Career Woman

  • Nail your job interview: insider secrets from a top recruiter

    Nail your job interview: insider secrets from a top recruiter

    After 18 years in recruitment and placing more than 1000 people into their next role, the number one question I receive is why am I being knocked back?  There are some common pitfalls you can avoid, irrespective of which company...

  • The MBA for very busy women

    The MBA for very busy women

    Juggling a full-time career or business with family life is difficult. Now try to throw a university course into that mix… is it any wonder that many women feel they don’t have time to study for an MBA? However,...

  • Should you ever work for free?

    Should you ever work for free?

    As General Manager of Muffin Break Natalie Brennan recently discovered thanks to social media, not everyone thinks it’s OK to ask people to work for free.  Brennan told news.com.au “There’s just nobody walking in my door asking for an...

  • 7 Tips to help career women cope with travel fatigue

    We often have to travel for business these days, and that means we have to cope with the stress associated with all the different modes of transport such as road, rail, water, or air. Long journeys can be particularly...

  • You’ve got this: Deal with somebody taking credit for your work

    Dr Froswa’ Booker-Drew answers your questions, putting her years of experience and practice into the goal of solving those knotty problems that beset us, and assuring us: ‘you’ve got this’. If you’d like Froswa’ to look at your particular...

  • You are already management material

    As a woman, whether you are a wife and mother or not, you learn early on that nurturing, multi-tasking, and taking charge of a situation come instinctively. It may take a while before you realize that those are natural...

  • Why we need more women in the boardroom

    It will come as no surprise to learn there is a lack of women in the world’s boardrooms; which means that there is a complete lack of diversity and businesses are not serving their customers in the best way...

  • The best types of breaks to take at work (that improve your health)

    Depending on how much you love your job, and to some extent, your work ethic, breaks are either the highlight of the day, or something that gets in the way of actually doing work. The stereotypical workaholic tends to...

  • The art of negotiating salary during the job interview

    Most people don’t like talking about money, and so negotiating the starting salary for a new role is something many people dread. However, when you shy away from negotiating you are walking away from lots of potential upsides: increased...