2 years working in her own business, a failed partnership and barely any cashflow coming in; Poh was struggling to make ends meet. She had to make the tough decision. It was to either keep trying or look for a job. The decision wasn’t easy but Poh felt it was time to seek new career opportunities. Having professional knowledge and experience working as an Analyst for large firms prior to…

I have known people who have spent ALMOST $100K in qualifications and STILL haven’t got into the career they want. Did you ever think that your degree will just be a piece of paper you frame and hang up on your wall? No, right! Today’s reality is that employers are no longer looking for people who have a great education. They want people with strong soft skills. There is a…

What if I told you that you don’t have to walk blind-folded when it comes to your career? AND you can actually avoid  risks in your professional journey? It is a challenging era for people these days. The job landscape is changing. Navigating your career path on your own is becoming like straight out of the movie of “Mission Impossible”. You waste more time, more money and most importantly you…

The ways to land the next job in the nowadays job market are changing rapidly. And so is the Resume writing process! We have been following some really old rules (and some job-seekers still do) when it comes to creating the document that holds the destiny of your future dream job. And we never questioned them. We found ourselves bound to some guidelines that remain valid only for a different…

How important is it for companies to have their own personal brand? It is the most important element that determines their success in attracting potential and returning costumers. Nowadays, not only companies are differentiating themselves through their personal brand. It is people too. Personal branding, the art of promoting ourselves and a key skill to progress in our careers. It is a tool that distinguishes yourself from others who are competing…

While you may be thinking of tax returns and how much you’re getting back (or how much you owe), when it comes around the end of financial year, have you ever considered how it may affect your career or job? You start off the year full of dreams and goals. Have your heart set on that new job or promotion. Or simply promised yourself that you wouldn’t stay in that demotivating…

If you’ve been following along in the news, there have been some major shakeups with the big players of late. In November NAB announced 6000 traditional jobs going, and 2000 new jobs to be created with a focus on hiring technology specialists to combat the ever-increasing hunger for AI, robotics and automation. And Telstra’s latest announcement to release 8000 executive and middle management positions comes as quite a blow. Whilst…