THE CHANGEROOM :: CAREER CHANGE CASE STUDY by JobFlex Considering a new career? Thinking about making the leap from full-time to part-time employment? Each week JobFlex profiles a member of the community who has jumped into the deep end headfirst and made a significant change to their work life! Name Maria Shaflender. What was your previous occupation? Senior
CAREER MUM – JUGGLING WORK AND FAMILY by Christine Tylee, consultant with The Body Shop At Home When juggling the responsibilities of work life and being a mum, sometimes it seems impossible to keep all the balls in the air. Finding a balance between work and family is hard, but here are some strategies to help along
WHAT IS YOUR DREAM JOB? by JobFlex If you could have any job in the world, what would it be? It’s a tough one… is it the job you have now (hopefully it is!) or one that is slightly left of centre. JobFlex asked range of different people what their dream job is. It’s inspiring to hear
FROM NOW TO THEN – WHAT DID YOU LEARN? by JobFlex Do you remember your first job? Was it mundane, boring and did you feel like you had so much more to offer? Or was it terribly exciting, earning your first paycheck and feeling like you were contributing to society? CEO of JobFlex, Don Robertson’s first
DO YOU EVER FEEL LIKE ITS GROUND HOG DAY: Here’s inspiration for change! by JobFlex Do you feel like your work life is one endless ground-hog day? Want to get off the mouse-wheel and make a career change or start your own business but not sure if you can do it, where to start or
Redundancy – Coping and thriving with the change by John Davies, Director at Chorus Executive It feels personal… but it’s not. Intellectually you know that redundancies are a company’s way to survive a harsh economic climate, market instability or increasingly competitive industry conditions. It is a strategic business decision that unfortunately happens to involve employees.
STOP THINKING – TAKE ACTION by Steve Gray, known as “The Leadership Guy” Being made redundant or facing a redundancy is tricky . Often people go into some form of denial, “It wasn’t my fault” or they try to justify it with “Those idiots don’t know a good employee when they see one…” and so
3 REASONS WHY YOU DIDN’T GET THAT PROMOTION by Josh Johnston at Lifelong One of the biggest things we look to, when gauging our success at work, is how often we are promoted. Climbing your way up the corporate ladder, rung by rung, has been the pre-occupation for many of us over the years.
IT’S A WILD RIDE by Sputnik When it comes to job hunting, there’s good news and there’s bad news. The good news is, there’s no magic formula required. Unfortunately, the bad news is, there’s no magic formula! You have to get out and do it! It’d be lovely to think there’s a tip or trick that’s going
A JOB SEARCH STORY by Anna Kochetkova The Russian Hunter in Australia I do not fall under Australia born or skilled migrants’ category; however also struggled to find the job of my dreams for a very long time. I have been an international student in Sydney since 2008 which made my journey even more