Emma Crowther-Goodwin is the woman behind The Surfrider Malibu—a boutique hotel inspired by modern Californian beach houses and surf culture.
Before she moved to America, Crowther-Goodman once worked at Majer—she’s come a long way since. She shares the key lessons she’s learned in her career in New York City, which lead her into real estate, and what character she’s looking for when building her team.
Soft skills are a combination of social skills, personality traits, attitudes, and emotional intelligence—by its nature, it’s not as easy to quantify. As such, you’ll need to communicate your soft skills in a different manner to your hard-skills on a resume.
When you don’t hear back from job applications, rejection letters are piling up in your inbox, and nothing came out of the interview you thought went well, you are in no doubt experiencing stress—and it can take a toll on your confidence.
Psychological safety is a shared belief that the workplace should be a safe place for interpersonal risk-taking—where decisions and pitching ideas are protected from negative consequences of self-image or status.
Company values are the fundamental beliefs of an organisation. These values act as guiding principals from internal communications to building relationships with clients or customers. It’s the essence of a company’s identity and it’s integral for business development and growth.
Does your 2019 resolution involve reading more? If one of your career aspirations is to be a better leader and manager, it should be! It’s the opportunity to align your goals to set an intention for the rest of the year.
What do Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, and Benjamin Franklin all have in common?
They’re polymaths — people who have a deep level of understanding across a broad range of domains. This depth of knowledge allowed them to excel in multiple different areas, often founding or co-founding company after company.
A team that works well together is more productive, creative, and happier overall. The point of team building activities is to foster genuine relationships that will improve office culture by making it a more enjoyable place to work. We’ve come up with 6 awesome team building activities in Brisbane that are outside the box and a lot of fun.
Memes are the phenomenon of ideas, behaviour, and styles spreading from person to person within a culture. You can think of a meme as genes that spread like a virus— It’s often been said that attitudes and ideas are infectious, after all.
Sitting all day can cause all sorts of trouble for your body. On average, people who work with computers will sit at their desks for up to 10 hours a day living out of inboxes, writing proposals, making calls, and even eating lunches.
Recent graduates with little work experience, candidates looking to make a career change, and people looking for more flexibility in their work-life balance are benefitting from temporary work assignments.
Dress for Success is a worldwide not-for-profit organisation with a mission to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire, and the development tools to help women thrive.
We’ve compiled a few pointers that will making tackling the job-hunt in a new city much more manageable, whether you’re moving to another city or a new country altogether, you don’t want to skip out on this advice.
Letters have the power to change your life. Amongst the sea of candidate applications, your cover letter gives the employer an impression of the work you can deliver which is why it’s imperative you don’t cut corners on writing your cover letters—your future depends on it!
We understand that job hunting takes major effort. It takes research, introspection, and not to mention all the applications and cover letters. Here are some common job hunting mistakes people make and how you can avoid them, so your efforts aren’t wasted.
Before you print off your next resume, let’s completely get rid of these buzzwords that making hiring managers cringe. These words are so overused and subjective that they are rendered meaningless. It’s best to avoid these words altogether.
Even with the most meticulous preparation, sometimes questions can catch you off-guard. And there’s nothing worse than feeling your nerve get the best of you when there’s nothing but silence between you and your interviewer.
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.
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.
Regina Hartley is a human resources expert. In her Ted Talk, she explains that the best hires might not have the perfect resume. She breaks down the candidates into two general categories: Silver Spoon and Scrappers. Silver Spoons come up with advantages and are destined for success, whereas the Scrappers fight with odds stacked against them to get to the same opportunities.
Internal communication is the circulation of information between people within the organisation. Within a business, an effective internal communication strategy fosters a healthy company culture and unites everyone towards a common goal, improving productivity and staff retention.