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It’s the end of the financial year again – the time for mass EOFY sales, last-minute company purchases… and reluctantly finalizing my tax return. Working my way through receipts the other day – and always keen to distract myself from tax – I found myself thinking about my earliest lessons in investing, from my Dad. […]
If there was a top 5 of typical interview questions, this one would definitely secure a spot. Revolutionary, it’s not… but it’s still part of the standard interview playbook – a favourite of many recruiters, and hiring managers. So, if you’ve got a job interview lined up, it’s definitely one to expect and prepare for. […]
Over the past couple of years, I’ve worked with many, many clients dealing with – and reeling from – redundancy. Government restructures, economic downturn… redundancy’s become a part of the working landscape, and post-budget, there’s nightly commentary on looming job cuts. Economic reality or not, it’s a situation few people ever want to find themselves […]
I don’t know about you, but the future I grew up with was far-off, and faintly ridiculous. Whenever movies showed someone from the future, they were typically oddly dressed and more than a bit cheesy. They’d swan around in silver boiler suits, talking to brains in jars… or zip around in flying cars. Hard to take […]
Most of us struggle when it comes to discussing our personal strengths. One of the questions I ask clients the most – whether I’m helping them with career choice, career change or interview preparation – is what are you naturally good at? And I’m very used to getting a blank look in response. That’s fine […]
There’s been a lot of talk about personal branding recently, particularly in the business world – and more recently, in career development circles. Google the term and you get millions of results (I just did, and got 52,900,000). For all that, it’s a concept that many people misunderstand… Yet it’s really important for your future […]