Why My Business Shirts Hide An Untold Story
Do you ever hide a part of yourself away when you head into the workplace? It’s something many of us do every day. I’ve been doing it for more than 20 years. Every weekday morning I get up, don a long-sleeve business shirt, and transform from the music-loving, football-watching obsessive I am after hours into the word-driven, client-focused Senior Content Writer I am for Hunt & Hawk. There’s a
5 Things I’ve Learned About Marketing From Re-Watching Mad Men
“If you don’t like what is being said… change the conversation.” If only we could all be as charismatic as Don Draper. Played with magnetic intensity by the impossibly-chiselled Jon Hamm, the suave creative director and main marketing man of AMC's award-winning Mad Men always knew just what to say at exactly the right moment. I’ve been re-watching the show again lately – it last aired eight years ago
We Ask the Question – Is Being Quiet in Meetings Ok?
“You didn’t have much to say in that meeting?” Has a work colleague ever muttered this rhetorical question to you? If you take a ‘church mouse’ approach to meetings – office-based or online – such observations have the ability to dent your confidence and even self-worth. But selective speaking in group settings isn’t necessarily a negative trait. In fact, far from it. Here, we explore the question: is being quiet in
Workplace Trends: The Evolution of Experience vs Qualifications
Whether you whisper it quietly or shout it from the rooftops, it’s pretty clear to anyone in the workplace that times have changed. What was once a traditional career path of obtaining a qualification and climbing the corporate ladder has now undergone a significant evolution. Long gone are the days when if you asked someone their work history, they’d tell you they started at an entry level