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graduate jobs

Surviving as a student in a world where your job future is uncertain.

It’s no secret that the future of work is uncertain. As a student it’s easy to think that the odds are stacked against you. I recently surveyed to a group Millennial students, all from a diverse range of educational backgrounds and was surprised to hear their feedback. Honestly speaking, I fit into that group, a…
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Mentoring

Meet the man who has inspired me

We all get dealt out different hands. My dad has overcome his life challenges and is the biggest career inspiration me. Born to a working class family and diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at twelve, my Dad, Gary Walton, still achieved his limitless potential. Forty-five years ago, the technology for diabetes is not what it is…
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gender parity

Attention all career focused women: STOP doing this one thing

“But I don’t have enough experience. I know they want someone with a strong background in corporate finance” I sat, watching my private coaching client explain why she wasn’t right for the role. She had just spent the last ten minutes outlining what was wrong with that business unit. They were amidst a huge transition…
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career advice

Chasing your dream job? Do this and you won’t regret it.

We all have our dream job. You know the ideal one that we strive so hard to get. I had one. I had always dreamed of working for a large corporate company making a name for myself in PR. I was on a mission with tunnel vision on a single goal. It was not only…
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Networking

5 things to know about LinkedIn

Whether you’re a student at a university or the CEO of a multinational company, chances are you own a LinkedIn profile. And if you don’t, I strongly recommend you do as LinkedIn is the biggest professional network in the world with over 500 million unique accounts. Why is LinkedIn important for your career? The world…
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promotion

The key to your limitless potential.

“Mummy, it sports carnival day!” my 5-year-old, squealing with delight as she pranced around the house. I broke into a smile. From year one to six, I came last in every sports carnival race there was. Everyone had crossed the finish line, and there I was, huffing and puffing down the 100-meter track. Every year,…
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Leadership

Why you don’t need to wait for your next promotion to be a leader.

Through Project Lucy, I have the opportunity to work with ex-offenders. I help them to unlock their potential and kick-start their lives with building meaningful careers when they are released. The truth is, I go to prison to help them, but the secret is they actually help me. Their leadership blows me away. I see…
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talent

Two questions you must answer to harness your limitless potential

I love Oprah. Who doesn’t? She is named “most influential woman of her generation.” Wikipedia defines her as a media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. Oprah isn’t the most technically trained. She didn’t study at the best schools but yet, she has resounding success in everything she does. How does she do…
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Gender Diversity

What the latest Australian Census results say about the future of our labor market.

The results are in. For the first time, there are more women (51%) than men (49%) in Australia. Then why is it, that our nations most senior leadership roles are still being dominated by men? Female representation on our ASX 200 boards has climbed to an all-time high of 25.4% We still have a way…
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