How to stand out in 2020 with your LinkedIn profile

LinkedIn has more than 660 million users and that number grows daily so if you’re looking to stand out amongst the crowd and progress your career or grow your personal brand then there are a few things you can do to polish your profile. The days of only updating your resume for a job application […]

How to manage feeling like an imposter at work

This is the second part of my series on Imposter Syndrome. In my last blog we explored how and why people suffer from Imposter Syndrome and we discovered that not only is it extremely prevalent in the workplace, it is a topic that is not often discussed or addressed. Imposter Syndrome occurs when an individual has a […]

Do you suffer from Imposter Syndrome?

In the first part of our series on Imposter Syndrome, we explore what Imposter Syndrome is and how it affects us. Next week, we will share tips on how you can work towards overcoming this syndrome for yourself. Have you ever felt like a fraud at work? That your professional success is based on luck? […]

Meritos: where it all began…

It wasn’t the first time I’d discussed the idea of starting a business, in fact, a few years back, I’d even inspected office space. So, when I sat down with some trusted clients and tested the idea, I was surprised when they looked at me and said, “why are you waiting?”. It was definitely one […]

How to future proof your career

I recently had the honour of presenting to the Young Professional Network of the Institute of Public Administration Australia, NSW on how they could future proof there careers in the public service. To prepare for the event, I spoke to old colleagues and reflected on my career to uncover the things that we wished we’d known at […]

How to update your LinkedIn profile in 2019

If you’re like most people who’ve decided to look for a new job, or who want to grow their professional brand, then you’ve probably realised that you will need to update your LinkedIn profile. Your profile needs to evolve as your career does and shouldn’t be static. By ensuring that it’s kept up to date, […]

Three tips to assess cultural fit

Identifying a candidate’s cultural alignment with your organisation is a critical step for any hiring process. Cultural fit describes the ‘likelihood that someone will reflect and/or be able to adapt to the core beliefs, attitudes and behaviours that make up your organisation’ (Harvard Business Review), and a poor culture fit can result in turnover which can be costly […]

How to refocus your career after redundancy?

I’ve been chatting with a lot of fantastic people recently who are considering or have taken redundancy from their organisations. Stepping away from employment, however brief, can be an incredibly uncertain time for anyone, so I thought I would share a few thoughts on how to make the most of these situations. 1. Have a break Yes, […]