Whether you’re working up the courage to talk to an attractive stranger of feeling awkward at a social or business event, the conversation topics will get you off to a winning start. Conversation Topic: Ask for a helping hand “Helping questions are great conversation starters because when a person helps you it forms natural bonds. … Continue reading 37 conversation starters that make you instantly interesting
This article is authored by Jenna Price and is originally published by The Age. It isn’t very often that I start crying midway through an interview. I’ve interviewed Marian Baird, professor of gender and employment relations at the University of Sydney, so many times over the years. But those first interviews were always about how … Continue reading The nightmare that’s been waiting to hit Australian women
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.