Who’s Looking Out For The Mental Health Of Our Entrepreneurs & Start Ups?

Ask anyone who’s undertaken an entrepreneurial, startup or new business journey how they would they rate the experience in terms of impacting their mental well-being, and i’m almost certain the majority of responses would sway towards it being a stressful and highly anxious period of their lives, with a continual roller-coaster of high’s and low’s. ...

2019-04-15T11:09:45+00:00

The True Financial Impact Of Mental Health At Work

There is growing evidence of the global impact of mental illness. Mental health problems are among the most important contributors to the burden of disease and disability worldwide. Five of the 10 leading causes of disability worldwide are mental health problems. It can happen to anyone, regardless of age, race or social status. Furthermore, predictions indicate that there will be a dramatic increase ...

2018-08-08T09:18:19+00:00

How Many Mental Health First Aiders Does A Company Need?

We often get asked at the Career Development Centre, how many Mental Health First Aiders do we need in our workplace? The reality is that this isn’t a simple question to answer, however we do recommend that you have at least the same amount of Mental Health First Aiders in your workplace as you do ...

2019-01-23T10:43:27+00:00

Suicide – Let’s Talk About It

The death by suicide of Kate Spade, Fashion Designer, dominates the news.  Such a sad loss of life. When the media reports another death by suicide I see people making heartfelt comments expressing their shock and sending messages of support to families.  I imagine them reading the article and feeling sadness for all involved, expressing ...

2018-06-07T10:31:52+00:00

The Pressure Return To Work Mums Face

Returning to work after being at home with your children can be a somewhat daunting transition for many mums. Whether you have been a stay at home mum for 6 months, 6 years or 16 years, the thought of re-entering the workplace can feel overwhelming. We place a great deal of pressure on ourselves.  We ...

2018-05-02T18:11:51+00:00

3 Tips For Parents Offering Their Children Career Advice

Parents play a significant role in supporting their teenagers to make informed decisions about their career pathways. Traditionally, career counselling services for students was geared towards identifying an appropriate career destination and providing job market information. Those days are gone………. As the world of work demands more flexible work identities, narrow and linear forms of ...

2018-03-21T12:55:10+00:00

Top Reasons To Use Career Transition & Outplacement Services

Whether your company is going through redundancies, a restructure, a change of location or a downsize, it is a smart decision to use an experienced external party to assist with the movement of staff. Trained career transition and outplacement specialists offer professional services which are designed to provide tailored career counselling & transition services to ...

2018-03-13T14:07:36+00:00

Mentally Well Workplaces In RTO’s – What Does It Mean?

"This doesn’t apply to us, we don’t have anyone with a mental illness here!" Sounds appalling doesn’t it …. “Mentally Well Workplaces” … but what does it really mean? Surely all this wishy-washy attention on feeling good, being supported and emotional health isn’t something that sits well within the land of private training providers. Registered ...

2018-02-27T15:24:45+00:00