May, 2014 | Selection Partners | Executive Recruitment, Melbourne

Working Mums – can we have it all? – do we want it all? And what is ‘all’?

 How do you define ‘ALL’? This may include all or a combination of taking care of children, a husband, a job, a home, hobbies, an exercise and healthy eating regime, social time with friends and husband, and extended family time.  Time, time, time…. it all involves time, which, as a mum is a really valued commodity. Having it all means different things to different people. What…

Water and productivity

Like everyone, I find it hard to drink the recommended ‘2 litres’ of water per day, especially in winter when it is freezing cold outside.  I know however, that when I do I not only feel better, and get fewer headaches I am also much more alert. Research confirms my own experience, that drinking water is not only important for keeping our bodies hydrated but…

Introducing on-line career support

Careering, your on-line job search advice system                 www.careering.com.au If you are looking for a new role this system provides everything you need to know. Career advice at a fraction of the cost of face to face coaching.  Careering is a self-directed learning system created by Selection Partners to help people secure employment quicker and more effectively. Careering explains what you need to do and how to do…

Technology is changing the way we conduct our lives and communicate….

But do we REALLY understand its reputational implications? Technology is no doubt shaping the way we conduct ourselves in both our professional and personal lives. Social Media of course topping the list! For obvious reasons, it has become a wonderland for marketers, however the original purpose for Social Media was to help people reach out faster, and keep in touch with a much broader ‘network’….

Boomers moving to encore careers

Many early baby boomers, those now aged 60 or more, are moving away from traditional models of retirement, preferring to remain engaged with the world of work, to use their hard won skills and experience in productive ways, and to earn extra income. The Australian Bureau of Statistics Survey of Retirement and Retirement Intentions shows that 13.3% of people aged 45 and over say they…