Just for the record, I’ve never watched the reality show, ‘I’m a Celebrity…. Get Me Out Of Here!’ in case anyone wondered about my taste in TV programmes. But it did strike me as an appropriate phrase to maybe sum up how many of you may be feeling right now as you approach the end… Read More I’m a Confused Soon To Be Graduate.. Get Me Out Of Here!
Last Saturday, I had the privilege of being the keynote speaker for a truly wonderful evening of celebration and inspiration organised by Enterprise Rent-A-Car. The 3rd BAME (Black Asian Minority Ethnic) event, held in Manchester, aimed to celebrate diversity by understanding and embracing individual differences in ways that drive innovation, connect them more fully to… Read More An Evening of Celebration, Inspiration and The Speech of My Life
It’s exactly a year since I started this blog. And my first blogging anniversary has been marked by a truly amazing achievement this week – yes I am of course referring to winning the Careers Champion Award, which was announced on Wednesday, after what was an extremely close contest. It’s been wonderful to have this recognition of my work… Read More From Newbie Blogger to Award Winner – My First Year of ‘Everything Careers’
Well 2016 hasn’t got off to a bad start for me, and I am absolutely delighted to have been nominated and shortlisted as a finalist for the Careers Champion Award! For those not familiar with this award, Careers Champion is an initiative to recognise and reward individuals doing great careers work. It is in association with Working… Read More Exciting News – Finalist for Careers Champion Awards
Up until the age of 18, I had the experience of learning four different foreign languages: two within the home, and two at school. When I look back, I had my challenges with each one. Bangla is my ethnic language, but growing up, I was anything but fluent. Unlike many British-born Asians, I spoke English with my… Read More Rethinking Language Learning and Careers
Everyone loves a good quote, a few words, pearls of wisdom to inspire, motivate and bring a smile to your face. And I’ve been collecting a fair few over the last year or so on Pinterest. 2015 has been a real rollercoaster of a year for me, with many personal and professional challenges, but opportunities and blessings… Read More My 5 Top Lessons from 2015
I don’t think there were many dry eyes in living rooms across the UK on Wednesday night, and that included my own! More than 13 million people were fixed to their screens for the most- watched TV show this year – the BBC’s Great British Bake Off Final. And what an ending as the brilliant Nadiya Hussain,… Read More What Great British Bake Off Taught Us About Success