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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How to write a Resignation Letter (Everything you need to know!)

By Bec | Changing Your Job or Career Path

Congratulations! You secured your perfect job and you are over the moon. But now what?

I regularly get asked for advice about this topic - How to Write a Resignation Letter. It is one of those things that you want to do right, but as it isn’t something you do often, it can be a little confusing. How do you do it, what do you need to include and how should you put it all together? I have all the answers for you, my dear! I have even included a download link for a free resignation letter template - today must be your lucky day!

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Behavioural interviews are a great way for employers to gauge your capability based on past behaviour. Use these tips to win at a behavioural interview!

How to win at a Behavioural Interview

By Bec | Changing Your Job or Career Path

Behavioural interviewing is by far the best technique for gaining a really strong understanding of a candidate's experience and capability, which is why it is so widely used. Behavioural interview questions are designed to get you to give specific examples about your experience. In particular, your interviewer is looking to understand how you have behaved in certain work situations.

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