Rob Cugno

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About Rob Cugno

I am the founder of Future U Coaching and I’m passionate about helping people find the career they love.

Build Your Knowledge, Build Your Worth

Learn More and earn more? The facts prove it - when you build your knowledge, you build your worth. This is true for both formal education (as in qualifications) and informal education (professional development, on-the-job training and developing soft skills like emotional intelligence). As a career coach, I often hear

By |2019-10-29T09:08:16+11:00December 6th, 2018|Career Advice, Employment|

How to speak up for yourself at work

Knowing how to speak up for yourself at work is a critical career-building skill, particularly as you climb the ladder into leadership positions. Do you ever feel trapped into saying ‘yes’ or worse still saying nothing at all when you’re served the raw end of the prawn? It’s not unusual,

By |2019-10-29T09:08:36+11:00November 15th, 2018|Career Advice|

5 Ways to Stay Connected to Your Business Network

A business relationship is like any other – to last the distance it has to be based on mutual respect and benefit. We’re all guilty of getting caught up in the daily grind, prioritizing the ‘to do’ list over making time to nurture valuable relationships, the rock on which supportive

By |2019-10-29T09:08:44+11:00November 1st, 2018|Networking|

5 Steps to Maintaining Your Well-Being at Work

Do you feel you are thriving at work, or just surviving? As I mentioned in my article How to Find a Career You Love, you will spend approximately 80,000 hours at work over your career. That’s a lot of time to spend doing something you don’t enjoy or that makes

By |2019-10-29T09:09:09+11:00October 24th, 2018|Career Advice|

The Importance of Creativity for a Long Career

The importance of creativity for a long career is more critical than ever, to stay relevant and employable in the age of automation According to an article by Business Insiders Australia, one in three Australian jobs will be automated by 2030. And it’s not just manufacturing, white-collar professions like accounting

By |2019-10-29T09:09:17+11:00October 11th, 2018|Career Advice|

Why Personal Branding Is Important for Your Career

It’s easy to dismiss personal branding as a product of “Generation Me” but if you’ve ever secretly Googled yourself then chances are, you’re interested in and aware of your personal brand. The convergence of a competitive job market and the dominance of digital platforms (where almost everyone can be searched

By |2019-10-29T09:09:45+11:00September 20th, 2018|Career Advice, Coaching|

The best places to work for 2018 – By HR Online

Workplace culture has been dominating headlines due to a spate of poor behaviour and high profile toxic work environments. So, it’s refreshing to focus on those employers who are getting it right for a change.  What makes for a great place to work? Free food? Standing desks? A company ping-pong table? While

By |2019-10-29T09:09:53+11:00September 13th, 2018|Employment, Success Stories|