November 4, 2017

Ever since CV Essentials was first launched by a military wife in 2011, we have been passionate supporters of serving personnel, veterans and military spouses in helping them with their career development. This has now been made official, with our proud signing of the...

October 17, 2017

I was recently extremely honoured to be asked to speak about LinkedIn and its importance to small businesses at the excellent Free Range Women in Business Networking Group, based on the South Coast.  Little did I know that the ludicrously talented graphic artist Emma P...

June 9, 2017

Everyone has heard of LinkedIn in – with over half a billion users worldwide, it’s part of everyday business behaviour. During a recent webinar I delivered for over 500 professionals on behalf of world class CV writing agency The CV & Interview Advisors, I asked how ma...

March 14, 2017

Today I was immensely honoured, on behalf of Recruit for Spouses, to address the Wessex Reserves Forces and Cadets Association at their "Filling the Skills Gap" event at Longleat House. In the splendour of Lord Bath's private apartments, this was an event aimed at brid...

January 26, 2017

Today I was proud to attend the Gosport Employment and Skills Fair, a very well attended event that I've been going to for several years now to conduct CV reviews.  This time however I was there representing the Recruit for Spouses organisation. There are a huge amount...

April 26, 2016

I've been in London again over the past couple of days, where I was extremely honoured to be invited as a keynote speaker to the University Women's Club in Mayfair.  The event was hosted by Exeter University Alumni Association, on the subject of Women in Leadership, an...

January 8, 2015

Today I was very proud to have once again been a studio guest for BBC Radio Solent, talking to the lovely Katie Martin.  With the New Year, many people turn their thoughts to job seeking...but how should you go about sprucing up your CV so that it gets results?

September 3, 2014

(Article written for Envoy Magazine, Sep 2014)

Job interviews: something we have all been through, but how many of us actually feel really confident when we walk into that room and are faced by a potential employer, who literally holds the key to our future in their han...

July 25, 2014

Today I was enormously honoured to take part in a "Dragons' Den" entrepreneurs workshop at Bay House School in Gosport, alongside actual BBC "dragon" Karren Brady, and local MP Caroline Dinenage. I was incredibly impressed with the business acumen of the cross section...

May 16, 2014

(Article for Envoy Magazine, May 2014)

Being a military wife and a mum to two very young children might be considered challenging enough for some people.  However, a few years ago I decided to give up my corporate career in the film industry and become a “Mumpreneur”; a...

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