A quick Google of the term, tells us that: “On the internet, a digital footprint is the term used to describe the trail, traces, or footprints that people leave online”. (more…)
I recently volunteered to speak about career development to a support group for people living with depression and anxiety, and I listened to stories of devastation, disengagement, embarrassment and stress as they shared their journeys of working with depression and/or anxiety. (more…)
There’s that collective grown again; no one likes writing selection criteria responses (well, at least no one I know). However, as my last post stated, the need for the skill of responding to selection criteria questions is not a dying art. Unfortunately. (more…)
Did I just hear a collective groan when you read about selection criteria? I don’t know a single person who doesn’t feel your pain. Put quite simply, selection criteria response writing sucks. (more…)
We’ve all seen the Résumé Builders available online often on job boards, career resource websites, and <gasp> career development websites. They are often free and for many people, they provide the quick fix for the chore of writing their own résumé that they have been looking for. However,is it really the answer for Australian jobseekers? (more…)
Poverty. It’s a word that many of us associate with African nations, 40hr World Famine and pictures of small children suffering from starvation. And we would be right – this is extreme poverty. But it is not the only kind of poverty that humans on this earth suffer. And you don’t have to live in the third world to experience it. (more…)
The way a person thinks affects the way a person acts. The phrase “thinking positive” is not borne from nothing – we create our own attitude through the way we think and this informs the way we act. Consciously changing the way that we think can positively affect the way that we are responded to in the workplace and in our lives as well.
Perhaps you have seen the infographics and lists that detail the traits of successful people pitted against the traits of unsuccessful people that are available all over the internet? I started out thinking that these were a great way of confronting people with the reality of their behavioural patterns and introducing them to the idea that success comes from within (and ipso facto so does a lack thereof). Identifying traits on both lists can be quite eye-opening.