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MEDOWIE COUNSELLING SERVICES – BLU RIPPLES

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Blu Ripples Counselling Services - Medowie 1300 300 557

Blu Ripples Counselling Services – Medowie 1300300557

 

Over the past 18 months Blu Ripples has provided Read More


Career Development Association of Australia Membership – Katherine Foster (Blu Ripples)

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Katherine (Blu Ripples) is a member of the CDAA.

Katherine Foster (t/as Blu Ripples) is a member of the CDAA.

Blu Ripples takes great pride in announcing that Katherine’s membership to the Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA) has been renewed.

Blu Ripples (Katherine) provides a diverse array of Career Counselling, Consulting, Development and Planning services.  To find out more about our services please review the relevant page on our website or contact Katherine on 1300 300 557; Blu Ripples (Katherine) welcomes your inquiry.

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Career Counselling Advisor

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Do you know what it takes to make to enter your chosen field? Blu Ripples can help you we have a wealth of information and resources - make us your first choice call Blu Ripples today on 1300 30 557 and book your Career Counselling Session today!

Do you know what it takes to enter your dream job? Blu Ripples can help you we have a wealth of information and resources!

 

On Wednesday, 7th August 2013, Blu Ripples Counsellor and Proprietor Katherine Foster had the wonderful opportunity to participate in the ACS Career Adviser Seminars in Sydney (Ryde) NSW; and subsequently returned to Medowie (Port Stephens) with a wealth of additional career information and resources to assist individuals living in Port Stephens, Newcastle, Maitland, Mid-North Coast, regional and rural Australia with their individual career decisions.

Career information and resources gathered by Blu Ripples (Katherine Foster, Counsellor) includes Read More


What is a Career Counsellor?

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What is a Career Counsellor and how can a Career Counsellor help me?

 

 

Blu Ripples defines the role of a Career Counsellor as a Read More


Workplace Counselling: – When is it OK to break confidentiality in the workplace?

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When should I breach confidentiality?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recently, one was made aware of and responded to the above stated question, pertaining to confidentiality, posted on a professional networking site.  So when is it OK to break confidentiality in the workplace? Read More


Career Counselling: – Job Uncertainty in Australian Labour Market

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Job Uncertainty – Don’t focus on the negative

 

Over the past 9 months there has been a barrage of major and iconic Australian companies and institutions hitting the wall and closing their doors as the effects of the Australian and Global economies are felt across the nation.

Last night alone, the local news reported that the NSW state government will strip $1.7 billion from the Education sector over the next four (4) years – that equates to $67 million pa.

Coupled with the closure of iconic brands such as Darrell Lea and King Island employees are losing their jobs in record numbers.  Job security and the economy is not what is was and the impact of this radical correction in our national and global economies will be felt for some time to come.

So as an individual what can you do?  Read More


Career Counselling: – Why is it taking so long to find a job?

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Job Search

Why is it taking me so long to find a job? Blu Ripples Career Counselling Services provides insight into this question – read more below

One recently heard and read some interesting articles on the length of time it takes for various members of the Australian workforce to attain a new position.  The broadcasts and articles stated that Read More


Professional Counselling Services: Manadatory Reporting of Child Abuse

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Blu Ripples is a mandatory reporter

Blu Ripples is a mandatory reporter

Sometimes in life we have to make difficult and painful decisions.  As a Counsellor and as the owner of Blu Ripples Counselling I have a mandatory reporting obligation to report Read More