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What’s It Like to Be A Retail Fashion Buyer?

If you’ve got a passion for fashion, great analytical, decision-making and negotiation skills, a career as a retail fashion buyer might be for you. It’s a career that sounds like fun, and one that’s cloaked in mystery. What do they actually do? We spoke to Edwina Walsh, Founder of Bamboo Monkey, and former Design Manager […]

Work-Life Balance. Does Your Industry Get it Right?

The elusive work-life balance. What does it really mean to people? According to the Cambridge Dictionary it is defined as the amount of time you spend doing your job compared with the amount of time you spend with your family and doing things you enjoy. In the 2016 SEEK Learning Defining Work-Life Balance Report, survey […]

6 Of the Best Work From Home Careers

Whether it’s a job with flexibility or a business opportunity, such as outsourcing your talent as a freelancer, there are endless benefits to working from home. For a start, you choose your working hours and manage your time to suit your lifestyle and priorities. If you’re a parent, you can be there for important milestones […]

13 Bizarre Job Titles. Make or Break a Career?

A creative job title shows you’re imaginative and it might stand out amongst hundreds vying for an advertised position. But can it help or hurt your chances of securing your dream job? There’s certainly no lack of creativity in the job market when it comes to unconventional jobs titles, according to the all-knowledgeable Google and […]

4 Setbacks to Career Change and How to Overcome Them

Today more than ever opportunity in the job market is more important than job security. In fact, the job-for-life of past generations is practically non-existent with Australia’s job mobility being closer to three different jobs per decade. (courtesy of McCrindle). And while job-hopping is more common and accepted, even a natural progression in a career, […]

5 Most Rapidly Growing Careers

An employer once told a colleague of mine that she was on the nose of a rocket. This should have been good news, but she hated her job. So, being on the ‘nose of a rocket’ was terrifying. Where was she headed? Moral of the story: It’s important to consider growth industries but make sure […]