If you’ve read anything or spoken to anyone over the past 5 years, you’ll have heard the phrase “personal branding”. The problem is that not all the information out there is good. And that’s being generous, actually. Not much of it is any good.
I have just finished 15 weeks of full paid parental leave. Yesterday, I returned to work. My employer, PwC Australia gave me the opportunity to stay at home for over 3 months to look after my 6-9 month old son as my wife returned to part-time work, whilst I remained on full pay. I started out thinking of…
If you’ve had a career break, it’s normal to feel nervous about your job interview. Most likely you’ll wonder if your skills are up to date, be anxious about how you’ll come across, and worry how you might measure up to other candidates who are not returning from a career break. Yes, you need to…
What can you do, and what do you need to bear in mind, when you are negotiating an offer?
FlexCoach Caroline McGuire discusses some of the ways in which a coach can help you to recognise, focus on, and achieve your goals.
FlexCoaches Debra Close and Kate Wilkie specialise in mothers. They help mothers to be more resilient, to rediscover their mojo and can help you to find your work tribe.
Working Mum is a catchy title, it tells you how it is, it’s a badge of honour, but does it do more harm than good for you in business?
If you have been out of the workforce for a few years, or are not 100% confident in putting together a great outfit, deciding what to wear for an interview can be daunting. Personal Stylist Shannon Johnson believes everyone should have an interview-worthy professional outfit in their wardrobe – here are her top tips for getting it right:
Your online profiles across your different job search platforms are like your shop front window. In addition to your FlexCareers profile, you may like to create a Linkedin profile – here’s how.
To give yourself the best chance at securing a new role when you return to work, identify the skills and experience you have developed during your break.
If you find yourself sending your CV to every potential job, but are getting nowhere, it’s time to self-critique your own CV to make your CV jump out in the mass of applications
FlexCoach Elly Stone shares her maternity leave tips to get you moving in the right direction
This is how one member of the FlexCommunity found a great job. *Hint – it’s easy, and it saves you from wasting your time too
With tax time just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what you are entitled to claim for your tax deductions. As busy working parents, it’s easy to overlook your eligible tax deductions. However, when you think about the extra cash you get back, its worthwhile spending a little time gathering relevant information.
When we bring our whole self to work and it is very difficult to separate all the elements of our lives and our persona, and can’t help but bring our work home at night, it’s time we started thinking in terms of a work-life blend
If you’re at a point in your career that you want to make a change, then follow these points to make sure you do it with ease and confidence.
With over half of us unhappy in our jobs, it’s somewhat unsurprising if you find yourself pondering a different career.
Here are a few ways that you can heighten your chances of making a success out of being a home worker.
The way we work in the future and the industries with jobs growth will look very different to the labour market of today.
Whether you are returning to your previous role or seeking a new position, it’s important to know what is important to you.