Monthly Archives: January 2015

Something to Ponder

I came across this today in a book I’m reading. It made me pause and think about Australia and what’s missing from political discussion in this country. What do you think? “There‚Äôs a lot of talk in this country about … Continue reading

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Employment Services and Training Organisations

We often see discussion about the use of employment or training courses as an outcome within employment service providers. Often the providers refer jobseekers to training organisations that they actually own, which stretches the bounds of ethical practice in terms … Continue reading

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Promoting Yourself Into a Job

Now this is an interesting approach to self promotion in relation to job search. Given that everyone can have free website via tools like WordPress and Google plus, this is worth a thought. I wonder if we can use this … Continue reading

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Talking with Your Hands.

For years now, I’ve been a hand talker. I first noticed this in my twenties when I spent time at management school and they videoed you delivering a speech. Fast forward it and it accentuates your gestures. You guessed it, … Continue reading

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Ethics and Morality in Disability Practice.

I sometimes wonder about ethics and morality in our workspace. Often I witness an ends justify the means approach to practice ( a bastardisation and misinterpretation of the original quote) and whilst it’s not possible to prescribe ethics and morality … Continue reading

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Finally It’s Ok to Feel Sad!

For years I’ve wondered about the pursuit of happiness and the industry that has grown up around it. A number of years ago, one of my employers decided that as part of the annual christmas party, they’d bring in a … Continue reading

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Sometimes I Feel Like This!

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