Our Blog

Thinking about running your own business?

By Katrina Park   There are many benefits to becoming an entrepreneur.  But it isn’t for everyone. If you’re looking for an easy road, then running your own business won’t be for you.  It’s funny how so many people start their own business thinking it will give them more freedom...

Read more

Dealing with setbacks in your life and career

By Katrina Park   I was thinking about this topic as I was thinking about some of my own struggles.   When business ventures, careers, relationships, goals and dreams don’t go as we planned, it’s easy to be disappointed, frustrated, angry and a whole raft of other emotions.  But a...

Read more

Setting Career Goals For the Year Ahead!

Written By Katrina Park  With the end of the calendar year fast approaching, it’s an ideal time to think about the next year of your career. You may have a performance review coming up because it’s the end of the year for many businesses, or you might have reviews quite...

Read more

Want to make 2019 your best year yet?

By Katrina Park The holidays are starting and 2018 is coming to an end - so it’s time to dream big, set your goals and design your best year ever! So where to start? We all start the year with the best of intentions, with big goals about how this...

Read more

Leadership Lessons and Musings

By Katrina Park Are leaders made or born?  There is much debate on this but one could argue that the true leader instead concentrates on developing the leadership qualities necessary for success. When looking at leadership it’s worth noting the qualities that people look for in a leader. Because the...

Read more

School Holidays: The juggling act for working parents

By Katrina Park When you’re a kid, there’s nothing better than school holidays (particularly the long summer break over Christmas).  But for a working parent who’s juggling a dozen things at once, school holidays can be stressful.  Hence the sense of relief for many parents when kids return to school…...

Read more

How to Negotiate Salary

By Bridget MacPherson Whether we’re starting a new job or gunning for a promotion at our current one, we all know that we should be negotiating. Or do we? A survey by Salary.com revealed that only 37% of people always negotiate their salaries—while an astonishing 18% never do. Even worse, 44% of...

Read more

‘Go Girl, Go For IT’ and what it meant to us

By Bridget MacPherson Every 2 years the Victorian ICT for Women network runs an event open to all Victorian school girls from years 5 to 12 to hear about the incredible range of vocational avenues available in Technology. ‘Go Girl, Go for IT’ is an amazing initiative aimed at encouraging young girls...

Read more

Looking Into The Future of Technology

By Katrina Park  Have you stopped to think how dependent on technology we are today?  It’s hard to imagine what life was like before the internet and mobile phones!  Technology runs our lives these days. Smartphones, tablets and computers – we really can’t seem to function without them.  These days...

Read more

Retaining Top Talent

By Katrina Park   Hiring the right people is critical for any business. Retaining your best people is even more critical. People are your biggest cost, but they’re also your biggest asset. It’s a well-known HR statistic that it costs an average of 2.5 times an individual’s salary to replace an...

Read more