Self-sabotage is a career-killer. If self-sabotage is getting in the way of you achieving your career goals, you need to stamp that behaviour out for good!

How to stop self-sabotage ruining your career

By Bec | Confidence, Mindset and Behaviour

Self-sabotage is a real career ruiner. In my last post, 6 Types of Self-Sabotage that are Affecting Your Career, I talked specifically about the 6 most common varieties of self-sabotage within the career space. This is a really important topic and I have seen so many people come unstuck because of self-sabotage. How would you feel knowing that you missed out on your dream career, or that it took twice as long to achieve your dreams because of something that you were doing? In this post I am going to take you through some strategies to stop self-sabotage from taking over your career.

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Are you allowing self-sabotage to get in the way of your career? Could you recognise the signs? Here are 6 types of self-sabotage to kick to the kerb today!

6 Types of self-sabotage that are affecting your career

By Bec | Confidence, Mindset and Behaviour

Is self-sabotage stopping you from achieving your career goals? Would you even recognise it? Many of us are preventing ourselves from moving forward in our careers. For some reason, we are standing in the way of our own progress and preventing ourselves from achieving our true career goals. The first step to getting out of your own way is to understand some of the self-sabotage behaviours that can affect your career. In this post, I explain the 6 most common ways that self-sabotage is affecting your career along with some quick tips to kick self-sabotage to the kerb!

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Your Annual Performance Review shouldn't be scary! Think of it as a development opportunity - use these tips to prepare so that it is a positive experience!

Preparing for your Annual Performance Review

By Bec | Confidence, Mindset and Behaviour , Improving Your Current Career

Annual performance reviews can be intimidating and not many people look forward to them. I think this is a shame. An annual performance review should be a development opportunity. It is a chance for you to reflect on your performance over the past 12 months. It is an opportunity for you to think about what you want to achieve in the future and garner the support of your employer. Your annual performance review should be a positive process, but just like anything, you will only reap the rewards if you put in the effort. Here are my tips for making the most of your annual performance review.

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Heard of testimonials, but wondering what the big deal is? Let me show you how testimonials can improve your credibility and help you snag your dream job.

Improve your credibility with testimonials (and get your perfect job!)

By Bec | Changing Your Job or Career Path , Improving Your Current Career

So, you've heard about testimonials but want to know what the big deal is? Securing testimonials is such a good way to build credibility and when used effectively they can even support you in your mission to snap up your perfect job. Still not sure? Let me break it down for you and answer all of your questions.

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Are you thinking about referring a friend for a job with your employer? Read this post before you decide!

Employee Referral Programs and Hard Decisions

By Bec | Improving Your Current Career

I know what it is like. You have a job you love with a company that really takes care of you. Your friend wants a job with a company that really takes care of him. Your employer is recruiting and they may even have an attractive employee referral program. It seems like a match made in heaven. But before you call yourself “Cupid” and reach for your bow and arrow, you should think long and hard about whether this is the right decision for you. If you are thinking about submitting your mate’s details for a job with your employer, keep this advice in mind.

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Creating a personal website is a great way to show off your portfolio and build your personal brand. It's a digital age - don't get left behind!

Going Digital: Creating a Personal Website

By Bec | Changing Your Job or Career Path , Improving Your Current Career

I have been talking a lot lately about building your personal brand and in this post I am focusing on going digital and creating your personal website. A personal website or online portfolio is fabulous for getting noticed, building connections and tapping into a new network of opportunities. It is a great way to build your profile, even when you haven't yet had the opportunity to meet your potential employer for an interview.

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Create a professional portfolio to impress potential employers and develop your personal brand. Use these tips and tricks to secure your dream position!

How to create a professional portfolio for any industry

By Bec | Changing Your Job or Career Path

Last weekend I had coffee with two lovely ladies who asked for some advice on developing a professional portfolio. I must admit - I got a little excited about it! A portfolio can be such an amazing tool for showing off your mad skills and cementing your personal brand. Personal branding is something that I have touched on before and it is becoming more and more important in this competitive job market. Having the qualifications is no longer enough to score that sweet job. Employers these days are looking for candidates with strong values, a brand that aligns with their business and a willingness to hustle, baby! Your portfolio is the perfect way to demonstrate that you have those three things. Not sure where to start? That's why you have me! Here are some awesome tips for creating your own professional portfolio.

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5 Networking Tips That Won't Make You Cringe

5 Networking tips that won’t make you cringe

By Bec | Confidence, Mindset and Behaviour , Improving Your Current Career

Networking events can such be a great way to develop contacts and strong working relationships with influencers in your industry. The hidden job market is becoming even more prominent and according to Youth Central Victoria, 75-80% of job vacancies are not even being advertised. It is not always what you know, but instead can be about who you know!

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