Throughout the month of June, FlexCareers is celebrating the amazing work of our FlexCoahes in helping our community and embracing #workplaceflexibility. Over the next few weeks, you will be able to read about their flexible journey’s and why ‘Flex’ matters.
More and more people I talk to are looking for choice and control over their time and effort and it seems some employers are listening, but not enough. There is significant evidence that well-managed, flexible work practices lead to greater engagement and motivation and sustainable businesses.
In this series, we introduce you to our panel of FlexCoaches, each who offer a complimentary 30-minute chemistry session to our community. This week we meet Julie Lines who is passionate and committed to helping people achieve personal and professional growth.
We are hard-wired to formulate impressions each time we see something, hear something, read something and meet someone. This is no different when it comes to applying for jobs. It is easy for most of us to communicate and most of us would say we are good at it. However, when applying for a job and during an interview, how you relay your message to the other person is considered an ‘art’.
‘I can imagine some of you may be thinking, ‘How on earth can I put time and energy into focussing on my own well-being when I already have so much on my plate?’ With some guidance, it can be a simple process’.
In this series, we introduce you to our panel of FlexCoaches, each who offer a complimentary 30-minute chemistry session to our community. This week we meet Shannon Young who is passionate about helping individuals re-engage with the passion that drives them at home and at work.
In this series, we introduce you to our panel of experienced career and life coaches. This week we meet Jo Muir, who is passionate about supporting parents to return to work and assisting them to negotiate flexible work arrangements.
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.
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!
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.
Self-criticism can stop things from happening and influence decisions and choices we make. But what if there was a way to overcome or at least manage the Inner Critic?
Recent research suggests that we will have six careers in our lifetime and around 17 jobs. It sounds crazy, but with a national average tenure of around 3 years, the numbers certainly do add up. Given what we know about the evolving future of work, are you prepared?
Flexibility – No doubt as a parent to young children; flexible working arrangements to allow for child care, pick-ups, sick days and school holidays are essential. The question is when do flexible working arrangements, in particular, for parents, cease to be essential? Well, as a parent to 3 adults and seemingly out the other side…
We recently asked some of our community members to share the best career advice they had ever received or their career mantra. Here is what they had to say: