I am going to admit these three months have been tough both from a confidence and personal perspective. There's absolutely no shame in that considering I had graduated from Birmingham City University with a 2:1 in Media and Communication (Journalism), but if there's one thing it has taught me is to never doubt yourself. You will probably … Continue reading Never doubt yourself, ever
It can be hard as a recent media graduate to get that "foot in the door" of securing your first job. However, what I have learned is the importance of creating your own content as a way of marketing yourself instead of applying for every job under the sun and coming with nothing. As someone … Continue reading The power of creating your own content
What does a bench and me have in common? Quite a lot. After graduating from Birmingham City University, I have been in the never-ending fight to secure my first graduate job and whilst I have had secured interviews and come close to getting job offers, it has given me some food for thought. It can … Continue reading Two months after graduating… What have I learned?
Within this short break I had from blogging, a sleuth of thoughts came to mind but one thing that struck me was finding happiness within myself. It can be very tough when you are in the situation that I am in as a graduate finding his first job, but if you are yourself and not … Continue reading Happiness within being myself for who I am
In life, you have extraordinary highs and almighty lows, but when you are faced with something that completely knocks you back so much, you ultimately hit rock bottom. Your confidence goes and you are left with nowhere to go, which is what happened to me this week. Not that rock bottom from The Rock..... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9RlXa_edx8 … Continue reading Hitting rock bottom and getting back up again
There's not another week that goes by when I see change from all aspects of my life, whether that is new developments taking place in Birmingham or finding new systems to achieve success. It is without saying that how you approach change can really make a big impact to your career and life. Whilst in the never-ending … Continue reading Approaching change from new perspectives
When I look at my existence and see the accomplishments I have amassed, I always ask myself "Why did I take risks to get to where I am today?" It's a difficult question to answer because at some point in life, you would have had to take several sacrifices to get to where you are … Continue reading No guts, no glory – taking risks
To say these past couple of days have been character building is an understatement! I was frustrated with the past couple of months with my efforts to secure my first graduate job but its important to reflect upon what makes you stand out differently from the crowd. If my memory is correct, I have had … Continue reading Never conform to the crowd, be different