Studies unfortunately support the stereotype and confirm there is a substantial gender gap in self promotion. While there are lots of theories as to why this is the case, including a lack of confidence on the part of the individual and extrinsic factors such as societal expectations; the reality is if we don’t put ourselves out there the world misses out on what we have to offer.
Ever thought about working at a bank but suspected your architecture degree wouldn’t land you the role? CommBank caught up with four of their people to find out how their different backgrounds led them to working at CommBank.
This series is a space to share real life career switches. These are the stories of people who have had the courage and creativity to turn left or to create a new career path. It’s a space to focus on the skills you’ll need to open new doors and what it is really like to navigate taking the plunge into a new career.
One of the major themes from the Prime Minister’s office throughout the COVID-19 pandemic is: ‘try to find a way to work together’. As more and more employees start to return to their usual workplaces and ‘return to normal’ it’s clear that employees and employers alike are going to be required to take heed of this advice, perhaps even more so than ever.
With deep experience in the HR space as well as at an individual level, Viren has really valuable insight to get ahead.
COVID-19 has propelled us headlong into what has been historically known as The Future of Work. Whereas we previously thought we had a couple of years to fully prepare ourselves for new ways of working, we are now in the midst of that transformation. We will be returning to a version of our old lives in the coming months and we need to be prepared for what that might look like.
Less than two months ago I found myself in a situation where I could either relocate interstate to stay in a position I love and with a company I passionately believe in; or find a new role in my home city.
Goal setting is a great way to start the year, planning ahead and working out what you want is easy with these tips from FlexCoach Casey Ball.
FlexCoach Casey Ball shares her tips to help you come out the other side of being made redundant.
FlexCoach Julie Lines shares her tips to find your ‘WHY’.
‘We can reframe the situation of our overloaded days to be opportunities, and use specific skills to manage and cope. Therefore, leaving us to get everything done without sacrificing our wellbeing.” Follow Shannon’s steps.
We love sharing our community member’s stories. Story telling and sharing remind us we are all human, and we all go through experiences through our lives. It is an opportunity to share and learn from each other by way of those lived experiences.
Your toolkit to make confidence a way of life Congratulations and thank you for joining us for this blog series! We hope you’re making fabulous progress towards your dream career!! Our mission has been to help you reboot your confidence and make the journey from self-doubt to self-belief. We’ve looked at how your mindset can…
Debra and Kate explain how to banish the ‘What If’s’ from your vocabulary to be confident and grow from the challenges.
‘When we believe that we can develop our skills it feels easier to take a risk and try something new. We’re able to recognise that it’s our effort and our attitude that most influences our success.’
Are you in a confidence crisis? Learn to overcome and power through this moment from Kate and Debra.
Resilience, a word we all know but do we understand what it really means? Here Trusted Adviser, Facilitator and Coach Francine Paton shares her 3 simple strategies to help you build it.
‘That morning rush can only be described as an assault course as you hunt for shoes, battling through teeth brushing and negotiate the menu on offer for breakfast!’ Rachel Worden shares her 7 styling tips to help your morning routine run smoothly.
I just spent a weekend away with my girlfriend who’s struggling with what so many working women wrestle with. The confidence to make the change to do work she loves!
How can you start recognising your achievements and feel the strong positive energy? Learn to love the person on the inside! Kate and Debra share their secret to identifying what you have to offer.
Throughout the month of June, FlexCareers is celebrating the amazing work of our FlexCoahes who help our community and who embrace #workplaceflexibility. Over the next few weeks, you will be able to read about their flexible journey’s and why ‘Flex’ matters now and in the future.