careers


How do Introverted Job-Hunters Market Themselves?


How do Introverted Job-Hunters Market Themselves?

As an introverted job-hunter there are some fundamental challenges ahead which stem largely from the need to market yourself combined with your natural aversion to self-promotion. I have two close friends running their own business and one spends considerable time putting together monthly newsletters, running promotions and other marketing campaigns, the other relies on word-of-mouth for […]

Education Changes proposed in 2017 Federal Budget


Education Changes proposed in 2017 Federal Budget

A quick trawl through the morning papers provides an indication of what yesterday’s 2017 Federal Budget will mean for Australian education, both schools and tertiary education, and future employment prospects. Here’s an overview of the main changes: Schools will receive an additional $18.6 bn over 10 years to be distributed on a needs-based model (in line […]

Recipient of Sue Seawright Award for Excellence 2016


Recipient of Sue Seawright Award for Excellence 2016

I was delighted, and surprised, to be chosen as the 2016 recipient of the Sue Seawright Award last week. Recognising excellence of a career practitioner and voted for by peers, the award was presented by Stephen Wyatt, the Victorian President of the Careers Development Association of Australia (CDAA) at a professional development/annual awards & recognition […]