Five Reasons to Blog About Crossing Thresholds
There are a lot of great reasons to blog about Crossing Thresholds, here I list just a few...
My Career Change - Leaving the Civil Service to Bake & Mentor Young People - part 1
By Sarah Bucher-Jones
It was the end of 2016 and I’d just finished as evidence lead on an inspection by the Independent Chief Inspector for Immigration and Borders for our business area. My manager had gone on maternity leave and I was starting to think that I needed to do something different. I’d been in the Civil Service for 23 years and needed help to find a new direction, which I thought at the time would still be in the Civil Service.
Ten Things You Can do to Kick-start Your Career After Module 1 of Crossing Thresholds
There will never be ‘enough’ time to prioritise our own development, so make time. I cannot over-emphasise this. The people who get the most value from Crossing Thresholds are the people who make it work for them. You have already come so far by taking the steps to get your line manager’s approval, sign up and attend module 1, so why not make this the ‘year of you’. Here are a few ideas for ways you can really kick-start your journey, get the momentum going and experience some immediate benefits.
Crossing Thresholds in Africa (Rebecca Baldwin, Thresholds facilitator)
As I stepped into the airport terminal in Abidjan, I had a strange sense of familiarity and confusion. It was an interesting start- yellow fever guards, some enforced passport displacement, navigating around sim card salesman to find the correct minibus to the hotel on behalf of the surprisingly non-french speaking group of hotel guests. It was March 2016 and I feel this way every time I go to a different part of Africa. Somehow comforted by similarities but also aware of the completely particular environment I’m experiencing.
Happy International Women's Day!
We've had an amazing day, running simultaneous sessions on 'Authentic Personal Branding' at IWD events in London, Bristol and Cardiff. In spite of the time constraints, people really engaged with the challenge of coming up with three "I" sentences which differentiated them from others.
Welcome to our new website
We are delighted to be launching our new website! This has been a team effort, working with the fantastic designers at Inventive Design, Dom Gaskell at Motive Films, the whole team here at Thresholds and of course our wonderful participants and mentors.