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As Christian job hunters in the UK, we may feel obliged to seek not just any job, but one that aligns with God's purpose for our lives. Understanding our calling in our work is essential for finding fulfilment and meaning in our careers and lives. However, it is not always easy to know or understand what your purpose may be, to see the signs, or to read them in the right way. In this article, we'll explore how to incorporate and align God's...
Finding a job or a career that you find meaningful can be a challenging feat. As Christians, we also often strive to find careers that we can use to incorporate or enhance our Christian values, allowing us to glorify God through our work. This can mean the job hunting process can be difficult, as we need to find work that balances our personal wants and needs, our career progression and development, and respects and enhances our faith!...
In our fast-paced world, achieving a healthy work-life balance may seem like an elusive goal for many. Christians, in particular, can find themselves grappling not only with the demands of work and personal life but also with fitting in their faith and time for worship amongst this. It can certainly be challenging to solely prioritise faith, and so in this article we consider ways instead to incorporate your faith within your work and...
Confidence is a powerful attribute in the workplace, enabling you to take on challenges, express ideas, and make a positive impact. For Christian professionals in the UK, faith serves as a powerful foundation for building and compounding confidence in the workplace. In this article, we explore how integrating faith into your professional life can improve your confidence, foster resilience, and empower you to thrive in your career.  ...
In the journey of professional development, merging faith with career aspirations can be a powerful combination. For many Christians, faith is not just a personal belief system but a guiding force in all aspects of life, including careers. Of the many challenges we face in our careers, one is navigating promotions and asking for a pay rise. This can be tricky in itself, so in this article we will explore how to handle this with grace,...
Your CV serves as your personal marketing tool, showcasing your skills, experience, and qualifications to potential employers. In an increasingly competitive job market, it's important to highlight desirable skills that demonstrate your potential value as a candidate, quickly and effectively to a hiring manager reading your CV for the first time. As Christians, we also want to be able to let our faith and morals shine through in our CV and...
Embarking on a career change can be a challenging but exciting prospect. It, in its nature, can be arduous and nerve-wracking. You might feel nervous about how long it’ll take, how many interviews and applications you’ll have to do, or how to best present your skills. However, the potential of a new employer, new role, and new start can be invigorating and inspiring. If you are considering a job change, have a read through this...
Mercy Ships brings free, life-changing surgeries to women, men and children across sub-Saharan Africa. We rely on caring volunteers like Maria to keep our ships running. When nine-year-old Maria Kuo went on a Mercy Ships tour in New Zealand, a fire was lit in her heart. Fast forward and she’s now a Ward Clinical Supervisor on board – as well as raising her three children. “I’ve always had a huge passion...
In today's digital age, we are often pushed to do more in less time. From time management techniques to productivity apps, countless strategies promise to boost efficiency and help us achieve more. But amidst the hustle and bustle of modern life, there's one resource that can profoundly impact our productivity: faith. For Christians, faith is more than a belief system - it's a way of life. It influences everything, including how we...
A key part of searching for a new job is the interview. Getting an interview means you have passed the first stages of the application and the recruiting team likes your CV. This means they already think you have some or all of the skills they require for the role, and now they want to meet you face-to-face.  Most people find interviews to be a nerve-wracking experience, and it can be challenging to come across confidently if you...
As a Christian job hunter, you want to ensure that both your personal values, and your professional values, align with your employer. Having aligned morals is vital for a healthy working environment, and is essential for you to be both comfortable and work effectively in your role. In this article, we explore several valuable qualities that employers look for in candidates and emphasise how these virtues resonate strongly with...
In the competitive landscape of job applications, self-confidence is a vital asset. It is the intangible quality that empowers individuals to articulate their skills and showcase their talents with conviction, and it can therefore be the difference that sets candidates apart in a sea of applicants. In the pursuit of a new role, believing in yourself can become more than just a mindset, but a strategic advantage. As job hunters with a...