Clearcareers Blog

11 01, 2018

What the Future Holds for the Professions

‘The Future of the Professions’ by Richard and Daniel Susskind Professionals have knowledge, experience, skills and know how that those they help do not. Shortcomings of the Professions: We cannot afford them They are often antiquated The expertise of the best is enjoyed only by [...]

9 01, 2018

Hillbilly Career Advice

Lessons from a Hillbilly... We seem to think that there’s one way and one way only to get a job, right? Go online, check the ads, send in the requested documents, await a response. Nonsense! The successful people that I have met in my work [...]

25 07, 2017

Grow Your Network Organically

“You should be networking more!”   “Go out and meet people!”   “You should make more connections!”   If you’re one of the many management professionals who is feeling shackled by golden handcuffs at their current company and seeking a career upgrade, these pieces of advice [...]

14 07, 2017

‘Golden Handcuffs’ Keeping You from Your DREAM Job?

YOU HAVE A GOOD STEADY JOB WITH A GOOD COMPANY, A JOB YOU HAVE HELD FOR A NUMBER OF YEARS NOW. Your job title puts you squarely and firmly in the ranks of “middle management.” Your annual salary is one that many others can only [...]

14 07, 2017

Do You Suffer from Impostor Syndrome? If so, Join the Crowd…

Impostor syndrome (also known as impostor phenomenon or fraud syndrome) is a term coined in 1978 by clinical psychologists Dr. Pauline R. Clance and Suzanne A. Imes referring to high-achieving individuals marked by an inability to internalize their accomplishments and a persistent fear of being exposed as a "fraud".[1] Despite external evidence [...]

14 07, 2017

Top 10 Career Management Myths

Many people believe in a kind of “career mythology.” Their assumptions and expectations are distorted, which gets them into trouble in their careers! Here are the top 10 “myths": The most qualified candidate gets the job offer. As long as I have a job, I [...]

12 07, 2017

How to Write A Powerful CV

How to Write A Powerful CV A successful Curriculum Vitae (CV) not only gets you the interview but also creates a confirmation bias in the interviewer’s mind before you enter the interview room. If your CV doesn’t do this, then it isn’t doing its job. [...]

12 12, 2016

The Do, Do, Do’s of CV writing

  A successful Curriculum Vitae (CV) not only gets you the interview but also, hopefully, creates a confirmation bias in the interviewer’s mind before you walk in the door. There are some definite strategies to employ when writing a CV and these will increase your [...]

25 05, 2016

Reasons why we might be resistant to CV writing

There are some common barriers to good CV writing that need to be overcome if a strong CV is to be written. What are these hurdles that stop people from writing a hard-hitting CV, one that will get them an interview? Well, there are some [...]

16 05, 2016

CV writing: the chicken or the egg?

Do you have an innate enthusiasm for your subject area, your next role, your next career challenge?  Do you constantly strive to be better at your job, to ensure that your career is one comprised of an endless striving for greater knowledge and learning: if [...]