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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 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|

Nervous About Finding a New Job? Here are 3 ways to build your confidence

Do you feel nervous about finding a new job? You’re not alone. According to a survey by Hired of 2,500 workers across Australia, the UK and USA, 8 out of 10 working adults said finding a new job is stressful (more stressful than visiting the dentist!). Stress caused by job

By |2019-10-29T09:10:14+11:00August 30th, 2018|Career Advice, Coaching|

Tame Your Inner Critic & Conquer Your Career

Is your inner critic holding you hostage in a career you don’t love? All of us have an inner voice of self-doubt that whispers or shouts us down. But that doesn’t mean you have to allow your inner critic to control your life.  You can tame your inner critic, put

By |2019-10-29T09:10:23+11:00August 23rd, 2018|Career Advice|