There are a tonne of resources under the Penna Sunrise program. I intend to work through this although the total estimate of the time required seems large to me. We’ll see. Currently, I’m on the tools they have to identify Skills & Achievements. I’ve just done the Personal Competencies test which gave the Results below.
To use the results, one should:
- Bring out Strong Competencies in CV and Interview
- Reflect on how to turn important and weak competencies into strengths
The importance was based on my past job. I think it would be useful to review this list based on the job I apply for when targeting CVs/prepping for interviews as the importance may be different depending on the role.
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Quote of the day comes from this New Scientist article:
” The best way to impress an interviewer is with technical ability”
The 2nd interesting suggestion on my Adult Directions_ My Careers list was the hilariously original:
There’s just no fighting it I guess so I started exploring the resources suggested with it, the first of which was BCS: The Chartered Institute for IT.
For the classically trained this is probably no surprise but for those of us that stumbled into IT it offers a HUGE AMOUNT of career based info. It’s prompted me to kick off a whole page on Personal Development and Career Planning, as well as these notes:
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