This article is authored by Tim Herrera and is originally published by The New York Times. We’ve all felt it before: that weird mix of jealousy and pride when a friend accomplishes something that we also want to accomplish. It’s perfectly natural, and there are plenty of ways to deal with it. But sometimes, buried in … Continue reading Feel Like You Haven’t Hit Your Peak Yet? It’s Never Too Late
This article is originally published by The Atlantic. Perhaps you are one of the lucky ones. Perhaps you have reached your 40s, 50s, or 60s blissfully happy in your job. You are engaged, fulfilled, and challenged. Your work draws on your natural talents and passions. If so, feel free to skip this article. The rest of … Continue reading Starting a New Career in Midlife
This article is originally published by the HRM. Failure to understand “genuine redundancy” could see employers facing an unfair dismissal claim. It’s a common misconception that employees dismissed on redundancy grounds cannot claim unfair dismissal. While it’s not typical for these employees to do so, there are some cases that show employers may risk a … Continue reading When does a redundancy become an unfair dismissal?
This article originally appeared in the September 2018 edition of HRM magazine. Is this recruitment staple past its prime? Skills-based assessments are a better indicator of a candidate’s suitability for a role. Paul D’Arcy, senior vice-president of Indeed, doesn’t mince words when it comes to the future of recruitment and job hunting. The resume should die, he says. The humble resume, … Continue reading Is the resume dead?
This article is originally published by Business Insider. As eager travellers, Australians naturally make up a large portion of the international expat community. According to the ABS, an Australian resident moves overseas every minute and 51 seconds. The international money transfer business recently analysed seven countries to see how they compare with Australia against the jobs … Continue reading Here’s how Australia’s cost of living compares to other countries around the world