Kelly’s Corner: 5 Strategies For Keeping Your Cool After Losing A Job

Guess what? We’ve all been there: losing a job is an embarrassing, uncomfortable and scary experience, but it happens. From one second to the next you’ve gone from cushy employment to empty unemployment and it probably feels like the only thing to do is PANIC. Before you derail yourself completely and discourage your chances of ...

Her Corner – Greta: my life as a Dating Coach

Today Round the Corner is just for girls! For the very first time we are talking about a universal problem…dating! I met Greta during our women empowerment event, she is incredibly shiny and gifted with a rare Nordic beauty. It is still quite unusual for me to encounter dating coaches, and I couldn’t miss the ...

Your Career: Ace that job interview

After working on your CV, cover letter, LinkedIn profile and sending out (dozens? hundreds?) of applications, you will finally get a call or email to set up a time for an interview.   Getting an interview is an achievement in itself. Only a tiny proportion of applicants are selected for the interview stage: this means ...

Your Career: LinkedIn – What are you waiting for?

Despite being very similar to Facebook in some aspects, LinkedIn’s purpose is completely job related. Its definition is merely a business and employment-oriented social network targeting professionals. In few words? It’s your online professional display! It enables you to: Find a job according to your skills Enhance your visibility: be found by recruiters Keep in ...

Your Corner: Getting Comfortable Outside My Comfort Zone

Two months ago I arrived at Peace Retreat in Playa Negra, Costa Rica. I’m not even sure where to begin with my Peace story. I decided to come to Peace as part of my degree at Brunel University. In order to get into my field and practise anthropology in the practical sense, I was required ...