Career Chinwags for the 21st Century with Catherine Cunningham
Want to be Successful? Never Ever Ever Make these 6 Mistakes

Want to be Successful? Never Ever Ever Make these 6 Mistakes

June 14, 2021

Think you’re too astute to make career errors? Technical blunders, lack of thought, unhelpful mindsets – any one of these can derail your career prospects.

In Episode 25 of Career Chinwags for the 21st Century Catherine tackles 6 mistakes that could be hindering your career. She offers tips to help you correct them and to help you get your career back on track!

7 Tips from Global Marketing Experts: Become the Go-To Candidate in your Industry

7 Tips from Global Marketing Experts: Become the Go-To Candidate in your Industry

May 31, 2021

Have you ever considered yourself as a brand when managing your career?

In Episode 24 of Career Chinwags for the 21st Century Catherine takes the work of 2 global marketing experts and translates them into the careers space so that you can take advantage of them. Master these tips to be ahead of your competitors and to be front of mind when your dream role appears.

9 Death Wish Approaches to Job Interviews

9 Death Wish Approaches to Job Interviews

May 17, 2021

Job interviews are not something to be considered lightly. Especially when it’s your dream job at stake!

In Episode 23 of Career Chinwags for the 21st Century, Catherine covers critical 9 errors that people commonly make in interviews and tips on how to recover from these errors.

Salaries and Women: Switch from Missing out to Bold & Brave

Salaries and Women: Switch from Missing out to Bold & Brave

May 3, 2021

Troubling statistics reveal that as little as 7% of women negotiate their salary. Women executives who consistently negotiate their salary are able to earn at least $1,000,000 more than those who don’t!

In Episode 22 of Career Chinwags for the 21st Century, Catherine covers 5 tips to help women feel more comfortable when it comes to salary negotiation.

Job Interviews: They Will Judge Your Book by Your Cover

Job Interviews: They Will Judge Your Book by Your Cover

April 19, 2021

Sometimes it only takes 90 seconds for a hiring manager to decide whether they are going to hire a candidate or not. Regardless of what you have to say during the interview.

In Episode 21 of Career Chinwags for the 21st Century, Catherine talks through first impressions in a job interview and tips on how to make sure you’ve got this covered. She covers Body language (What to wear, posture, the handshake…), your Voice and the Words you use. Nail all 3 and you are well on your way to winning the job.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interviews 101:Let’s start at the very beginning!

Interviews 101:Let’s start at the very beginning!

March 29, 2021

Being successful in a job interview requires practice, preparation…and more practice (unless you’re a natural…and not many of us are!). When the job at stake is your dream role, you really want to nail it!

In Episode 20 of Career Chinwags for the 21st Century, Catherine covers 3 types of interviews you are likely to face. She then distinguishes between standard interview questions and advanced interview techniques. Along the way, there's tips and tricks so that you thrive in this critical part of your job search.

Secrets of a Relaxed and Comfortable Leader: How do you Match up?

Secrets of a Relaxed and Comfortable Leader: How do you Match up?

March 15, 2021

Lets face it, how many individuals are natural leaders? Most will actually shy away at the idea of leading a team, scared of their own abilities and perhaps lack of leadership qualities.
 
Yet, fortunately or unfortunately, many of the most interesting jobs come attached with the need to manage people.

In Episode 19 of Career Chinwags for the 21st Century, Catherine outlines 10 qualities of a successful leader to help you assess your own leadership abilities. To help you with your ‘audit’, she provides examples of the attributes found in one of the most wonderful natural leaders she knows.

Convincing Buyers You are a Resilient Leader

Convincing Buyers You are a Resilient Leader

March 1, 2021

Leadership is probably the rarest quality in the world of work, yet the most sought after.   The pendulum has long ago shifted to this intangible quality being a necessity at senior levels, rather than a desirable element.

In fact, whether we’re a University graduate, a Supervisor or an Executive, we’re all supposed to be leaders these days.  And not just a run of the mill leader, but a resilient leader.

In Episode 18, Catherine to covers five critical elements of resilient leadership.  Assess your ability to prove to your future employer that you possess these rare and valuable qualities. 

Eliminate 5 Disastrous Self-Talk Moments to Fine Tune Your Career

Eliminate 5 Disastrous Self-Talk Moments to Fine Tune Your Career

February 15, 2021

Have you ever dreamed of a new career but thought to yourself ‘well I’m stuck in this job, and there are no other options’. This negative self-talk can wreak havoc in our lives, especially when it comes to finding happiness in our career.

In Episode 17, Catherine looks at 5 negative self-talk moments that could be disastrous for your career. She talks through each one, and offers tips on how to switch to a more positive mindset  and how to stop the negative self-talk in its tracks.

Insider’s Scoop to Nail 7 Top Interview Questions

Insider’s Scoop to Nail 7 Top Interview Questions

February 5, 2021

The number of interview questions that can be asked by Human Resources, the hiring manager, and other interviewers is limitless.

Imagine your horror (and resultant poor performance) when their first question is one of those hoary old questions you thought were as dead as a dodo.

In this p0odcast Episode, Catherine covers practical tips to help you deliver confident, genuine and authentic responses to these common interview questions. She offers example answers along the way that will hopefully help you to win the job.

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