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Can you design your future?

Can you design your future?

Look, none of us can predict the future but that doesn’t mean you can’t take steps now to help steer it in a direction that #sparksjoy. How can you do that, I hear you ask? Well friends, let me introduce you to this delightful little theory of Life Design.Drawing on...

Six ways to fast track your career progression

Six ways to fast track your career progression

Have you ever been frustrated, waiting for your manager to offer you a promotion, or wondered what more you could do to stand out from your peers? Use these tips and tricks to get the recognition you deserve and fast-track your progression. 1. Set your career (and...

Fitting in(stitutions) while Black

Fitting in(stitutions) while Black

Recently, myself and a colleague wrote an article at The Conversation examining some nuances of working while Black. We use the word Black to refer to political identities connected to ancestry, as well as a cultural and social experience of race and to...

How to make a difference as a mentor in 4 easy ways

How to make a difference as a mentor in 4 easy ways

What makes a mentor stand out? We all have people in our lives that we find inspiring, motivating, and driven, but the secret to being a mentor is more than just enthusiasm (although that never goes to waste!)From sharing their knowledge and expertise to providing...

4 signs a healthcare career may be right for you

4 signs a healthcare career may be right for you

The healthcare industry offers various rewarding career paths. You have the opportunity to make a significant difference in individual patients' lives and the community at large. Lucrative salaries are also a feature of many roles in the sector. The Australian...

5 tips for preparing for a career in IT

5 tips for preparing for a career in IT

Information technology is a booming industry offering a variety of jobs. It's an excellent field for those looking for a chance to advance and earn a solid income. In January 2020, records indicated at least 3 million people held jobs in some part of IT in America.If...

The word ‘supervisor’ has ‘super’ in it

The word ‘supervisor’ has ‘super’ in it

Picture this: you have landed your dream internship/job. It is your first day at your new gig. You are introduced to a room full of the brightest individuals who will now be your colleagues. You are determined to make the most out of this opportunity you have received...

3 ways to grow in your corporate career

3 ways to grow in your corporate career

Most people want to feel valued in the career they choose, and oftentimes, individuals will feel a slow burnout if they aren't seeing their work and efforts acknowledged. It can take time to find a job you feel invested in and choosing a career often comes down to not...

How to start your career in customer success

How to start your career in customer success

You know when you witness a terrible decision and can almost feel the lost potential? That’s the foundation of my career in customer success. It started the way most business ventures do - with an idea. I’d seen CEOs spend millions on product development, only for...

10 tips for achieving career fulfilment

10 tips for achieving career fulfilment

For some people, a job is just a means to an end. However, for many people, a job must be more than just a paycheck. These tips can help you achieve career fulfilment. 1. Discover your purposeWhether you work in education or eCommerce fulfillment one of the keys to a...

Considering tech’s impact on your non-tech career

Considering tech’s impact on your non-tech career

We are living in a digital age, and the use of technology across all industries will only continue to grow. Even if you are seeking a career in a non-tech-related field, you will undoubtedly have interactions with tech in some way and will even potentially be required...