Posts Tagged ‘careers after having children’

Are you suffering from Imposter syndrome?

Mar 12 2015

Simone was a successful Marketing Manager, well respected and high achieving – she had outperformed her counterparts on a number of occasions, and yet, she was constantly waiting to be found out, and lived in terror of the day when someone was going to walk into her office and ask what on earth she thought she was doing in such a high powered job.
And it’s not just those in senior positions who suffer from these kind of feelings, research shows that around 70% of us feel we aren’t worthy of the job we are doing at some point in our careers. Research by Pauline Clance and Suzanne Imes reveals that an estimated 2 out of every 5 successful people consider themselves frauds. Why is this and, why are women, in particular, more vulnerable to something commonly known as Imposter Syndrome?

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Design Your Own Patchwork Career

May 22 2013

Have you ever felt that describing your career or work history feels like talking about a series of different events with nothing in common – jobs taken for a variety of reasons which have led you in a particular direction? Does this make you feel insecure about how a potential employer may view your choices? Well don’t worry you’ve probably just been creating a beautiful patchwork quilt career.

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