Career Blog

Welcome to the NEL Coaching blog. Here you will find latest news, developments, tips for your career and some background information that help you better understand your career life. Enjoy!

Think twice before using these three expressions in your CV!

Posted by NEL Admin on  November 18, 2019

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Over 1.5 decades of professional CV reading I have given up counting how many they were. Thousands and thousands. Also, I saw a lot of changes in styles and wording. Again, much more than I can count. And then some things don’t seem to change. Or slowly only. One being the keywords candidates label themselves with. Over the years I have spotted some „favorites“ and every time I addressed the deeper meaning, the candidate said

The Change Principle

Posted by NEL Admin on  November 18, 2019

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Category: gentle reminders, News
The Change Principle – A gentle reminder in case you need it. YOU are the change! If you like the meme feel free to download it and/or share it with those who resonate. And if you like change and want to change something in your life, maybe a focus session is something for you? Have a wonderful day!

Stop calling yourself a „jobseeker“

Posted by NEL Admin on  November 7, 2019

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Category: News
Scrolling through LinkedIn and reading various posts every day I spot a lot of jobseeker. Sometimes desperately seeking a new job. While I have empathy with each and everybody and keep my fingers crossed that they will find something soon, I can’t stop wondering about one very basic (energetic) thing that seems to be forgotten. So let me ask one blunt question: Why the heck are you calling yourself a job seeker? In case you

NEL Coaching Principle No. 1

Posted by NEL Admin on  November 7, 2019

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Category: gentle reminders
This is the NEL Coaching principle No. 1 to always remember. Specially in those days when everything is seemingly going “wrong”. Well, it never does. It’s just that we see the wisdom in a situation later and not when we are right in it. By the way, the artwork in the background is mine. Enjoy and download if you like. The other coaching principles you find here.  

How to use your emotions for your career

Posted by NEL Admin on  October 9, 2019

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Category: Career Development
This morning I found a statement on LinkedIn that made me baffle „Train your mind to be stronger than your emotions.“ And while I am not the most reactive person anymore, I felt compelled to write an answer. And this article. Am I emotional? Yes. Is this a good thing? Yes. And here’s why. I have learned to use my emotions as a very valuable guiding system for how I feel. And how I want