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About the Author

Bec McFarland is an experienced HR practitioner, manager, career coach and the creator of Pop Your Career. She delights in sharing practical, straight to the point career advice, spending time with her family and eating Mexican food.

Career Coaching: How I Can Help You Get Ahead in Your Career - Pop Your Career

Career Coaching: How I Can Help You Get Ahead in Your Career

By Bec | Changing Your Job or Career Path , Confidence, Mindset and Behaviour , Improving Your Current Career

Career coaching is not a super well-known service in Australia. And in fact, a lot of people send me messages asking what career coaching involves. So, today I thought I’d break it down for you. I’m sharing the main reasons my clients engage me, as well as the different options you have for working with me. If you have any questions or you’d like to chat further, you can book a free 15 minute consultation with me using the link at the bottom of this post.

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Want to become more employable? Try these actionable tips! - Pop Your Career

7 ways to become more employable

By Bec | Changing Your Job or Career Path

Are you looking for ways to become more employable? Perhaps you’ve decided that it’s time to change jobs, but you’re not getting a great response from your applications? Or maybe you haven’t started applying yet, but you want to ensure you’re ahead of the game? Well, I’ve got your back! In this post I’m sharing 9 ways that you can become more employable and they’re all super actionable! Let’s go!

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If you have been thinking about changing jobs but you just aren’t sure if it’s a good idea, this post will help. Consider these tips and make an informed decision before making a jump - Pop Your Career

How to know when it might be time to change jobs

By Bec | Changing Your Job or Career Path

Have you been thinking it’s time to change jobs? Sometimes it can be difficult to know when it is the right time. And truthfully, I have been having a lot of conversations lately about the fact that there isn’t really a “right” time. For anything. In most instances you just need to trust your intuition and take action, but for a lot of people, trusting your intuition doesn’t come naturally. This is why I prepared this post. To clarify some of the feelings, situations and circumstances when you might want to consider making a move. 

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Do you feel like your colleagues aren’t pulling their weight? I feel you. This is super frustrating and research now shows that it is one of the reasons people feel dissatisfied and demotivated in their roles. Read this post for more info about how to manage it! – Pop Your Career

What to do when your colleagues aren’t pulling their weight

By Bec | Productivity and Goal Setting

We’ve all experienced frustration when colleagues aren’t pulling their weight. You know the ones. They’re too busy taking personal calls and socialising with their friends in other parts of the office to stay on top of their work. Funnily enough, they’re usually the ones who are often complaining about the fact that they’re sooooo busy. And I am sure that whenever you hear those words roll out of their mouth, you feel like choking them (figuratively speaking, of course). But what can you do about it? Aside from stooping to their level and gossiping endlessly about them at the photocopier? Let’s talk about it.  

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Are you having trouble trying to find your dream role? If so, you need this post. I am breaking down your job search into 3 simple steps and providing you my best tips to think outside the square when it comes to job-seeking! – Pop Your Career

Find Your Perfect Role in 3 Simple Steps

By Bec | Changing Your Job or Career Path

Let’s talk about how to find your perfect role for a minute. Not just any role. If you’re not picky, you can find a shed-load of jobs with a couple of clicks of your mouse. But if you’re looking for a role that fulfils you instead of just being a stop-gap, the process is a little more strategic. But let’s get things straight. Strategic doesn’t necessarily mean difficult. In this post, I am breaking down the process to find your perfect role into 3 simple and easy to follow steps. 

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