The first week in your new job

The day before you start your first ever ‘adult’ job can be nerve wracking indeed. You might have an idea of what to expect or you might have no clue at all. Here are some tips to help you get through your first week in your new job. Before you start Plan, plan, plan To…

Signs it might be time to leave your job

Deciding to quit your job can be a difficult decision. There are lots of reasons why it might be a good idea or even time to quit your job. It really is a personal decision to make most of the time but here are some reasons I think show it might be time to call…

What to think about when handing in your notice

I recently handed in my notice at my job. This article is from the perspective of handing in your notice with a new job lined up. However, most of the content will also be relevant if you’re handing in your notice for another reason. *disclaimer- all my own opinions here, there’s no perfect way to…

Accepting a job that you’re ‘overqualified’ for?

It’s common to have to take a job straight out of university that you probably feel a bit overqualified for. Usually, it’s a necessity to accept any job that is willing to take you on. Here’s why taking an entry-level job that might not even require a degree is a good idea: Build up experience…

Graduate workplace etiquette

Starting your first office job after uni can be daunting. Here are some basic tips to get you through your first few months in the full time workplace: Be on time and be there It is important that you remember that working in a full time job is different to university. At university it didn’t…

What about what everyone expects me to do…?

It’s hard trying to do what you really want to do without feeling like you’re letting people down and not doing what is expected of you. A ┬álot of the time I find that people are expected to go to university, get a nice office job, work, get married, retire. That’s it. There’s nothing wrong…

The art of job hopping

Job hopping is often described as a millennial habit. Gone are the days of staying at the same company from graduation to retirement. It is normal to ‘job hop’ and experience lots of different roles in lots of different environments throughout your life. Here’s why I think job hopping is so great and is definitely…