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To every women over 40. Please stand up. There’s a revolution going on.

To every women over 40.  Please stand up. There’s a revolution going on.

“I don’t want to be irrelevant!” It’s a battle cry being taken up by women around the globe. And it’s changing the employment market. If you haven’t got yourself addicted yet, do yourself a favour and watch the Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin Netflix hit, “Grace and Frankie.” Like any great comedy, there’s a whole lot of […]

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How to get good part time work

How to get good part time work

How to get great part time work Here’s the latest tips from Petra Zinc – this time on how to get great part-time work. Here’s the transcript: Kathy Wilson: Last time we talked, we got really great responses, I think people like just the real talk, so my question today this: “If you want to […]

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How do I get the attention of a recruiter

How do I get the attention of a recruiter

I really enjoyed this conversation with Petra Zinc and particularly loved her answer to: “How do I get the attention of the right recruiter – and should I even bother?” Here’s the transcript (with the ands… and…umms removed to make us sound smarter: Kathy Wilson: Welcome Petra, I’ve been following you now for a little […]

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What privacy setting should you have on LinkedIn?

What privacy setting should you have on LinkedIn?

When you first start thinking about applying for a new job, you need the confidence to know that every single change you make isn’t broadcast to your entire network. You can do that through LinkedIn permissions. Here’s how: Go to me   Then click settings and privacy and toggle sharing profile edits to “No.”  

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What I Learned from 100 years of Rejection

What I Learned from 100 years of Rejection

Getting your dream job isn’t easy. It’s scary to put yourself out there and say “here I am.” One of the biggest barriers I see (in even the most qualified candidates) is a fear of rejection.That’s why I recommend this great Ted Talk called “What I Learned from 100 Years of Rejection” to everyone I […]

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Stop wasting everyone’s time by applying for jobs online….and what you should do instead

Stop wasting everyone’s time by applying for jobs online….and what you should do instead

Applying for jobs online? Don’t bother. First the bad news Less than 30% of all new jobs are ever advertised. It’s a sucky deal but its the way it is. This one, simple fact means that just about everyone is applying for jobs the wrong way. Sure. Applying for jobs online makes you feel like […]

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How to use LinkedIn jobs – without your boss knowing

How to use LinkedIn jobs – without your boss knowing

One of the main reasons, people stay from Linkedin when they first start thinking about changing jobs is that they don’t want to tip off their boss and colleagues. There are 3 easy things you can tweak to help put your mind at ease. 1 Change your permissions. Just making this one simple tweak means […]

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Time to Change Jobs? You Need These Apps for job hunters

Time to Change Jobs? You Need These Apps for job hunters

Update on Apps for Job hunters: Try this one as well… Apps for job hunters. Transitioning to a new job or career?  Use technology to your advantage. All the software and gadgets that have been ushered in by the digital age make it easier than ever to live. But they also make it easier to […]

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How to Get a Job in a Crowded Job Market

How to Get a Job in a Crowded Job Market

You enter the job market, just another face in the crowd. If you’re just a normal-looking, average, everyday John Smith or Jane Doe the task seems daunting. The big, obvious question is how to get a job? How are you supposed to compete against those who may give a better first impression or may seem […]

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How can we solve the gender pay gap?

How can we solve the gender pay gap?

This article was first published on AusMumpreneur. Australian women earn about 83¢ cents for every $1 a man earns. This statistic is according to a report by recruitment firm, Glassdoor and is based on an analysis of more than 534,000 salary reports between men and women around the world. A report by Hired found that […]

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