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Millennials in the Workplace- Should I Stay or Should I Go?

There is a significant shift happening in our workplaces today and it involves millennial employees. If you are born between 1980 and 1995, you are amongst many who are unhappy and thinking should I quit my job or should I stay?   Millennials in the workplace have very different ideas about what they want out…Read More

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Does a High ATAR Score 99.95% guarantee you a Happy and Successful Career?

Not necessarily. In the past we have seen that of more than 65,000 school leavers in NSW, only 48 of them achieved HSC ATAR scores of 99.95% that will allow them to apply for medicine at Sydney University. The Sydney Morning Herald reported that of this 48 some would still miss out on the 30…Read More

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Career Change after the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games for a Gifted Elite Athlete

The Winter Olympics has arrived with a spectacular opening ceremony to kick off the games. I love to see gifted elite sportsmen & women at their potential but have you ever wondered what happens post-Olympics for them when they return to their respective countries. Many have dedicated 10 years plus to prepare for the games,…Read More

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Secret Life of Walter Mitty Movie- Review from Career Perspective

If your looking for a good movie to watch on Netflix when your at home relaxing after work, I highly recommend Ben Stiller’s film, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Movie. The film is a modern take on James Thurber’s short story of 1939. Screen writer Steve Conrad, brings the story of an ordinary working…Read More

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Can’t find a Job? Time to have a closer look.

Your Biggest Barrier if you can’t find a job   If you are an adult looking for a job and have been unsuccessful to date, there is a common belief that age may be the biggest barrier to getting a job or changing careers. While this could be the case in some instances, unfortunately what…Read More

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Want a New Career Path? So who is in your way.

Let’s start with a checklist of questions. Who feels trapped in a daily job that they absolutely hate? Who has knots on their stomach on Sunday night knowing they have to go to work on Monday morning? Who has no idea what to do or how to choose a New Career? Well you are not…Read More

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Dream Job in Mind? – 4 Career Lessons from MasterChef Australia

If you didn’t think getting a dream job was possible, you were not watching last night’s MasterChef Australia. As 1.4 million viewers tuned in for last night’s grand finale of Australia’s MasterChef 2015, deserving winner Billie McKay showed she had the sturdy determination to realise her dream job despite being behind 4 points after the…Read More

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Taking Charge of your Career Plan

We all know that age discrimination is alive and kicking and against the law but don’t let that stop you. As Bear Grylls says “improvise, adapt, overcome, it’s the key to survival”. I meet a lot of over 50-year-olds that look and feel defeated in their quest to find a job. They have been loyal,…Read More

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What Should I Do with My Life?

It’s the question “What should I do with my life” many 30-year-olds are asking themselves amongst the chaos of political, environmental and economic changes around the world. Many are confused about the career path they have chosen or perhaps they have tried many jobs and now are reaching 30 dissatisfied with their efforts and the…Read More

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What Job Do I Want? Get Your Answer

If you are aged between 18 to 25 years of age, does the question ‘What Job Do I Want’? sound familiar. It’s a question that floats in everybody’s head at some stage of their career journey. You ask your friends, family and yourself numerous times entertaining various career pathways but you still get stuck. It…Read More

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