Corinne Mills
Corinne is the Managing Director of Personal Career Management, the UK's leading career coaching and outplacement company ( She has worked as a career coach for the last 15 years and has worked with thousands of individuals to help them move into their target role. Before career management she worked in senior HR roles so she understands the recruitment process from both sides of the interview table. She regularly appears in the national press including the Guardian, Telegraph, FT and Sunday Times as well as industry journals and lifestyle magazines. She also frequently appears on BBC television and radio, Sky and ITV commenting on career related issues. She is a Fellow of the CIPD and Chair of her local CIPD Branch and a member of the IOD. Corinne's early career was somewhat different. Until the age of 26 Corinne worked as an actress in theatre and television and was the lead singer of a punk rock band. An interesting career change! Her books include the UK's best-selling CV book "You're Hired! How to write a brilliant CV" and "Career Coach".

Entries by Corinne Mills

Dealing With Gaffes at Work

(0) Comments | Posted December 1, 2014 | 10:11 AM

Have you succumbed to the dreaded "foot in mouth" disease? There seems to be a lot of it about at the moment particularly affecting politicians, CEOs and sports personalities. It can be very incapacitating in the workplace so if you've already gone down with it or feel the symptoms coming...

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Career Zombies Awake! How to Rejuvenate Your Career Now That the Economic Upturn Is Here

(0) Comments | Posted February 3, 2014 | 9:19 AM

Hurrah! Good news at last. A year ago everyone was worrying about the triple dip recession and whether the HR department's slash and burn policy would be heading in their direction. This year, business confidence is on the ascendant with positive economic forecasts for the UK from organisations like the...

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CV Howlers: What NOT to Write on Your CV

(0) Comments | Posted September 24, 2013 | 9:04 AM

Following a survey we have just done at we found that a staggering 98 per cent of job applicants are reducing their chances of success significantly through poor spelling, grammar or presentation on their CVs.

These errors have lead to a number of alarming disclosures, such as being "A...

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Congratulations! You're Virtually Hired!

(2) Comments | Posted August 14, 2013 | 1:43 PM

If you've been looking for a new job recently, then you will already know how technology-driven the job market has become. Pop into a recruitment agency and they will send you away to submit your details online. CVs are routinely screened not by human beings, but by recruitment software that...

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