How Employers could help celebrate Naidoc Week 2016

Naidoc week is an important day to acknowledge on Australia’s national calendar. It is a week to celebrate the history and culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Employers all over the country should be using this week to celebrate the achievements of their Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander employees and to celebrate the … Read more

Staying Happy and Healthy: The Work-Life Balance

Staying healthy isn’t just about keeping fit and eating well. Looking after your mental wellbeing is paramount in leading a healthy and happy lifestyle – by Monique Ceccato My friends Adelle, Emily, Jenelle and I launched our latest venture, Fit Club Perth in August 2015. The response we have had to our initiative that aims … Read more

Learnings From My First 12 Months In Business

Starting your own business isn’t for the faint-hearted. It’s bloody hard work, and at times you just want to throw in the towel, but if you persist it can be worth it. I mean, look at me now…a load more white hairs, slightly crazier, more creative, and definitely a whole lot happier. Here’s some learning’s … Read more

Why your LinkedIn profile can be like a fantastic burger

As a recruiter, I love LinkedIn. Not all the roles I work would be advertised on websites such as Seek so a large proportion of my time can be spent headhunting. Your LinkedIn profile is a great way to advertise yourself. To show off what you do, what make you – you, and also what … Read more

Be like Bamboo in your next Interview

Job Interviews, Public Speaking and Taxes are are three (semi-masochistic but) necessary experiences. I enjoy professional Job interviews; they have been one of the best character building experiences for me so far. All are fear-inducing, thrilling and potentially rewarding; but can you balance your sense of self and your professional appeal in a job interview? … Read more

Understanding Gen-Y & the Barnum (effect)

Since starting my own career journey in the glossed halls of retail in 2008, I have had some compelling experiences. As a result, I am motivated to improve the experience of Gen Y in our workplaces. As a paid employee and Intern/Volunteer, I have regularly witnessed and experienced (the) varying degrees of success in the … Read more