Meet Helen: Insights into the Graphic Design Industry
Wondering what it’s like to be a graphic designer? Industry insider Helen Watts of Watts Design shares wisdom won over 30 years in the graphic design game.
Meet Jen: A Look into Property Management
Jen Clark’s career change came 20 years into a successful graphic design career when she realised she needed more room to move. Now, she’s a successful property manager, running her flourishing short term rentals business, Ranges Escapes, in the Macedon Ranges area. We spoke to Jen in one of her beautiful, airy properties in Kyneton about tree changes, the ebbs and flows of small business, and backing yourself.
Everything You Need to Know About Becoming a Childcare Worker
Childcare is an incredibly fast-growing industry. The early years of a child’s life are the most important, it’s where they develop their passion for learning, social skills and the development of motor and sensory skills. Watching how you can contribute to a child’s development is what drives most people to enter into childcare as a career.
Meet Michelle: A Look into Social Media Marketing
When Michelle Nick returned to Australia from an 8-month stint as a journalist in New York, she went on the hunt for a new job and saw that social media positions were of abundance. Quickly recognising that journalism was said to be a dying art, she jumped on the fast-moving social media train and began to learn everything she could about this ‘niche’. Who knew that many years later, social media would become a powerhouse for marketing.
Meet Ben: A Look into Life as a Chef
What do you do if you long for something more meaningful, but you’re still in love with the industry you work in? Ben McMenamin, the founder of The Social Food Project, shows us how to reinvent our careers, the industry, and the world by taking a fresh look at what you love. We spoke with Ben at his new pop-up venue in the Prahran Market about his career journey in food and sustainability.
Meet Brock: Being a Mature Age Apprentice
Most people, at some stage in their careers, question whether they’ve made the right career choice. Plenty of people begin apprenticeships later in life and this was especially true for mature age apprentice plumber, Brock. We chatted with Brock about his experience as a mature age apprentice and how he's found his studies.
Meet Jason: Being a Mature Aged Apprentice
Statistically speaking, almost everyone will change jobs several times throughout their careers. Plenty of people begin apprenticeships later in life and this was especially true for mature age apprentice carpenter, Jason. We chatted with Jason about his experience as a mature age apprentice and how he's found learning again later in life.
Meet Estelle: Being a Hairdressing Apprentice
Do you have an interest in the health and beauty industry? Have you thought about hairdressing as a possible career, but you’re unsure where to start? Would you like to learn more about your options? We chatted with apprentice hairdresser, Estelle, to learn about her experience as a hairdressing apprentice.
Meet Carla: A Life as a Dog Groomer
Carla Muscat spent eight years working in retail before a life-changing accident forced her to pursue a new career. An opportunity arose for Carla to purchase a dog grooming business and having had prior experience in dog training and horse grooming, it seemed too perfect to turn down. Big Paws, Little Paws has been Carla’s baby for the past eight years and has become her full-time career. She now also competes in dog grooming competitions, where she puts her incredible pamper skills to the ultimate test. We chatted with Carla about her experience starting her very own dog grooming business.
Meet Nat: A Life as a Marriage Celebrant
For Nat Sproal, becoming a marriage celebrant was the perfect alternative to a long and stressful 18-year career in nursing. Realising that nursing was no longer the career for her, Nat went online and applied for a 6-month course in celebrancy. We sat down with Nat to hear all about her experience changing into a career in celebrancy.
Meet Meg: A Life as a Horticultural Area Manager
Having grown up in a family of keen gardeners, it just seemed natural for Meg to go into horticulture. Getting a job at CERES, she slowly worked her way up to become Area Manager of the Honey Lane farm space where she runs propagation enterprise. We sat down with Meg to discuss what in community organisation Meg loves most.
Meet Stina: A Life as a Wedding Photographer
Meet Sarah: A Life as an Art Gallery Curator
Meet Freddy: A Life as a PR and Communications Manager
Meet Kate and Dave: Starting a Vintage Styling Business
Good Day Club, a vintage and retro furniture hiring company, provides styling for an array of events, mainly weddings who want to embrace a unique and stylish theme. Now dabbling in very cool neon signs, Kate and Dave are an everyday reminder that change isn’t just possible, but it can pay off. We sat down with founders, Kate and Dave, to discuss how they came about starting their small business.
The Ultimate Guide to Resumes – How to Deconstruct a Job Listing
Skills are a central part of your resume, and often one of the first places that a hiring manager will look. They want to know that you have the tools to get the job done. You’ll need to show them that you have the exact skills they’re looking for. So it follows that when it comes to skills, quality wins over quantity. That is, choosing the right skills is super important – they must be relevant to the job you’re applying for. Check out our ultimate guide to deconstructing a job listing and make sure you hit the nail on the head.
The Ultimate Guide to Resumes - Design Checklist
Have you thought about the way your resume looks? Is it formatted with no consideration for spacing, and all the text jumbled together? If your resume doesn’t look clean, current, and catch the hiring manager’s attention, you could be reducing your chances of getting an interview. Check out our resume design ultimate guide video to help you tick off each important step to your resume style.
The Ultimate Guide to Resumes - Which Format Should You Use
When it comes to resume writing, there are several resume layouts you can choose from - from reverse chronological to functional, combination and more, it can be tricky to choose what is best for you. Check out our ultimate guide to resume formats to assist you in choosing the perfect format for you.