Tag Archives: Professional development

Position yourself for career success

Goodlife Careers-5652_SAMPLEIs it time for a career change? Are you feeling stuck in your current job and want to explore regional employment opportunities?

Come along to this three hour workshop to map out a career plan, with practical steps you can start straight away plus a job search strategy that will set you on track to reaching your career goals.

Genevieve Ward is a Career Coach who supports people with their career plans by finding clarity in their decisions, developing change strategies and the practical skills to be competitive in today’s employment market.

This workshop promises to be engaging, motivational and action focussed so you leave with:

  • A better understanding of your values, motivators and achievements
  • Tools to help you analyse options and gain clarity with your career goals
  • A professional two minute pitch that answers the question, ‘Tell me about yourself’
  • Networking approaches that are genuine (not salesy)!Saturday Sessions at Cohoots

The bonus of this workshop is all the activities create content that can be used in your resume and LinkedIn profile!

Join us on Saturday 28 July from 1pm to 4pm at Cohoots to position yourself for career success!

Find out more, including how to book HERE.

How to Strengthen Your Networking Skills

office-336368_1280Networking is a healthy life skill that’s not just for people in management roles.  It’s for everyone. When I speak with people about networking, some shy away from the concept as it’s seemingly daunting. Comments such as, ‘Nothing could be worse than going to an event and having to make small talk with people.’ I’ll pop some resources at the end of this post with useful networking information for people who feel this way or are more introverted.   Continue reading

What’s Great About Volunteering?

by Genevieve Ward

Research shows that Australians love to volunteer.  Not surprising really when research also shows that people who volunteer have a greater sense of overall life satisfaction.

Last week I volunteered at the Melbourne Careers Expo where I gave career and resume advice to job seekers.  When I agreed to help out my motives were to do some professional development, network and promote my business.  Landing a client would be a bonus. Continue reading