Career Woman

  • How to escape workplace drama and keep your reputation intact

    Many years ago, I worked with a person who said to me: Michelle, you can get to a certain level in your career by being good at what you do.  But if you want to go any further, you...

  • Job-hunting tips to forge a career you will love

    If you want to job hunt successfully, then you’ll need to make sure that you use certain techniques as this will help you to stand out from the competition while also helping you to succeed in a very competitive...

  • Sitting is the new smoking – What to do about it

    With so much going for being physically active, the paradox is that for a number of reasons we have become increasingly sedentary. This comes at a terrible cost: for 2013 this was estimated at INT$54 billion in direct costs...

  • 5 Ways leaders should emphasize workplace safety

    A safe work environment is a happier and less stressful place to be as an employee and a leader. No company wants to have to deal with injuries in the workplace, and they will show you this through their...

  • Presenting yourself on a video conference: The basics

    Presenting yourself on a video conference: The basics

    Working remotely is becoming increasingly normal. It’s not even limited to conferences and collaboration, all aspects of a business are not happening remotely. While it might be the need of the hour in this dire but temporary global situation,...

  • Creating a productive office environment

    The office! Somewhere that a lot of the really good stuff happens in a business. The creative juices are flowing. Big conversations. Pitches are prepared, and those substantial contracts are getting signed. So creating a productive office environment is...

  • The essential skills you need for the future of work

    The essential skills you need for the future of work

    The future of work is defined by more than just technological change. It is also impacted by sociological change. As of 2020 there were more Australians born since 1980 than before it, meaning that Generation Y (born 1980 to...

  • How to continue advancing your career despite the global threat

    With these tough times, the global economy is in a downward spiral. The unemployment rate is increasing at a high rate as companies are downsizing and asking very little of their employees. The COVID-19 pandemic is inevitably a significant...

  • Why you should background check a future employer

    Accepting the wrong job can have very important consequences on your general wellbeing. A toxic job environment may have a harmful effect on your mental and physical health, and your financial livelihood. But how to make sure you are...