July, 2015 | Selection Partners | Executive Recruitment, Melbourne

Your career – it’s a marathon, not a sprint. You may need a coach.

Your career – it’s a marathon, not a sprint. You may need a coach. I’m the first to admit I’m not an athlete or even athletic – and everyone who knows me would agree very quickly. But every day, in discussions with candidates and clients I hear about ‘runway’ and ‘future potential’ and the ‘need to get moving’. They’re not talking about their latest exercise…

Does coaching work?

If you are reading this blog, you have most likely never been coached. The reason I say this, is because if you have been coached you would already know the answer to the question. “Of course it works!”  A better question I could have asked is “what is coaching best used for?”

Once you have made someone redundant – what next?

During times of job loss and redundancy, there is usually a great deal of focus on managing the redundancy process and helping staff who are leaving the business. Often, there is much less attention paid to those remaining in the workplace. The exiting staff are focusing on their future via the outplacement process, what about the remaining staff who have to deal with the loss…