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gratitude changes everything

I have heard a number of times amongst my family, friends and online community, and me, the words to describe twenty sixteen have been around anxiety, stress, being stretched and simply tired. It has felt like a big year and drawing to the end is leaving a trail of exhaustion, dwelling in energy that takes... Read More
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Reintroducing myself.

As I have been away from this space for a little while. I thought it might be nice to reintroduce myself to you and what I have been up to over the last year and a few things that you may not know about me. Hi, I’m Claire Colebeck. I have an almost two year... Read More
busy

busy is a drug

Everyone is time poor. Whether you are working a high profile job, a stay at home mum, a student with a full study load, hey, even a high school student. We all fit under the same umbrella of having absolutely no time and it is all relative to your own situation. It really bugs my... Read More
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welcome back

It is without a lie that I have had the most life changing, magical, indescribable experience over the last 5 weeks. Nothing can compare. I don’t know how else to explain it… No longer is it just Russ and myself, we have a huge responsibility that entered into our lives an hour before Christmas day... Read More
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5 things you may not know about me…

Lets get to know each other… as I sit to write this post, it was super easy for me to come up with some facts about myself that you may not know. This got me thinking… have I been as open about who I am and what I do as I first thought? Have I really... Read More

application process

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the STAR application

Applying for a job can be stressful, hard work and time consuming. It is one of those tasks that really needs your full attention and to really understand what the recruiter is asking and how you can best demonstrate your skills and experience. You may be the best candidate for the role but if you... Read More
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guest post | make your job application stand out!

You have seen a job that you want to apply for and feel like you have the skills and experience required for the job. But like you, so do many other candidates… So, how do you make yourself stand out without appearing cheesy? It is impossible for recruiters to read every word in your application... Read More

balance

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gratitude changes everything

I have heard a number of times amongst my family, friends and online community, and me, the words to describe twenty sixteen have been around anxiety, stress, being stretched and simply tired. It has felt like a big year and drawing to the end is leaving a trail of exhaustion, dwelling in energy that takes... Read More
busy

busy is a drug

Everyone is time poor. Whether you are working a high profile job, a stay at home mum, a student with a full study load, hey, even a high school student. We all fit under the same umbrella of having absolutely no time and it is all relative to your own situation. It really bugs my... Read More
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the perfect balance

The age old work life balance. Has never meant more to me. Previously, I have never felt I needed to pay too much attention to this area. I felt the balance between my work and life was perfect for me and I could read the signs for when I needed to adjust the balance and... Read More

career advice

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manifesting my next career move

In December I was given a simple task from my manager to prepare a 1 page document detailing the key areas that I have worked on since my appointment six months prior. When you first start a new job you generally walk around a little lost, unsure on the office dynamics and what it is exactly... Read More
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personal branding expert interview with Sarah Poppy

3 quick questions for Sarah Poppy – personal branding expert! Why do you think personal branding is so important? Personal Branding is so important no matter where you are in your career. Investing time in your personal brand can influence what others say about you. Everyone has a personal brand. But not many people spend... Read More
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finding motivation

Over the last couple of weeks I have been exposed to a completely different world and my headspace and initial focus has changed. I have sat down to fixate into this world and find my motivation sway to everything baby… Initially I was getting rather frustrated with myself and telling myself off for not utilising... Read More
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how I planned for maternity leave

Planning for maternity leave is not easy. I went around in circles for quite some time, trying to decide what would be the best thing to do for both my family and my work place. I was asked by Working Mums Collective about how I planned my maternity leave – I thought it would be... Read More
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welcome back

It is without a lie that I have had the most life changing, magical, indescribable experience over the last 5 weeks. Nothing can compare. I don’t know how else to explain it… No longer is it just Russ and myself, we have a huge responsibility that entered into our lives an hour before Christmas day... Read More
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working abroad | scotland | nanny

To continue with the working abroad feature, my next profile is one from my soon to be sister in law, Tania. Tania, is passionate about and is motivated to focus her energy on professional development and continued learning currently taking her career to the next level pursing her study at Uni. Before this, Tania packed... Read More
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working abroad | london | writer

Leah is a purpose-filled writer, human rights activist, coach for budding wordsmiths and yoga teacher, driven to cultivate change through our stories. She writes to ignite meaningful connection, to arouse curiosity, to push boundaries, and to create change. She is fuelled by a desire to create ideas and build visions to make this world a better place.... Read More
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what do you want to do when you grow up?

I recently featured on the beautiful blog Free Spirit Girl by Katie Pitsis talking all about finding your purpose (especially when you just finish school) and directing your career in a style that is right for you. If you are anything like me, I could not wait to jump out of school and start a career… I didn’t... Read More
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working abroad | london | change consultant

Emma is one of my dearest friends, I first met Emma when she interviewed me for a part time position when I was still studying. Since then, we have become great friends. Emma is someone I have always looked up to, someone who has taught me some great skills in people management and business ethics.... Read More
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working abroad | london | senior psychological wellbeing practitioner | yoga teacher | blogger

Coming into the festive season with summer holidays, travel and celebrations at the front of everyone’s mind, I thought what a better way to finish up 2014 career profile Wednesday share with a series on working abroad. It is something I have never experienced but has always been on my mind… and I deeply admire those who have made... Read More

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working abroad | london | marketing manager

One of my gorgeous friends had a dream, worked extremely hard and made it happen. I witnessed the planning, dedication and aspiration for putting her dreams into practice first hand. Grace did her Undergraduate degree in health Sciences – Public Health and is currently completing her undergraduate in Psychology and an MBA. Health and Behaviour... Read More
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working abroad | scotland | nanny

To continue with the working abroad feature, my next profile is one from my soon to be sister in law, Tania. Tania, is passionate about and is motivated to focus her energy on professional development and continued learning currently taking her career to the next level pursing her study at Uni. Before this, Tania packed... Read More
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working abroad | london | writer

Leah is a purpose-filled writer, human rights activist, coach for budding wordsmiths and yoga teacher, driven to cultivate change through our stories. She writes to ignite meaningful connection, to arouse curiosity, to push boundaries, and to create change. She is fuelled by a desire to create ideas and build visions to make this world a better place.... Read More
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working abroad | london | change consultant

Emma is one of my dearest friends, I first met Emma when she interviewed me for a part time position when I was still studying. Since then, we have become great friends. Emma is someone I have always looked up to, someone who has taught me some great skills in people management and business ethics.... Read More
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working abroad | london | senior psychological wellbeing practitioner | yoga teacher | blogger

Coming into the festive season with summer holidays, travel and celebrations at the front of everyone’s mind, I thought what a better way to finish up 2014 career profile Wednesday share with a series on working abroad. It is something I have never experienced but has always been on my mind… and I deeply admire those who have made... Read More
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career profile | chiropractor

After years of study and dedication, Dr. Catherine Langford is a successful Chiropractor who specialises in pediatrics and pregnancy. Catherine not only looks at the physical elements but all aspects of health including diet and nutrition. Catherine has a strong focus on providing information that empowers families to live a life of complete health and... Read More
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career profile | global communications manager

For working in a fast paced, exciting and global role, Camilla’s energy and dedication is just the icing on the cake. With a knack for organisation, multi-tasking and priding herself on being a slight perfectionist, Camilla is passionate about communications. Camilla Goodwin, Global Communications Manager, Accolade Wines Brief description of your role: I work with the Executive... Read More
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career profile | innovation manager

Innovation Manager, isn’t that a cool title… for an example of seeing an opportunity and jumping on it – Daniel fits the bill. After suggesting a position the company needed, proposing it to management, he was awarded the role. Daniels eye for the big picture, innovation and business knack sees him strive and succeed in his role –... Read More
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career profile | business owner

A perfect example of taking that MASSIVE step from pottering along in a career in the corporate world to owning your own business, working with people you love and enjoying every minute. Brooke glows with joy every time she talks about her business, the dedication, support and inspiration she represents is so transparent. For anyone... Read More
Emma-Landorf

career profile | dietitian

I find this role and line of work to be super interesting, it is a area that I am always eager to hear more about and an area I wish I did when looking at the big fat Uni book deciding my future. Emma oozes knowledge and I don’t think there is anything wrong with me saying that this is... Read More

careers

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manifesting my next career move

In December I was given a simple task from my manager to prepare a 1 page document detailing the key areas that I have worked on since my appointment six months prior. When you first start a new job you generally walk around a little lost, unsure on the office dynamics and what it is exactly... Read More
gratitude-changes-everything

gratitude changes everything

I have heard a number of times amongst my family, friends and online community, and me, the words to describe twenty sixteen have been around anxiety, stress, being stretched and simply tired. It has felt like a big year and drawing to the end is leaving a trail of exhaustion, dwelling in energy that takes... Read More
confidence

the day my confidence hit ground bottom

I participated in a blog series where we were asked to share an experience of when your confidence was shot down by the beautiful Kate Toholka. Kate provided a serious on ‘raw, honest and blazing with confidence’ and how women have not just had a blow to their confidence but worked through to over come it. As I am... Read More
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career profile | marketing team leader

Meet Amelia – a passionate, dedicated marketing pro. Amelia is one of the most organised people I know and in her line of work, it is a must. Amelia is willing to give advice and share her experiences where possible. Amelia illustrates that a little bit of hard work, passion for what you do and dedication can take you to that next... Read More
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the STAR application

Applying for a job can be stressful, hard work and time consuming. It is one of those tasks that really needs your full attention and to really understand what the recruiter is asking and how you can best demonstrate your skills and experience. You may be the best candidate for the role but if you... Read More
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perception is reality

Fist impressions count… Perception is reality – this is established in the first few minutes! After attending a networking event last Thursday evening hosted by The Australian Marketing Institute, Emerging Marketers, I learnt all about body language, personality, confidence and communication by Media Icon, Cherylee Harris and all about your first impressions and how you... Read More
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career profile | hairdresser / business owner

Hard work accompanied with passion and simply being good at what you do… is the complete recipe to being successful. I admire Terri and all she has done in setting up her business. Starting as a hairdresser, building her client base, owning a business and managing staff, training award winning apprentices and being one of... Read More
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guest post | make your job application stand out!

You have seen a job that you want to apply for and feel like you have the skills and experience required for the job. But like you, so do many other candidates… So, how do you make yourself stand out without appearing cheesy? It is impossible for recruiters to read every word in your application... Read More
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career profile | CT & General Radiographer / Mammographer

Love that Soph and I have crossed paths. Every time we catch up, it is full of laughter, great stories and generally includes some divine red wine. Sophie is ever so bubbly, personable, a peoples person and is someone you feel comfortable with and enjoy being around. This natural talent is displayed in her line... Read More
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personal SWOT

Earlier on in my career I decided to invest in a professional mentor, one of the most valuable choices I made. I didn’t really know what to expect or exactly what I wanted to get out of it. I just wanted direction and clarity in my career and really I wanted to soak up all... Read More

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colour blank pages your FREE e-book

 7 colourful lessons on finding out what YOU want and how YOU can make it happen I am super excited to introduce to you my FREE e-book… full of everything you need to know to start you on your journey to achieving your goals and allowing you to really dream BIG. Incorporating personal experience, life lessons and... Read More

downtime

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downtime online reading

Grab that cuppa, throw that rug over your legs, and set yourself up nicely for some healthy downtime online reading. I have been all inspired by my South Australian peeps lately and how they are creating a world of love for all walks of life – so there is something here for everyone… As wedding season... Read More
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how important is ‘me time’?

As you all know I love my downtime and when I read this post from my good friend Sarah Poppy over at Working Mums Collective – I just had to share it with you. Downtime and ‘me time’ is a concept I feel strongly about and believe every single one of you should take the... Read More
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downtime online reading

Welcome to the long weekend. Time to switch off, relax and catch up with some good old downtime. What better way then to indulge in some fun-loving group-hugging cheerleading feel-good blogs. While I have delved into this space quite rapidly, I have been following, loving, indulging in blogs for a long time now. Grab yourself... Read More
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vision board

Have a vision? Dreams? Goals? Ambitions? Create a vision board. Fill it with quotes, images and colours. Take some time out to get creative. All your dreams and ambitions in the one space – this will help you gain clarity on your direction and ultimately what it is you want to do. And its FUN.... Read More
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introducing downtime

I thought it was about time to really introduce myself. To let you know why I am here and what we can achieve. This space is. Like I comment here. A place where we can explore careers, give insight to your career, and ultimately it is delving into the wonderful world of careers. To share... Read More

First Day

First Day

First day is always your worst day… right?

Whether it be your dream job, at the local supermarket or a stepping stone for that ultimate role you are reaching towards, it is your first day in unfamiliar ground. You will meet new people, learn new skills and be given new responsibilities. How do you overcome that first day angst? Prior to the big... Read More

goal setting

gratitude-changes-everything

gratitude changes everything

I have heard a number of times amongst my family, friends and online community, and me, the words to describe twenty sixteen have been around anxiety, stress, being stretched and simply tired. It has felt like a big year and drawing to the end is leaving a trail of exhaustion, dwelling in energy that takes... Read More
busy

busy is a drug

Everyone is time poor. Whether you are working a high profile job, a stay at home mum, a student with a full study load, hey, even a high school student. We all fit under the same umbrella of having absolutely no time and it is all relative to your own situation. It really bugs my... Read More
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shaping ourselves

After reading this quote I started thinking about how we ACTUALLY do have this idea about who we want to be and how we want to live our lives. I went through high school and uni with this image about how my life would look and what would make up the ‘perfect’ life and all... Read More
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2014 is upon us

The end of the year is approaching and now I am sitting amongst maternity leave, it has given me the time to look into this space a little more closely and really think about what 2015 is going to bring for white blank pages and myself. I have been able to really brainstorm, get inspired by... Read More
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a goal a week – week 5

Before I get too ahead of myself. I must be honest with you. This week has been a little harder than I expected to get through my task list. I had the feelings of ‘oh shit, can I keep this up?’ ‘Can I complete everything I need to before December’ ‘I only have 7 working... Read More

a goal a week | week 4

And we are 4 weeks in already. We are well on our way to December with this month coming to an end, I am getting a little anxious about what is to come in the next couple of months. My mind does feel at ease and I am slowly plugging away at my weekly goals... Read More

a goal a week – week 3

I must admit, this goal setting challenge is really working well for me. I feel energised and motivated. And once I have ticked that task off the list, I feel like I have accomplished something. Both pleasing and motivating at the same time. Excited to see my goals all set up for the week to come... Read More

a goal a week – week 2

I am pleased to report that week 1 of my goal setting exercise went really well. With positive feedback and comments about my 12 week challenge – I felt even more inspired. I successfully completed all goals on my list This week goal is very home related. As you can imagine, making room for a... Read More
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a goal a week… 12 weeks to december

As we are well and truly into the second half of the year and I can only image the next few months flying by like nobody’s business, time is just going to get away with so many things to tick off the big long list before Christmas I have decided to do a goal a... Read More
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my goal setting experience

An old work colleague and friend asked me if I practice goal setting and if I am conscious about my career steps… Wanting some advice on how she can adapt it to her career goals and I thought – why not share. Goal setting… I am a lover of goal setting as I believe it fits... Read More

gratitude

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manifesting my next career move

In December I was given a simple task from my manager to prepare a 1 page document detailing the key areas that I have worked on since my appointment six months prior. When you first start a new job you generally walk around a little lost, unsure on the office dynamics and what it is exactly... Read More
gratitude-changes-everything

gratitude changes everything

I have heard a number of times amongst my family, friends and online community, and me, the words to describe twenty sixteen have been around anxiety, stress, being stretched and simply tired. It has felt like a big year and drawing to the end is leaving a trail of exhaustion, dwelling in energy that takes... Read More

guest post

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personal branding expert interview with Sarah Poppy

3 quick questions for Sarah Poppy – personal branding expert! Why do you think personal branding is so important? Personal Branding is so important no matter where you are in your career. Investing time in your personal brand can influence what others say about you. Everyone has a personal brand. But not many people spend... Read More
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guest post | personal branding for working mums

Did someone say personal branding? Previously I shared my tips to get you thinking about your personal brand and the importance on it in the workplace, so I thought it was quite fitting for me to share this post from Sarah from Working Mums Collective on personal branding for working mums. It can be relevant to... Read More
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career profile | corporate lawyer

Elisa is a corporate lawyer specialising in Energy & Resources at Minter Ellison. Elisa’s legal career of 5 years has been full of adventures she never imagined a legal career could provide. Elisa spent a significant amount of time in China in her first two years of practice dealing specifically with wholly owned Chinese companies... Read More
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colour blank pages your FREE e-book

 7 colourful lessons on finding out what YOU want and how YOU can make it happen I am super excited to introduce to you my FREE e-book… full of everything you need to know to start you on your journey to achieving your goals and allowing you to really dream BIG. Incorporating personal experience, life lessons and... Read More
3 Realities You will Face in your First job

guest post | 3 Realities You Will Face in Your First Job and What To Do About Them

I am so delighted to have Sarah Bown pop-in for a guest post for you – not only do I love her writing style, she is super engaging and just so right! Anyone wanting to know how to deal with the realities of your first job… this one is for you.  Starting a new job... Read More
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how important is ‘me time’?

As you all know I love my downtime and when I read this post from my good friend Sarah Poppy over at Working Mums Collective – I just had to share it with you. Downtime and ‘me time’ is a concept I feel strongly about and believe every single one of you should take the... Read More
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guest post | make your job application stand out!

You have seen a job that you want to apply for and feel like you have the skills and experience required for the job. But like you, so do many other candidates… So, how do you make yourself stand out without appearing cheesy? It is impossible for recruiters to read every word in your application... Read More

interview

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I possibly do ‘harp-on’ on about it a little too much – but first impression are SO important… And another example if how first impressions count is in the interview! 100 percent… As you can imagine and I don’t exactly need to spell out… rolling up to an interview in your brand new boyfriend jeans... Read More

marketing

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career profile | marketing team leader

Meet Amelia – a passionate, dedicated marketing pro. Amelia is one of the most organised people I know and in her line of work, it is a must. Amelia is willing to give advice and share her experiences where possible. Amelia illustrates that a little bit of hard work, passion for what you do and dedication can take you to that next... Read More
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career profile | marketing consultant

How do you market Lawyers? Is a question that Kylie and Rebecca (Bec) consistently get. It is a strange concept when you think about it but it is an ever so important component to the positioning, representation, branding and promotion of both lawyers and the firm. When you hear about the day to day tasks... Read More
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career profile | corporate relationships manager

I count my lucky stars to have had the pleasure of not only working with but having had this smart, motivating and generous woman as my Manager in one of my very first corporate roles. We have since become life long friends which is only a testament to the way she mentored and continues to... Read More
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Career Profile | Manager, Events & Marketing

I have known Sarah for most of my professional career and we always seem to pop up in each other’s lives in the various career moves and paths we have taken. Sarah once was my manager at a Not-For-Profit organisation when I was a junior marketing assistant. She has taught me the art of organisation... Read More

medical industry

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career profile | CT & General Radiographer / Mammographer

Love that Soph and I have crossed paths. Every time we catch up, it is full of laughter, great stories and generally includes some divine red wine. Sophie is ever so bubbly, personable, a peoples person and is someone you feel comfortable with and enjoy being around. This natural talent is displayed in her line... Read More
Cara Flynn

career profile | registered nurse / registered midwife

Cara is one of my oldest and dearest friends and is actually the most – I say this with all honestly – driven, dedicated and motivated people I know. Cara has a knack of seeing the best in everyone and wishing nothing but the best. If you say you can’t, she replies… ‘don’t be silly!’... Read More

mentoring

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my mentor experience changed my career

I was 23 with a hunger for knowledge and eager to make it to the top…. quickly! I graduated 3 years earlier and was working in my second corporate marketing role. I wanted something extra and was in a hurry to be successful. Being a typical Y generation, I wanted it all and I wanted... Read More

motivation

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shaping ourselves

After reading this quote I started thinking about how we ACTUALLY do have this idea about who we want to be and how we want to live our lives. I went through high school and uni with this image about how my life would look and what would make up the ‘perfect’ life and all... Read More
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finding motivation

Over the last couple of weeks I have been exposed to a completely different world and my headspace and initial focus has changed. I have sat down to fixate into this world and find my motivation sway to everything baby… Initially I was getting rather frustrated with myself and telling myself off for not utilising... Read More

networking

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perception is reality

Fist impressions count… Perception is reality – this is established in the first few minutes! After attending a networking event last Thursday evening hosted by The Australian Marketing Institute, Emerging Marketers, I learnt all about body language, personality, confidence and communication by Media Icon, Cherylee Harris and all about your first impressions and how you... Read More
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The power of networking

It is not what you know, it’s who you know. You will hear this over and over and over again throughout your career. And it will come front of mind when applying for roles, finding out you didn’t even reach the shortlist when your skills and experience were a perfect match to the job specification.... Read More

personal brand

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the personal brand project

SHARING A WIN But first, a bit of background. This post demonstrates how a little idea can grow and develop and build and become something real. With a little bit of elbow grease, determination and passion, anything is possible. The story starts when Sarah Poppy and I spent a few years working together and both chaired the Australian Marketing Institute Emerging Marketers... Read More
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personal branding expert interview with Sarah Poppy

3 quick questions for Sarah Poppy – personal branding expert! Why do you think personal branding is so important? Personal Branding is so important no matter where you are in your career. Investing time in your personal brand can influence what others say about you. Everyone has a personal brand. But not many people spend... Read More
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personal branding for businesses

I was very honoured to be asked by a University student to answer a few questions in regards to personal branding for businesses and why I think it is so important and shapes the way consumers feel about you… As it is a topic that I feel extremely strong about I thought I would share... Read More
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personal branding, the WHY

As I continue to chat about personal branding. I felt I needed to dive a little further into the WHY. Why is personal branding so dam important? Why do you make such a fuss over something that seems and looks so corporate? Why is it relevant to me? When I was embarking into the corporate... Read More
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personal brand… personal what?

Personally, personal branding is an area I feel very strongly about. Everyone has a personal brand. It is how others see and identify you. What you can do that most people don’t release, is you can steer it in the direction you want. A strong personal brand enables you to make the most of what... Read More

personal swot

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personal SWOT

Earlier on in my career I decided to invest in a professional mentor, one of the most valuable choices I made. I didn’t really know what to expect or exactly what I wanted to get out of it. I just wanted direction and clarity in my career and really I wanted to soak up all... Read More

professional services

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career profile | marketing team leader

Meet Amelia – a passionate, dedicated marketing pro. Amelia is one of the most organised people I know and in her line of work, it is a must. Amelia is willing to give advice and share her experiences where possible. Amelia illustrates that a little bit of hard work, passion for what you do and dedication can take you to that next... Read More
kylie-and-bec

career profile | marketing consultant

How do you market Lawyers? Is a question that Kylie and Rebecca (Bec) consistently get. It is a strange concept when you think about it but it is an ever so important component to the positioning, representation, branding and promotion of both lawyers and the firm. When you hear about the day to day tasks... Read More

sunday style

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sunday style

pinterest favs | suit style Nothing beats the traditional black suit with white shirt | classic, stylish and trendy. Source: http://www.stylemotivation.com/25-stylish-work-outfit-ideas/   Black on Black, I say no more | slick, professional. Source:http://www.stylemotivation.com   Change it up with a different colour pants | classy, funky. Source: Pinterest   Skinny leg grey suit | professional, cool... Read More

tips and tricks

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finding motivation

Over the last couple of weeks I have been exposed to a completely different world and my headspace and initial focus has changed. I have sat down to fixate into this world and find my motivation sway to everything baby… Initially I was getting rather frustrated with myself and telling myself off for not utilising... Read More
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what’s in a title?

After having a conversation with one of my work colleagues from a previous position about how her role has evolved over time and due to changes out of her control (company merge), her job title has changed making it look as though she is in a lower position than previously and it doesn’t reflect what... Read More
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a goal a week… 12 weeks to december

As we are well and truly into the second half of the year and I can only image the next few months flying by like nobody’s business, time is just going to get away with so many things to tick off the big long list before Christmas I have decided to do a goal a... Read More
goal-setting

my goal setting experience

An old work colleague and friend asked me if I practice goal setting and if I am conscious about my career steps… Wanting some advice on how she can adapt it to her career goals and I thought – why not share. Goal setting… I am a lover of goal setting as I believe it fits... Read More
Jodie-Dobson

5 questions you can ask at an interview

When you are in your interview and everything is going along nicely – it comes to the point where you are asked the question: ‘Do you have any questions?’ It is drummed into you that it looks ‘good’ if you have questions but sometimes, questions are just not coming to mind. Without your palms getting... Read More
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interview attire

I possibly do ‘harp-on’ on about it a little too much – but first impression are SO important… And another example if how first impressions count is in the interview! 100 percent… As you can imagine and I don’t exactly need to spell out… rolling up to an interview in your brand new boyfriend jeans... Read More
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the STAR application

Applying for a job can be stressful, hard work and time consuming. It is one of those tasks that really needs your full attention and to really understand what the recruiter is asking and how you can best demonstrate your skills and experience. You may be the best candidate for the role but if you... Read More
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perception is reality

Fist impressions count… Perception is reality – this is established in the first few minutes! After attending a networking event last Thursday evening hosted by The Australian Marketing Institute, Emerging Marketers, I learnt all about body language, personality, confidence and communication by Media Icon, Cherylee Harris and all about your first impressions and how you... Read More
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healthy desk snack ideas

Often at work you can be busy working away on a task or project then all of a sudden, without warning your tummy decides to give off a massive roar…  Whoops, What, When did I become hungry? While the vending machine can be very tempting, here are some must have desk snacks to keep you... Read More
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5 things I learnt in my first REAL job

When I stepped into my very first marketing role I was young, confident (I had a degree) and little naïve. The REAL world is a lot different to what I imagined… suits, coffee, lunches, working on cool campaigns and the like. I quickly learnt (I mean QUICKLY) that life in the corporate world was a little less glamorous and little... Read More

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introducing downtime

I thought it was about time to really introduce myself. To let you know why I am here and what we can achieve. This space is. Like I comment here. A place where we can explore careers, give insight to your career, and ultimately it is delving into the wonderful world of careers. To share... Read More

wellbeing

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the perfect balance

The age old work life balance. Has never meant more to me. Previously, I have never felt I needed to pay too much attention to this area. I felt the balance between my work and life was perfect for me and I could read the signs for when I needed to adjust the balance and... Read More
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working abroad | london | senior psychological wellbeing practitioner | yoga teacher | blogger

Coming into the festive season with summer holidays, travel and celebrations at the front of everyone’s mind, I thought what a better way to finish up 2014 career profile Wednesday share with a series on working abroad. It is something I have never experienced but has always been on my mind… and I deeply admire those who have made... Read More

working abroad

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working abroad | london | marketing manager

One of my gorgeous friends had a dream, worked extremely hard and made it happen. I witnessed the planning, dedication and aspiration for putting her dreams into practice first hand. Grace did her Undergraduate degree in health Sciences – Public Health and is currently completing her undergraduate in Psychology and an MBA. Health and Behaviour... Read More
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working abroad | scotland | nanny

To continue with the working abroad feature, my next profile is one from my soon to be sister in law, Tania. Tania, is passionate about and is motivated to focus her energy on professional development and continued learning currently taking her career to the next level pursing her study at Uni. Before this, Tania packed... Read More
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working abroad | london | writer

Leah is a purpose-filled writer, human rights activist, coach for budding wordsmiths and yoga teacher, driven to cultivate change through our stories. She writes to ignite meaningful connection, to arouse curiosity, to push boundaries, and to create change. She is fuelled by a desire to create ideas and build visions to make this world a better place.... Read More
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working abroad | london | change consultant

Emma is one of my dearest friends, I first met Emma when she interviewed me for a part time position when I was still studying. Since then, we have become great friends. Emma is someone I have always looked up to, someone who has taught me some great skills in people management and business ethics.... Read More