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Entries from June 2006

A sign it's time to find a new job

June 21st, 2006 · No Comments

It was brought home to me recently that there are times when we KNOW – without a shadow of a doubt – that it is time to leave our current employer and look elsewhere.  You may really like, or even love your job.  The people in your team are great, and you have a pretty [...]

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Tags: Worthwhile Work

Thinking too much

June 21st, 2006 · 1 Comment

On the radio in the car this morning, I heard a psychic tell a listener that she was a very spiritual person, but that she thought too much and tried to reason everything with logic.  Her theory was that spirituality and logic dont mix, and that for success in life this woman needed to stop [...]

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Leaving an impression

June 17th, 2006 · 1 Comment

It was a really, really busy week this week.  Monday being the Queen’s Birthday holiday didnt help any either, although I suppose my house did start the week relatively tidier than normal, as I did a lot of catch-up stuff on Monday. But then the rest of the week was short, and packed with meetings [...]

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Tags: Hmmm... · Why Did I Have Children? · Wonder Woman

Telling the boss you're not happy

June 9th, 2006 · No Comments

If you are a manager or supervise staff at work, how do you handle resignations and finding out that your staff are out looking for another job? This is a follow up to my post yesterday about job hunting while still employed, which resulted in a couple of emails and Emmer’s comment "I honestly believe [...]

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Job hunting while still employed

June 8th, 2006 · 4 Comments

A great debate over at Lifehacker about hunting for a job while you are still employed, with a lively discussion in the comments about whether or not to let your current employer know you are looking for a new job. Here’s my two cents worth on how to go about looking for a job when [...]

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Looking back and loving where we're at

June 6th, 2006 · No Comments

We spent a glorious day sailing on the Southport Broadwater with some dear friends on their amazing boat last Saturday – just sitting around, drinking, eating and talking and enjoying the winter sunshine.  These friends are in their fities, and she was telling me about her early employment experiences in Melbourne.  Di was employed by [...]

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Motherhood as an opportunity for reinvention

June 5th, 2006 · No Comments

MojoMom has said this so well, I just had to reproduce most of her recent post Secret Agent Woman here: I’d like to ask the question, “Who says I’m opting out?” To outside observers, I may have looked like “just another stay-at-home mom” dressed for a day in the park, pushing a toddler in a [...]

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Tags: Reinvention · Why Did I Have Children? · Worthwhile Work

The Carnival of the Capitalists comes to Australia

June 2nd, 2006 · No Comments

It’s been an exciting and busy week, and that is my excuse reason for not mentioning this earlier.  (I’m not even going to mention my cold). Carnival of the Capitalists is downunder this week – at my wonderful colleague Leah Maclean’s blog Working Solo.  OK, this isnt a carnival like a circus come to town.  [...]

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