This article is written by David Taylor and is originally published by ABC News. When Debra Kightley lost a well-paid role in human resources in 2015, she lost more than just a job. "Just losing, I think, that sense of being who you are," the 52-year-old said. She's been picking up temporary work ever since. … Continue reading Redundancy and job insecurity are growing and it’s a problem for the economy at large
For many of us, staying with a company long-term can be a blessing. We know and love our organisation. We’re given opportunities to learn and grow, if we want them. We have the ability to accrue benefits such as long-service leave. We’re comfortable, and above all else, we’re happy. But with the troubling news that … Continue reading The job market has changed. Here’s how to catch up.
This article is authored by Nina Perry, Career Coach and Director of Careerdiem, part of the Career Money Life Supplier Community. Have you heard about, Marie Kondo? The most revered organiser at this very moment? In a nutshell, Marie advocates for going through all of your belongings, sorting them, and keeping only things that “spark joy”. … Continue reading Can you Marie Kondo your career?
Every job comes with its own challenges and occasional stressful situations, but if you find yourself getting a case of the Monday blues every single day of the week, then you may be dealing with a toxic workplace. While there are accepted cultural differences with office dynamics such as pace, punctuality, and appropriate language, some … Continue reading 3 Ways to Cope with a Toxic Office Culture
This article is authored by Nina Perry, Career Coach and Director of Careerdiem, part of the Career Money Life Supplier Community. I have a confession to make. Once I was so bored with my job, I used to go into the toilet and watch the second hand of my watch tick past. For 5 minutes. Not … Continue reading 5 tips for survival when you’re in a job that is just not right for you.