Should You Be Hiring For Better Educational Diversity?

It’s an invisible diversity, but it’s one we need to acknowledge, embrace and encourage in our teams. Let’s look at educational diversity. “I didn’t go to college, I went to the university of life!” It’s a cliché, but it’s not wrong. Whether your employees came through on apprenticeships or PhDs, each is a valuable education. […]

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Your Personal Brand: What It Is, And What To Do With It

Whether you’re scouting out your next promotion, a better or different job, or you’re simply seeking to grow your network – your personal brand is key to unlocking your career goals. Personal branding is the processes of cultivating the impression other people have of you. While terms like ‘branding’ have long been relegated to companies, […]

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Burn Bright, Not Burn Out: How To Manage Your Mental Health

With nearly half of all Australians aged 16-85 expected to experience a mental health condition in their lifetime, mental health is a big issue. But it’s an area of health that’s overlooked. One-fifth of Australian workers have taken time off work in the past year because they felt mentally unhealthy. This leads to 3.2 days […]

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The Robots Are Coming: Here’s How To Futureproof Yourself

According to the World Economic Forum, between 3 and 14% of the world’s workforce will need to change occupation by 2030, or lose their job. This poses a number of problems to employees, who already see technology changing the nature of their role. But this could also present an enormous opportunity for the savvy worker, […]

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How To Create An Online Portfolio To Show Off Your Edge

What good is your personal brand and extensive professional experience if you aren’t showing it off to people, or recruiters? You need an online portfolio. Brand you is great. Look at yourself. You’ve achieved so much and excel at what you do. But you need to make sure people know it. An online portfolio lets […]

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How To Positively Explain Your Reason For Leaving A Job

It’s that dreaded question that comes partway through an interview. “Why did you leave that role?” You don’t want to lie to a recruiter – but you don’t want them to think you’re a problem. Sometimes, you have to leave a job due to a bad boss, stressful work or toxic work culture. But you […]

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Happy People, Healthy Profit? The Secret Of Employee Engagement

In 2018, engagement is the global currency powering the business world. You want engaging leaders to inspire change, engaged customers to convert to sales. But most important are the engaged employees to do all the work between. Though employee engagement is important, it often goes somewhat underdeveloped. While employees from Australia rate their life experience […]

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The Truth About Employee Onboarding – And How To Maximise It

It’s widely known that a person makes a first impression – about another person, a building or a business – in 7 seconds. So when your new hires start, you want them to be greeted with the right kind of culture. Since the cost of losing an employee is estimated to be up to twice […]

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Razzle Dazzle: Brilliant Career Advice Of The Musicals

The lights, the costumes, the drama… Broadway can seem a million miles away from your workplace. Musicals are glamorous – but they provide more than just a dream world. There are lessons you can learn from the musicals, and apply to your career. Grease: Be the one that you want It’s the classic coming-of-age; of […]

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Hack Your Way To A Better Career With These Unmissable Tech Tools

Jobseeking in the 21st century is no mean feat. There are dozens, if not hundreds, of job listings sites. You’re expected to manage a personal brand. And your social media footprint is forever. This can be daunting – but also exposes job hunters to new opportunities. New roles are invented on a near daily basis. […]

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