a short introduction to enneagram psychometrics (the new Myers-Briggs Indicator Test)

a short introduction to enneagram psychometrics (the new Myers-Briggs Indicator Test)

The Enneagram psychometrics is the newest test everyone's talking about. The system is based on nine different aspects of human consciousness and personality—within those categories are varying levels of self-actualisation.

here’s what you need to know about mindfulness and the workplace

here’s what you need to know about mindfulness and the workplace

Mindfulness is a buzzword that has recently caught a lot of attention, perhaps with good reason. In a world where people measure success in terms of how full their schedule is, the thought of slowing down seems alien, but in fact, mindfulness practices have been around since 1500 BCE.

how to follow up on a job application

how to follow up on a job application

You’ve applied for the job—now what? It can be nerve-wracking waiting for that email or phone call from recruiters and hiring managers. Now you’re wondering, what’s the best way to follow-up on your application without coming across as annoying or desperate.

Interview With Madeleine Wade, Digital Specialist at QIC

Interview With Madeleine Wade, Digital Specialist at QIC

Meet Madeleine Wade. She's a Digital Specialist at QIC in Sydney. Madeleine started with temp work with Majer Recruitment after returning from her travels in Europe. 

When the opportunity rang with QIC, she leapt for Sydney and hasn't looked back since. We discuss the day in the life of Digital Specialist and what she's learned along the way in her career path to get her to where she is now. 

how to nurture a growth mindset for success

how to nurture a growth mindset for success

“In a growth mindset, people believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work—brains and talent are just the starting point. This view creates a love of learning and resilience that is essential for great accomplishment.” Carol S. Dweck

Interview With Lee-Anne Davie—Executive Assistant and Side Hustler

Interview With Lee-Anne Davie—Executive Assistant and Side Hustler

Lee-Anne Davie is an Executive Assistant to a Vice President level executive in a mining firm in South Brisbane. As an Executive Assistant, Lee-Anne assists with correspondence, diary management, travel, communication, event management, administrative tasks, and generally anything required to support her boss and her legal team. 

what a sleep deprived brain does for you at work and ways to improve sleep

what a sleep deprived brain does for you at work and ways to improve sleep

Working hard to get that raise? Or better yet, that promotion? Excellent work performance actually begins at home, in the comfort of your own bed. While exercising and eating a balanced diet play a significant role in your overall health, we tend to underestimate the importance of a good night’s rest.

how to create a cover letter that gets you noticed

how to create a cover letter that gets you noticed

You’re not alone; When it comes to the task of writing a cover letter, 96% of people would rather go to the dentist. Okay, I made that up, but I know most people would agree when they say they struggle is real when it comes to writing a cover letter. Follow these tips, and you’re off to a great start in your job application strategy.

10 things you can do to improve your mood at work

10 things you can do to improve your mood at work

Every individual contributes to cultivating a healthy working environment. If you can keep your energy levels high and your mood in check, not only will you have a productive work day, but that energy and positivity have a way of filtering into every other aspect of your life. So even if you feel like your current work situation is meh, we’ve brought you a list of things you can try to brighten your mood. 

3 pointers for developing your personal brand

3 pointers for developing your personal brand

When your personal brand is well put-together, people will want to connect with you. Polishing your personal brand opens opportunities for your career or business making it the best networking tool at your disposal.

improve your active listening skills to better your leadership opportunities

improve your active listening skills to better your leadership opportunities

Listening is an art. Epictetus, a Greek philosopher wrote: “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” Good listening skills are essential if you want others to listen to you. We’re receptive to the people who also give their attention to us and in effect, these good listeners are also the people who are listened to when they speak--it’s the golden rule of communication.

what can you learn from the myers-briggs type indicator (mbti) 

what can you learn from the myers-briggs type indicator (mbti) 

One of the benefits of taking the time to answer this questionnaire over a BuzzFeed “what kind of pizza are you?” quiz is that many recruitment agencies and employers implement some type of Myers-Briggs testing to determine if their candidate is suited for the company and role. Personality assessments can be a helpful tool in understanding your personality and that of others at the workplace and at home.