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Welcome to Career Blog: Career tips and insights from a professional Career Coach.
Given the competitive recruitment market out there, I’ve been doing lots of interview skills coaching recently, helping clients – from school leavers and new Grads to experienced, senior staff – to stand out from the crowd. And with so many applications for most jobs – from a national average of 15 per job, to well […]
A couple of months back, I had the privilege of hearing Sir David Attenborough – a British institution and the father of the modern wildlife documentary – talk about his long life in broadcasting. By any measure, Sir David has had an extraordinary career. He’s spent over 60 years travelling the globe exploring continents and […]
One of the best bits of my job is working with interesting, talented and motivated people – specifically, helping them to recognise their strengths, skills and talents… Things they’re often blind to, because if there’s one thing we all struggle with, it’s getting a clear handle on ourselves. We all, each and every one of us, see the world […]
Just recently, I helped a career coaching client with a very varied background… Having left Australia in their teens, they’d travelled extensively, criss-crossing the globe for years. They’d had an amazing work life, spanning not just many different countries, but also different roles and fields, across different industries and sectors. Career-wise, they’d dipped a toe in almost […]
Last year, I worked with a client whose story is a cautionary tale. Finishing High School, she was thinking about her options, and exploring possible studies. She came along with her parents, who were lovely people and clearly committed to supporting their daughter. But as the career consult progressed, something wasn’t adding up. The person in […]