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Welcome to Career Energy, the ultimate Career Advice site.

On these pages you will find serious, focused advice on how you can have a better career, find the jobs you want, and present yourself well in your job applications, when meeting people and in interviews. Whether you need to plan and implement a job search, discover which career is right for you, make a change mid-life or overcome an obstacle or challenge at work, this is the site for you. 

You can reach all our articles through the menus and we will be adding new content regularly. And if you have articles you would like to add about your job search or career change experience we’d love to hear from you. Similarly, if you are a career professional who would like to share your knowledge and experience by submitting articles, please get in touch.

We hope this site gives you the information you are looking for. But we all know there are times when you may feel you need the support of a professional career consultant. If this applies to you right now, why not get in touch with our friends at the Career Advice Centre? Professional advice does not come cheap, but it makes a huge difference. So if you have a budget available, why not give them a call?

Thanks for reading this. We hope you enjoy the site.

The Career Energy Team.

Latest Posts

Technical advice for your home office

home office

With high speed home internet, cloud based productivity and collaboration tools, flexible employers and growing numbers of self employed people, home working is more popular than ever. But to do it right you need to set up a home office that’s suited to your needs.

Your workspace

Whether you’re working from home every day or only occasionally you need to have a space set aside where you can comfortably work. An appropriate desk and chair is important of course, but you should also think about the technological requirements.

Skype Interviews

Skype Interviews

Speaking with a client recently they mentioned that they’re going to be called shortly regarding a recent application that they made. They mentioned casually;

‘It will only be a Skype call’.

Immediately alarm bells rang in my head. Only a Skype call I thought. No, it  is your first round interview. Be under no illusion, Skype it’s a full head on interview.

Counter Job Offers

job offer

It can be a great feeling knowing that there are employers falling over each other trying to get their hands on you, but nice and all as may seem when you get an offer from another employer it’s not the signal for you to put yourself out for action.

As a rule a counter offer is not the plain sailing you may think. So if you take a typical situation where a counter offer becomes possible there are a few things that need to come together first.