For me, trying to change careers has been like trying to change my lifestyle habits. I get into a rut and don’t know how to get out of it. FlexCoach Thai Ngo explains why, at times, we find it hard to change careers and what we can do differently.
Who wouldn’t love to predict the future? FlexCoach Kate Wilkie offers some great tips on how to visualise your future and take positive steps to make it happen!
Job hunting can sometimes feel like we are stumbling through the dark. Trying to navigate our way through a process that may be unfamiliar or different to what we are used to. Recently, a community member asked for some help with getting a foothold in a new job marketplace ‘I just wanted to ask for your…
Before I started this job I didn’t really have a clear understanding of what a career coach did. And now that I do, guest author Betsy Shepard Reed shares these 4 questions to help you decide if you need one.
In our quest for better business, we can sometimes feel like it’s appropriate to switch off our softer, quieter emotions so we can get more done. There is, however, a case to be made for injecting a little more compassion into our days in the office.
Working from home can seem like the holy grail of work-life balance – no more long commutes or expensive wardrobes, and more time to spend with the people that matter most to you. But even for the most focused and motivated person, long periods of time without social interaction and a lack of work-life boundaries can be a challenge. So how can you really get the best of both worlds?
FlexCareers Co-Founder Joel McInnes has helped hundreds of women return to work. But how did his perception change when his wife went through the process after an 8-year career break?
Mum of three Karina Kiley was pregnant with her daughter when she saw that FlexCareers employer partner Essential Energy was hiring for apprentice power-line workers. Heavily pregnant, Karina didn’t expect to get an interview, let alone be offered the job – find out how she has got on.
FlexCareers is incredibly excited to launch our latest product, further cementing our reputation as Australia and New Zealand’s most experienced Return to Work partner. If you need to source talent for an upcoming Return to Work program, or are looking for an employer that will offer you a fully supported route back into your career, then FlexCareers has the technology, and the connections, to help.
Most of us have been there – the comfortable job that we do well, surrounded by a great team. But is it fulfilling your ambition and potential? Irene McConnell, career and personal branding expert, gives her top tips for breaking free and moving onwards and upwards!
Those who are ‘all heart’ are rightfully nature’s true born leaders. It is a sign of high emotional intelligence and a hallmark of great leadership. Read why it is a strength.
In this series, we introduce you to our FlexCoaches. Get to know Thai here.
Written by a FlexCareers community member, this article explains how regular exercise helps with self-confidence in the workplace. It’s going to be a busy run into Christmas, boost your energy levels and focus your mind on the job ahead!
Returning to work after several years away is challenging, without a doubt. To succeed we need support, and flexibility to manage the curveballs life throws at us and our family. The Deloitte Return to Work program is structured to facilitate this balance between work and life, promoting personal wellness whilst creating a professional impact. Take the leap and apply.
Don’t be fooled into thinking that the jobs market shuts up shop over Christmas! For many of us the job hunting will continue – here are some great tips from FlexCoach Kate Wilkie on staying positive and focussed over the holidays.
FlexCareers Co-Founder Joel McInnes on having a more optimistic view on the changing world of work.
Confidence can often be the first emotion to take a hit while looking for employment. However, that doesn’t need to be the case if you follow these 5 steps Caroline McGuire recommends.
Are you creating an environment where your words, your actions and the example you set as a leader, inspires these kinds of feelings? Or is the soil dry and dusty from neglect and lack of rain?
Phone interviews are often the first step in the process and require just as much preparation as face-to-face interviews. In fact, I would say even more preparation is needed for a phone interview…
FlexCoach Pam Dell discusses some ways in which you can approach the flexible working conversation, that will set both you and your organisation up for success.