talented STEM doctoral researchers on my Shaping The Future Together programme. They were an inspiration. What was reinforced to me yet again was just how important 'appreciating what you have' is in the good old career and professional development mix. Any strategist worth... Continue Reading →
Springboard to Success Of all the learning experiences I've undertaken the PhD/doctoral one is unlike any other. I really value how it has given me a sense of endless possibilities and brought rigour and challenge to my thinking. Always pushing me to go just that one...or...two...or...ten steps further. This is one of the reasons I... Continue Reading →
Check out your favourite superhero franchise or copy of Harry Potter and invisibility seems to come in very handy when you're helping save the world; foiling super-villains. Meanwhile, back in the real world, our professional lives often dictate that invisibility isn't an option and we have to put ourselves in the spotlight most days. ... Continue Reading →