I love the idea of keeping a career portfolio. Career portfolios are a collection of all your career-related information: qualification certificates, academic transcripts, copies of your resume, CPD records, course attendance, references, awards and other recognition, your list of submitted job applications, goal setting, career ideas and plans, projects you’ve worked on, volunteer work you’ve … More Career Portfolios
It’s that time of year, but what a year to be posted! If you’re not overwhelmed by travel plans, quarantine requirements and finding a new home you may be starting to think ahead about work in your new location. Here’s 5 things to get you started: If you’re a recognized partner of an ADF member … More Posted? 5 things you can do to prepare for work in your new location
No job is guaranteed forever. Having the skills to manage your career over a lifetime is essential. Our needs and preferences change over time and the world of work is continually changing. For many who don’t wear the ADF uniform moving between jobs, and sometimes in and out of employment in an unpredictable labour market … More Defence members – how are your career development skills? Are you prepared?
I did a short video for the Department of Education, Skills and Employment last week as part of National Careers Week. In the video I talked about working with people to help them identify and market their transferable skills to new jobs and new employers. I also spoke about the importance of having the knowledge … More Reframing Careers: a message for ADF partners
Last month I had a great time chatting to Military Wife Life about career development during Covid 19.Here’s a run down of what we discussed about job searching. … More Job hunting during Covid 19
Are you an ADF partner who has recently arrived in a new posting location and now looking for work? Or an ADF member preparing to or recently transitioned from the ADF? No matter where you are in your career journey make the time for research, planning and networking to maximise the effectiveness of your job search. … More New location. Now what? – Research, Planning and Networking!
Career Stories from ADF Partners There is an enormous amount of talent, creativity, grit and determination in the Australian Defence Force (ADF) spouse/partner community. Not to mention incredible stories of partners adapting to changing circumstances, making the most of new opportunities that come their way, and not just surviving but thriving in the face of … More A Force To Be Reckoned With #3
Career Stories from ADF Partners There is an enormous amount of talent, creativity, grit and determination in the Australian Defence Force (ADF) spouse/partner community. Not to mention incredible stories of partners adapting to changing circumstances, making the most of new opportunities that come their way, and not just surviving but thriving in the face of … More A Force To Be Reckoned With #2
Career stories from ADF partners. #1 Amelia McInerney – Author … More A Force To Be Reckoned With #1
UPDATE: Diverse City Careers is now Work180. Click here for the new website For most women I know juggling the demands of work and family has a big impact on career. Military spouses face the additional challenges of having a partner with inflexible and demanding work hours and frequent and/or lengthy absences from home. Frequent … More Diverse City Careers and military spouses are a great fit