Pamella Pritchard

I once dreamed of:

I never imagined:


6 Things to Stop Feeling Guilty About at Work

I get it, you want to take some PTO, you want to tell Derek to F off and stop putting another project on your plate, because you know, it’s not actually your responsibility to deal with, and you keep meaning to have a conversation with your boss about the upcoming salary reviews but you keep putting it off, and anyway, her diary is hectic…

What’s really happening here is that you are betraying yourself to meet everyone else’s needs except your own.

Thoughts such as;

😕 I hate the discomfort of asking for what I want I would much rather…


The 3 biggest interview mistakes

You received the email, you’ve been invited to interview! A surge of hope fills you and you feel relieved and delighted that you have been selected. But then, the doubt and the nerves start to seep in;

Interview nerves are normal.

Afterall, putting yourself out there is a big deal. Now that you are being invited up to the stage, when the curtains open will you fall, or will you shine?

Here are the three biggest interview mistakes I see people make:

Even if your interview is scheduled for tomorrow, the best time to prepare was…


Do you shrink or shine when someone asks you ‘so what do you do?’?

This weekend I was at a wedding with more people than I have seen IRL since March last year.

Sat around an open fire in a disused quarry in the middle of Dorset I was talking to old friends catching up on life and I got the age-old question; “So what are you up to these days?”

I can honestly say it was the first time in my life that I have felt beyond proud to talk about my career;

It feels purposeful, challenging, exciting, creative…


Knowing how to preserve your energy during your job search is one of the best hacks I can give you in the career game. Your energy is your life. Without energy you can’t get up, get dressed and go kick your day’s ass. When you are job searching and going through a career transition, it takes energy to get out there and find something incredible for you.

It’s why energy and everything about it is so important. Imagine a life where you have energy to give everything you do 100%.

Whilst most people know running on energy gets you nowhere…


Pamella Pritchard, Founder, Career Coach at CV Secrets

If you’re anything like me, you love to make sense of the world and of yourself. forever curious, forever learning. It’s why personality tests are so popular. It helps make sense of who we are.

The two key personality tests used in interviews are the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator and the DiSC behaviour inventory. The Myers-Briggs test has 16 personality types and the DiSC has 4 behavioural traits.

The use of personality tests been long debated but have also held the test of time. They are even used by many organisations to help inform their recruiting decisions. …

Pamella Pritchard, Career and Mindset Coach

Pamella, certified Career & Mindset Coach, helps you prevent or recover from burnout, make an empowered career change and nail your job search.

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