Making your next career move

This section will assist you in making the right career move at the right time. Learn how to develop transferable skills and how to resign.

Boosting your educational achievements
Your industry knowledge and experience are important elements to help develop the professional skills employers are looking for in an employee.

How to maintain a work life balance
It is important to have a balance between your job and the other areas of your life so you can be productive, healthy and happy both at work and outside of it.

When to take the next career step
The decision to change jobs or careers can be motivated by many factors. Perhaps you have decided it’s time to pursue your passion, or you have been offered a dream role.

Making a career change
Most job seekers will experience a varied career path over their working life. Essential to making a career change of any scale a success is targeted research and thorough preparation.

Developing transferable skills
Transferable skills can be adapted between jobs; they are not specific to a single role. Building these skills greatly expands your career options because they have broad appeal to potential employers.

How to resign
Resigning from your job on good terms takes preparation, tact and professionalism. Using the correct etiquette when you resign can strengthen your reputation as a trustworthy and considerate professional; helping to position you strongly for your next move.

Benefits of contracting
The trend toward employing contract staff continues to grow as companies recognise the benefit of a more flexible workforce.

Five ways to beat the Monday morning blues
You’re no doubt familiar with the sinking feeling when another Monday morning rolls around. But starting the week feeling flat isn’t doing you any favours. Here’s how to boost motivation and start the week with a positive outlook.

How to find a company that fits you
Searching for the right role is a difficult task: a good one will utilise your skills, provide a salary you’re happy with and advance your career. But how often do you stop to consider the people you’ll be working with and the office atmosphere as well? If you don’t take the time to find out whether an organisation’s values align with your own, your dream job could end up being quite the opposite.