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Licia Dewing Career Strategist 2021 Blog

My name is Licia Dewing, and I am a Career Strategist. Welcome to my 2021 Blog I believe that we all deserve a career we #LOVE and that our #WORK is not meant to be a struggle. I build compelling & triumphant career strategies for my clients. Here on this blog, you will read about…

3 Action Step Strategies to help you to deal with retrenchment

This is a two-part Blog of Mindset & Action steps to help you deal with a retrenchment. Part 2: 3 Action Step Strategies to help you to deal with retrenchment Being retrenched is hard. I honour and respect the intense emotions and roller coaster ride that the process can take you on. These 3 action…

3 Mindset Strategies to help you to deal with retrenchment

A 2-part series of both Mindset & Action steps to help you deal with a retrenchment: Part 1 1. Guard against negativity- Replace ‘crisis’ with catalyst, and do not allow fear to steer the ship. The emotions of fear and shock are real and valid and can be debilitating at times of retrenchment, I honour…

3 Things to let go in your Career

There are unnecessary things that we inadvertently take with us in life. Life like our careers is a journey- pack light and let go of these 3 things. 1/3 things to let go in your Career Holding on to other people’s opinions: Opinions are free. And they are pretty much an opinion about anything in…

4 Ways to plan your LinkedIn Strategy?

What is your LinkedIn strategy? Unless you have a clear LinkedIn strategy in place, you will not get results. Social media is a distraction at the best of times. And without a clear strategy, even LinkedIn, can be a total waste of your time. Despite the platform’s potential, it’s vast number of users and global…

When it feels like you’re stuck in the wrong job.

When it feels like you’re stuck in the wrong job – know that you are not. When it feels like it’s too late to start something new – know that you can. When it feels like no one will ever give you a break -know that they will. And if reading this doesn’t feel real…

Don’t make these 3 Interview Mistakes!

An interview is a structured conversation where one participant asks questions, and the other provides answers. So, an interview is an exchange of information to ascertain if there is a meeting of minds. In other words, you are there to talk about you and they are there to talk about what they want. Whatever you…

Top 3 Mindsets for your Career Strategy

Your career strategy, like any epic journey in life, requires the right Mindset. It is entirely our responsibility alone to develop these top mindsets. It is our ‘job’ to create top mindsets for a successful career strategy. No one can do this for us. What is a Mindset? I like to define our Mindset as…

What Does Your LinkedIn Profile Photo Say About You?

Is it Professional, Likable, or Influential? How would you know? As the world’s largest professional networking platform, LinkedIn connects 680 million people from over 200 countries, in 24 different languages – daily. What brand image are you sending out in the form of your profile photo? What Does Your LinkedIn Profile Photo Say About You? With new users joining…

3 Strategies to shift a negative situation at work

3 Strategies to use to shift a negative situation at work There is nothing worse than the feeling of being stuck. Especially in a negative situation at work, and being unable to shift it. Here are 3 Strategies to use and shift a negative situation at work. They are tried and tested (by me) form…