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Your Next Best Move

Petal shares advice and wisdom to take your career to the next level in her inspiring book: ‘Your Next Best Move: Tips, Tools & Techniques to Evolve Your Career’ – out Spring 2014!
 

 
Your Next Best Move Book Cover

“The greatest gift that I can give a person is to help them change their mind, think differently, act differently and achieve more desirable results.


In this book I provide advice on how a change in outlook can help you to survive challenging times and positively pursue the career of your dreams. I will provide you with tips, tools and techniques, as well as, no-nonsense, motivational advice to guide you  step-by-step as you make Your Next Best Move.”

Your handbook for positively pursuing the career of your dreams! Your Next Best Move covers:

  •  Managing a change in direction
  • Developing & maintaining a positive mindset
  • Mastering your words, thoughts & actions
  • Identifying your strengths & passions
  • Long term career goal setting
  • Managing personal finances during the transition
  • Implementing a solid career plan
  • Creating a personal brand & marketing strategy
  • The job hunt, application & interview processes
  • Transitioning into your new role.

This book is based on the highly successful Your Next Best Move Training & Coaching Programmes. If you are an organisation that can benefit from this dynamic programme to enable staff to effectively manage transition, contact us today.

 

Your Next Best Move – Training and Coaching Programme

 

AIMS:

The programme is specifically designed to support managers and staff who are exiting their organisation’s services. It is geared at helping participants leave the organisation in a positive, pro-active and structured way. Leaving the organisation offers wonderful opportunities, but is also a major change and/or upheaval for many individuals. The aim is to equip individuals with the skills to fit emerging job and or business opportunities. The programme provides a safe environment in which participants will be able to explore how they feel, to plan for their futures and the changes that are to come. It provides the opportunity to examine life planning issues and strategies.

Topics covered include:

  • ‘MANAGING CHANGE’ – 1 Day Course
  • JOB APPLICATION SKILLS  – 1 Day Course
  • CV WRITING SKILLS – 1 Day Course
  • INTERVIEWEE SKILLS – 1 Day Course
  • SELF MARKETING/PRESENTATION SKILLS – 1 Day Course

OBJECTIVES:

  • Coming to terms with your situation – Taking staff, groups and individuals through the change process
  • Change – what needs to change?
  • Self Auditing – taking stock – looking at and within yourself
  • Exploring transferable skills, abilities and competences for future roles/functions
  • Examining career alternatives and options such as Self Employment/Being an Entrepreneur – Business Ideas and development as an option
  • Exploring the possibilities and opportunities that change offers/provides
  • Covering CV Writing, Job search and strategies and Interviewing skills and techniques
  • Action Planning for the future – working through personal action plans – to enhance future employment/career/business prospects
  • Lessening the anxiety people are experiencing, taking control,  building self esteem and confidence and taking care of their health and overall wellbeing
  • Personal well being will be a constant theme that underpins all discussions, activities and exercises

 

IN-HOUSE TRAINING

 

The programme can be presented exclusively for your organisation on an in-house basis, tailored to meet your specific needs. Group rates are also available. One-to-one coaching is available to help you apply what you have learnt on the workshop. You can:

 

  • Have the programme designed for your specific needs
  • Choose your preferred date and location
  • Save on staff travel, time and accommodation costs

 

Maximise the impact of the training by putting an entire team through the same programme.

Testimonials

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STRESS MANAGEMENT

This is the best training I have had in a long time.  Very comfortable, relaxed atmosphere.  Really enjoyed today’s training.

Sonia Banhan

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REPORT WRITING SKILLS

Exceeded my expectations.  Very Good.  Lots of group and individual exercises.  Think that the course should be for most staff.

Jenny Mutesi, London Borough of Bromley, Youth Offending Team

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SUPERVISORY MANAGEMENT SKILLS

The training, trainer and delivery was fantastic. Information covered gave my brain a thorough workout with plenty to think about and put into practice.

Yvette Augustine, London Borough of Lewisham Community Services

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MANAGEMENT INSIGHTS

Very useful techniques communicated in planning workload and prioritising work.  Engaging and learning from group exercises.  Stripping theory and helped me to reflect on my practice.  Also helped me to examine my strengths and weaknesses.

Joan King, London Borough of Hackney Community Service Directorate

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EQUALITY & DIVERSITY

Petal is very friendly to help us to learn. The best course which I’ve been here at Civic Centre. Perfect! Petal is very clever and funny! 10 out of 10!

Aline Guerios, Carers Bromley