23rd March 2021 marked the first anniversary of the first lockdown of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. At the start of the first wave of infections in March 2020, the general understanding of COVID-19 was that although a small minority of those who developed symptoms would need hospital care or may die, most sufferers could… Read More Support for students with Post-Covid-19 Syndrome
Talking about your mental health challenges to an employer can help with getting support that allows you to do better in the job. However, this can still be a difficult thing to do if you’ve never done it before. To help with this, we asked a couple of people who are early in their careers… Read More Talking to an employer about mental health challenges
J. Kelly Hoey is a writer, podcast host and speaker who specialises in helping people build better, stronger personal connections to help them achieve success in their career. Kelly is the author of ‘Build your Dream Network’ , hosts a podcast, YouTube channel and can be reached via her website, LinkedIn or Twitter. Kelly kindly… Read More Advice for people who are anxious about networking – top tips for J. Kelly Hoey
If you experience social anxiety, attending a formal job interview with strangers may be something you really don’t look forward to. Beyond the essential steps of researching the employer, thinking about questions you might get asked, working with your careers service and so on, below are some excerpts of advice to help with this. Claire… Read More Social anxiety and job interviews
I asked several experts to share their answers to the question – “What’s the best piece of advice you would give to a student with mental health challenges who is looking for employment?” We’re very lucky that people gave up their time to help out, and here are their answers: Nick Elston “Avoid assumption. We… Read More Job searching advice for students experiencing mental health challenges
Bob has over 25 years’ experience working with people to overcome emotional challenges such as anxiety, depression, decreased performance and so on. Among other projects, Bob is director of Anglia Counselling part of which includes being program facilitator of ‘Your Mindful Journey’. More information about Bob’s work can be found at http://www.bobbrotchie.com. Despite being a… Read More Interview with Bob Brotchie, Managing Director & Counsellor at Anglia Counselling.