Fay Wallis

About Fay Wallis

Fay is a Career Coach, HR specialist and founder of Bright Sky HR. Her coaching skills and HR background mean she can support you in overcoming any career challenges with confidence and a plan. You can contact Fay via Twitter @brightskyhr, or her website: brightskyhr.com

Boost Your Career by Understanding Your Strengths

2017-07-05T10:28:27+00:00 By |Career, Career Coaching, CV, Job Interview|

What are strengths? Do you find it hard to talk about what your strengths are? Is it because it’s too embarrassing to sing your own praises (we’re British after all)? Or is it because you’re not sure what they are? Perhaps you have an awareness of ‘being good with people’, or ‘good with numbers’ but [...]

7 Podcasts to Enhance Your Career

2017-07-05T10:28:27+00:00 By |Career|

Listening to podcasts is an easy way to get motivated about your career and learn tips and tactics from experts. The beauty of podcasts is that they are (usually) free and you can multi-task while listening to them. Find yourself being inspired while you do the cooking, walk the dog, or commute to work. You just [...]

A Simple Way to Improve Your Work-Life Balance

2017-07-05T10:28:27+00:00 By |Career Management, Work-Life Balance|

Do you feel like your work-life balance isn't right but you're not sure what's wrong, or how to improve it? Having balance in our lives is a deeply personal thing; what makes my life feel balanced may be completely different to what makes yours feel balanced because we all have different values, priorities and things [...]

How to Prepare for a Competency Based Interview

2017-07-05T10:28:28+00:00 By |Career Coaching, Job Interview|

If you have a job interview coming up, there is a strong chance that part of it will include  competency based questions. Competencies are skills, knowledge or behaviours that you have and that you can apply at work to be successful in a role. The most popular competencies that are assessed in competency based interviews [...]

Are Your Email Habits Damaging Your Career?

2017-07-05T10:28:29+00:00 By |Career, Email|

Your email habits can unintentionally damage your career in many ways, by affecting your productivity, health, work relationships and professional reputation. See if any of the email habits below look familiar and learn how to overcome them with quick, easy and practical solutions. Productivity The problem You’re distracted from focusing on an important project, or urgent issue because [...]

How to Answer the Two Most Frequently Asked Interview Questions

2017-07-05T10:28:29+00:00 By |Career, Career Coaching, Job Interview|

“Why do you want to work here?” and “what do you know about this company?” are two of the most common questions you will be asked in a job interview. Use the seven steps below to boost your knowledge and insights about the company, so that you can show the interviewers why you are passionate [...]

CV Writing Guide

2016-12-26T12:41:37+00:00 By |Downloadable Resource|

There are countless guides available about writing CVs. This one is different because it contains tips based on my experience of reading and shortlisting 1000s of CVs as an internal recruiter. I’m assuming that you know the basics (the importance of good spelling and grammar; different layouts available; the different sections to include, such as [...]

Unleash the Power of Your Network

2017-07-05T10:28:44+00:00 By |Career, Networking|

The word “networking” can be terrifying. For many of us, it elicits visions of being sent into a room full of strangers, armed with nothing more than a pack of business cards, a cheap glass of wine and a nervous smile. But it doesn’t have to be this way. By nurturing the relationships you already [...]