05 Jan 2021

Happy New Year! We hope you had a healthy and safe Christmas. A New Year means new resolutions, with Christmas being different this year it gave us more time than usual to revaluate and take stock. On average we spend 84,365 hours of our lifespan at work – needless to say it is important to enjoy what you do! A job search requires a strategy, similar to moving house it does not hap...

27 Dec 2020

Firstly, we hope you had a very happy Christmas – we appreciate that this year has been difficult and we are very much looking forward to bringing in the New Year. On that note, we have a date for your diary, on Saturday 23rd January 2021 9.30 – 11.30 am we will be running our next Virtual Career Transition Workshop for Teachers with Did Teach (https://www.didteach.com/virtual-career-tra...

18 Dec 2020

It would be all too easy to focus on the negatives 2020 has presented us all in one way or the other but here at 18-07 we want to celebrate what 2020 has achieved. For those who have been brave and sought to make a change we congratulate you. We are proud to say that, since we started three years ago, we have helped over 200 people. 84% of those we have helped have secured a new ro...

15 Dec 2020

Many of us reconcile ourselves to the belief that at some point in life we need to let go of the dreams and aspirations we had and accept that life’s trajectory has led us to where we are, like it or not, and that it’s too late to change now. Simply put, that’s not true. In your 40s reflecting that the 6 year old you wanted to be a dinosaur or an astronaut should bring a smile to your...

11 Dec 2020

We may have all been isolating at home but that didn’t stop the team making the most of virtual London! Though Lockdown 1.0 and 2.0 is behind us, we appreciate that is still essential to be cautious – here are some of things the team got up to through the Lockdowns and many of these are still available now! The National Theatre at Home! This was a favourite with the team, the Natio...

09 Dec 2020

The Damage, Explained In the time of Covid19 using our devices effectively, rather than passive scrolling, is crucial. We are accessible 24/7 and spending less time away from our tech. The temptation to reach for our phones and scroll through our social channels when we hit ‘a wall’ is strong. Whereas, if we were in the office, we would be able to bounce ideas amongst the team. In a ...

20 Oct 2020

Are you sure you’re not just procrastinating? We all do it. Some more artfully than others. We can be aware of when we’re doing it and most of the time it relates to something so trivial it doesn’t really matter. There are many things that can simply wait until we are in a better frame of mind to do them. Sometimes we’d like to procrastinate longer but we’ve simply run out of time. Th...

21 Apr 2020

In times of crisis it serves best to not only count our blessings but also dig deep and look for the opportunities a challenging circumstance presents.  All of us are facing, in different ways, changes and challenges to our normal. Here is a tick list of some points to remember when making the most of lockdown: Network building Reconnect with your network – remind people you...

08 Jul 2019

Harvard Professor highlights 2 questions people are looking to answer when they first meet you: Can I trust this person? Can I respect this person? In Psychology these are referred to as warmth and competence. The full article can be read at the link below: https://amp.businessinsider.com/harvard-psychologist-amy-cuddy-how-people-judge-you-2016-1...