Redundancy and job insecurity are growing and it’s a problem for the economy at large

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

The job market has changed. Here’s how to catch up.

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.

Money Mules: Identity Protection

The below article is submitted to us by Equifax and is originally published on their website. What is a money mule? If you’ve ever seen a job advert which seemed too good to be true, you might have missed the opportunity of a lifetime – or you could have just narrowly avoided being a money … Continue reading Money Mules: Identity Protection

37 conversation starters that make you instantly interesting

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

The nightmare that’s been waiting to hit Australian women

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