Career Q&A: Why You Must Back Yourself

This month we are fortunate to have Ryan Bishop from Boom Studios in Melbourne, share his career story. Ryan has stayed true to his early interest in designing and creating and is recognised for his innovation in printing, branding, pop up stores and creative fabrication.   Tell us a little about a day in the […]

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Good news from future Australian job forecasts for those seeking flexible career change options

Flexibility to ensure I can actively participate in my family’s activities, is the number one influencer for my decision to run my business, Think Bespoke.    When I share my own career journey with clients, I emphasise that my desire to have a flexible lifestyle drove my decision to start and run my business, not the […]

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Focus: How single tasking can improve your productivity and creativity

Whenever my parents attended my secondary school parent teacher interviews there was a consistent message from most teachers. ‘Karen is doing well, but needs to stop distracting others’. You see, I somehow managed to chit chat in class and still get my work done.  As the years have passed I have sustained my ability to […]

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Believe in yourself

I met quite an inspiring CEO of an educational training organisation last week.  She has at least 10 years ahead of me in mentoring experience and had 3 key stories she kindly shared with me over lunch.  It was a women in business lunch and, folks, these power events can be scary. So it was […]

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6 Tips for a Healthy Resume

If you are considering updating your resume, or just wondering how effective your current approach to applying for jobs is, here are some tips to check the health of your resume and approach.   1. Every opportunity requires a revised resume   You should have a master resume which captures all of your work experience […]

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