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Is your work environment displaying signs of a Toxic Workplace?

As Christmas approaches more people are planning to escape their place of employment especially if it displays signs of a Toxic Workplace. In this blog, I will touch on why is it happening today and what signs to look out for. Today, I think we are witnessing a major shake-up of the corporate sector &…Read More

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Role of Parents in Career Guidance- How to help not hinder Career Choice for Students

Parenting teenagers today is a challenging experience. It’s a steep learning curve for both parent and teenager when it comes to behavioural expectations, developmental changes and getting through the education system. So what happens when you both contemplate what lies beyond the school gate? Panic ! As a parent, you try to control your own…Read More

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Reasons for Leaving a Job in 2020

We have all been there before, ‘the exit interview’, the moment HR sit you down and want you to tell them the truth as to why you’re resigning from work. By the stage of the exit interview, you feel angry, confused, emotional and feel extremely vulnerable particularly if you don’t have another job to go…Read More

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Learning to Say No at Work- It may Help your Career in the Long Run

When somebody says ‘No’, our human instinct is to have a negative reaction. Obviously, we have asked for something we need or want, and the other party is not having a bar of it. But what if I told you learning to say no could be a positive outcome for the person seeking something from…Read More

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Feeling Lost Career Wise? Let’s talk Career Change

If you are Feeling Lost Career Wise, the solution may be to Change Careers If you are feeling lost in your 20s and early 30s, graduated from university with one or two degrees, worked a number of years, hating your job, and your feeling lost, you may be needing a Quarter Life Crisis Career Change….Read More

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Mindset for Success in your Career Life

According to Stanford psychologist Dr Carol Dweck, author of the book Mindset, to attain a mindset for success requires you to put in effort and learn to embrace failure along the way. In her research, Dweck worked with primary school children to discover an interesting link between levels of ability and motivation. Her research has…Read More

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4 Career Lessons I Learnt Last Week

After being sick over the last couple of weeks, I am glad to be online again. I thought I would share what I have learnt in the last week. After getting the flu for the first two weeks, I did what everybody is expected to do, drink fluids, rest etc and eventually I got better….Read More

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What are Stem Careers and Why is Stem Important

The push is on to encourage existing workers and our youth to move into STEM Careers as economies around the world are acknowledging the need to have these STEM skills and knowledge for their growth into the future. First, let’s define what STEM is. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Science has a…Read More

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Teenager Career Advice- 6 Career Guidance Tips for Parents of Teenagers

Research conducted by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research in June 2014 has confirmed that parental influence plays a highly significant role in a teenager’s career aspirations. Parents take note, I want to share some career advice for teenagers to get you started. 1. Listen to your Teenager’s Career Aspirations Clear your busy schedule for some time…Read More

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Getting a Job- Why it is so Important

Have you ever wondered what impact work has on your well-being? Professor David Blustein understands its impact better than anyone and has authored a book called The Psychology of Working where the role of work in people’s lives is examined. The Professor is from the Department of Counselling, Developmental and Educational Psychology at the Lynch…Read More

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