Chris Alexander

Leap of Faith: on seizing career opportunities with confidence

Chief Executive of The Working Manager, Managing Director of iRIS Health Solutions Ltd. There’s no denying the current economic climate is in a state of flux, and this has implications for the careers of many. Perhaps, after time out, you’ve reassessed what you want out of life and are ready to embark on something new.

How to choose your learning and talent technology partner

In the current climate, you’re likely consumed with helping employees adapt to new circumstances and ways of working. As Josh Bersin commented in The Big Reset, ‘We really are the heroes now. Just as the nurses are the front-line healers in the hospital, we are the front-line healers in the company.’ So while you won’t

Managing upwards by building trust

Chief Executive of The Working Manager, Managing Director of iRIS Health Solutions Ltd. It goes without saying that whatever your career stage, level of seniority or industry, building a good relationship with your boss, your boss’s boss, and perhaps even their boss too, can be a powerful career move. But one study suggests it goes

On Opening Doors During Lockdown

Chief Executive of The Working Manager, Managing Director of iRIS Health Solutions Ltd. Did you know, the UK’s business events industry is estimated to be worth £31 billion? In 2018, there were approximately 1.48 million conferences and meetings in the UK, and 95.3 million delegates attended these events*. Entrepreneurs and business leaders clearly recognise the

Networking – socially distant style

This is the third in a series of 30-minute CareerBurst webinars and was recorded on the 20th May 2020. Love it or hate it, networking is a great way to find new roles, discover new opportunities and help you drive a high-flying career. Whichever side of the fence you come down on, self-isolating, shielding, social

Dare to Share

Chief Executive of The Working Manager, Managing Director of TWME8 and iRIS Health Solutions Ltd. In January 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Encouraging global collaboration to support under-resourced nations was the primary reason behind this announcement. As the outbreak became

The Power of Volunteering

This is the second in a series of 30-minute CareerBurst webinars and was recorded on the 22nd April 2020. There’s no doubt as to the impact we can have through volunteering to help the many charitable causes and issues that currently need support. However, it doesn’t stop there. Volunteering your help at work is something

Top Tips to Drive Your Career Remotely

This is the first in a series of 30-minute CareerBurst webinars and was recorded on the 8th April 2020. In the environment of a pandemic, it may seem like trying to advance your career is unhelpful or irrelevant. In reality your career is still important, there are just different priorities to consider right now. It

More Pressure, More Diamonds

Chief Executive of The Working Manager, Managing Director of TWME8 and iRIS Health Solutions Ltd. In rocky times, few things are more critical than carving a smooth path forward. Since the onset of Covid-19, businesses have been navigating a fluctuating landscape that’s like nothing they’ve ever seen before. In this uncharted territory, it makes sense