About The Author

Corinne Mills

Corinne Mills is the Joint Managing Director of Personal Career Management, she is a career coach, trained in workplace counselling and NLP with 15 years career management experience. Corinne is a Fellow of the CIPD and ex Chair for the CIPD Chiltern Branch. Her background is as a Senior HR Manager with a MA in Human Resources (MCIPD), Corinne is the author of the UK's no 1 best-selling CV book "You're Hired! How to write a brilliant CV" and 'Career Coach'.

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12 Days of Christmas – Career Boosting Guide

On the First Day of Christmas… Relax, Reflect and Prepare 25th December: A Partridge in a Pear Tree   It’s officially Christmas!  Spend your day relaxing by the fire and catching

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Is an Arts Degree Worth It?

Corinne Mills joined the discussion on the BBC World Service today, they asked “Are Arts degrees worth it?” In today’s blog we explore the whole debate: Arts Degree versus Vocational

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How to handle a Stress Interview

Keeping your cool in the hot seat Although a familiar sight on The Apprentice, hellish interviews aren’t just confined to our TV screens. Intimidating and stressful interviews may be a

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CV Howlers: What NOT to write on your CV

CV Howlers: What NOT to write on your CV Personal Career Management carried out a CV Survey and found that a staggering 98 per cent of job applicants are reducing

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On the Twelfth Day of Christmas… Keep Focused

5th Jan: Twelve Drummers Drumming   On the Twelfth Day of Christmas… Keep Focused. Beat your own drum and strive for success. Keep your goal in mind and stay motivated.  Create

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On the Eleventh Day of Christmas… Ask for Recommendations

4th Jan: Eleven Pipers Piping   On the Eleventh Day of Christmas… Ask for Recommendations Have others singing your successes by asking for recommendations. Speak to family and friends and ask

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On the Tenth Day of Christmas…  Expand Your Skill Set

3rd Jan: Ten Lords A-leaping  On the Tenth Day of Christmas…  Expand Your Skill Set Take the leap and challenge yourself, but make sure you do your research before marching

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On the Ninth Day of Christmas… Network, Network, Network

2nd Jan: Nine Ladies Dancing   On the Ninth Day of Christmas… Network, Network, Network Whilst Christmas and the New Year are a great time for parties, socialising, and inadvertently, networking,

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On the Eighth Day of Christmas… Create and Take Opportunities

1st Jan: Eight Maids A-milking   On the Eighth Day of Christmas… Create and Take Opportunities Milk the opportunities that come your way. Whilst January may be a month for reflection,

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On the Seventh Day of Christmas… Build Communication and Presentation Skills

31st Dec: Seven Swans A-swimming   On the Seventh Day of Christmas… Build Communication and Presentation Skills Take note from a swan’s ability to exude serenity on the surface whilst pedalling

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