What to expect during a career change

Sometimes moving overseas is accompanied by a shift in career paths. Are you ready for a career change? This article is not meant to discourage you but presents the harsher side of career changes so that you can prepare and persevere through them. Career change is one of those things that could work out great …

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Rebellion in the workplace that works

Can you think of someone you consider a workplace rebel? Someone who likes to break all the rules, do things differently in a stupid way, and usually get into trouble with 'management'? I can too. In fact I can think of several rebels who ended up being unsuccessful in their roles because they crossed some …

Maximize the first few weeks on your new job

Your first few weeks on the job can dictate your performance and reputation for possibly the rest of your time at the new company so be proactive about the reputation you build. I really enjoy leading onboarding for new hires. Getting someone who is new to the company plugged in with 'why we do what …

Studying while working full-time

Pursuing a study course while working can be the most efficient use of your time. It's especially important while you are living overseas with the possibility of returning to your country. You can achieve more in a smaller span of time in terms of both work performance and personal development. Agreed that this can be …

Team Issues? Sprinkle a dose of Care!

Employee engagement is directly proportional to how appreciated your employees feel. By 'feel' I am not referring to their emotions alone. No matter what personality types you have on your team, here are five simple ways to improve your team's engagement and performance. Value their time. No matter how cool a boss you may be, your …