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About David Shindler

David Shindler is a coach, facilitator, speaker, and blogger on jobs, careers and employability development. He is the author of “Learning to Leap, a Guide to Being More Employable”. He has been quoted in Forbes and MSN, and listed as a top career blogger by YouTern and Career Sherpa. David coaches you to be clearer, more confident and purposeful so you take the job and career actions that are right for you.

Website: http://www.learningtoleap.co.uk

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Career Breadth v. Job Depth

Career Breadth v. Job Depth

Have you ever been asked what you specialize in? Many personal branding experts argue you have to show you are a specialist in something in order for your voice to be heard amid the competitive noise. Being a generalist can appear anonymous. Is that fair? Specialists...
Impress Employers Using the 80/20 Rule

Impress Employers Using the 80/20 Rule

In the 1950s film, Some Like It Hot, Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis have been on the run from the Mafia for most of the film dressed as women in an all-female jazz orchestra including Marilyn Monroe. They end up in a hotel full of retired millionaire widowers on the make...
Your Career: Propel It With Rocket Fuel

Your Career: Propel It With Rocket Fuel

The British cycling team has been an astounding success in recent years. Much has been made of their meticulous approach to preparing for the London Olympics. In particular, they embedded small behavioural habits incrementally into their routines so they became second...
A Personal Risk Register For Job & Career Change

A Personal Risk Register For Job & Career Change

Did you know that each year coconuts falling from trees kill about 150 people? Your reaction to this might range from ‘you’re kidding?’, ‘how awful, it’s no laughing matter’ and ‘let’s cancel our holiday’ to ‘I’ve never even seen a real coconut tree’ and ‘I’m unlikely...
Treat Your Professional Identity Like Metadata

Treat Your Professional Identity Like Metadata

Big data is a hot topic. Mega corporations like Google and Amazon glean huge volumes of information about their customers’ interests and spending patterns. The furore over the Edward Snowden revelations propelled the word metadata from the private lexicon of IT...
Your Career and Flawed Thinking

Your Career and Flawed Thinking

How Can flawed thinking help your career?  Professor Veronica Van Heyningen is a world renowned geneticist. She is at the cutting edge of scientific discovery. Identifying human disease genes and mutations can reveal how normal biology works and also how it can go...
How Combining Disciplines Can Help Your Career

How Combining Disciplines Can Help Your Career

The idea of a career as a pre-determined and linear path is being challenged in many areas of working life.  An increasingly common experience is a changing set of mini-careers, like riding a carousel rather than climbing a ladder, where you get on and off at various...

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