Brian's Blogs

I am an enthusiastic and regular blogger on career and interview matters. My posts are normally inspired by the experiences of my clients or emerging trends in the fields of recruitment and career matters in both the Public and Private Sectors.

How to get a Job You Love – with Author John Lees

I met Author and Career Coach John Lees through Richard Nelson Bolles International Career Workshops. John is recognised as a leading author in the field of Career Management and has published many books on career subjects over the last 20 years. He has appeared on television and radio, including the

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Just had a successful interview….and it led to this.

One of my big loves in life is Classical Music and this falls within my Career Portfolio. A  series of events recently led to me doing a job interview (in the world of radio)  – for the first time in many years. A certain amount of networking and research was

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Podcast your way to better interview technique

“GIVE ME STRENGTH!!” As a change from earnest “how to succeed” podcasts we look at the crazy world of the burnt-out interviewer. Subjected to days  of ridiculous claims, tired language, buzz words and egomania by interviewees two interviewers unburden themselves in comments that wouldn’t end up in any professional HR

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Will AI Makes Leaders of us All?

Artificial Intelligence is being touted as the next big thing. But does it stand up to the hype? A quick Zoom Chat with Páraig Hennessy, Peak Connexxion brings the discussion down to earth. One thing I learned was that AI cannot hold somebody’s feet to the fire if you are

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The Book that Changed my Life

Remembering the late Richard Nelson Bolles, author of What Color is Your Parachute? whose anniversary occurs around this time. Dick’s International Workshop in Bend, Oregon, USA in 1996 literally changed my life and kickstarted my business.  

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