Paul Murphy

Most Important Soft Skills in Business

Most Important Soft Skills in Business: 5 Essential Skills For Your Career

When I was in university, the term ‘Soft Skills’ meant nothing to me. ‘Soft Skills’ seemed very intangible – ‘teamwork’, ‘leadership’, ‘work ethic’, etc. They were fluffy concepts which I didn’t really know how they worked in the workplace. However after having worked in finance for 14 years, I see the important role soft skills play …

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Mckinsey Consulting Career Path

Mckinsey Consulting Career Path: Interview with Helen (32), Management Consultant

In this wide ranging interview with Management Consultant, Helen, you will learn: What she did in university and why How much she knew about Management Consulting starting off About her career path since she graduated What she likes and dislikes about her job How many hours she has worked over the years Whether she has …

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Difference between Internship and Apprenticeship #10

What is the Difference between Internship and Apprenticeship: 12 Key Distinctions

I myself did two internships while at university, mentored some interns & apprentices in my job as Finance Director and also interviewed some interns / apprentices for this blog, so I know a bit about internships and apprenticeships. In this post you will learn about the main differences between internships and apprenticeships: Purpose People What …

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Interesting Facts about JK Rowling: 10 Revealing Insights

Interesting Facts about JK Rowling #1: Rowling has said that her teenage years were unhappy. Her mum had MS and she had a strained relationship with her father. She is still said not to be on speaking terms with him. Interesting Facts about JK Rowling #2: Her first secondary school English teacher, remembers her as “not …

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