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Master your Interviews in 2020!

Confidence is key. No matter how many times you’ve sat in the chair facing your potential employers, interviews can be tough. Taking the time to prepare, not only about the company but also about yourself, will make you feel a lot more confident and at ease. A drumbeat that we follow here at Optimum Consulting

Career Advice for Job Seekers on Holidays; Why It’s Important to Stay Relevant!

The end of the year is nigh and as a job seeker, there is no better time to be prepared for 2020 than now. Here is what you should be doing to remain relevant in the job market and ahead of the pack this new year. As the festive season has just passed us by,

Forget New Year Resolutions, Try This Instead…

The custom of making New Year resolutions has been around for thousands of years, so it’s natural for most of us to sit back and reflect on the year that was.  We often also make a promise of change to ourselves at the stroke of midnight on the 1st January.  These are often life changing

How to Cope with Change

2019 has been a big year for me with many changes; I think probably the most change I have gone through at any point in my life, both personally and professionally. I’m sure I am not alone in saying I’m not a fan of change, but the one constant in life is change and we

Setting Clear Goals – A Guide to Success

I went to the gym the other day and did a class with a few of my gym buddies. One of the exercises was using the dreaded rowing machine and I was the last one to jump on. Before we started the last round, the PT came to me and said that the best result

To temp or not to temp…

It is no secret nor a revelation that the world of employment is fast changing. To add to this, contract or temporary employment is growing at an extraordinary pace. More than ever, working Australians are considering the “gig-economy” and this is received with an uptick in demand from employers. To add to this, the demand

A Vision Beyond 2020

The 1st January 2020 is just around the corner and it got me thinking about the start of a new decade and all the things I’d like to achieve over the next ten years.  It also got me reflecting on the past ten years with the realization of how much my life and work has

Feeling undervalued or underpaid?

I recently caught up with a good friend of mine over a few drinks and she was feeling unsure and had a few concerns about her current role.  For the purpose of this blog, her name will be Sally.  Sally started off by saying how much she loves her job, her team, her manager and

Work and Workout

Now it’s all good and well to say that you will exercise but life and work can get in the way – trust me, I know! When I first left uni and began working full-time I really struggled with the adjustment for the first 1.5-2 years. I stopped exercising, I ate out a lot/got takeaway