Career Counselling: – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – How to pull it altogether and make a success of your career
Unless I have had the opportunity of meeting you in person or communicating with you via online discussion I do not know your individual story or where you are in your individual career life cycle however if your career story is anything like mine you have had some good, bad and down right ugly times in your life and career. There is no judgement, just a hypothesis based on ones’ personal experiences and those of clients one has helped over the years.
So often we get caught up in the shoulds of life and our careers, which basically translates into us placing expectations on ourselves, that we lose sight of are the bare basics; simply put that life and our careers come down to two fundamental aspects – experiences and relationships. Be it the relationship we have with ourselves and/or others or the experiences we crate or are presented to us in order to grow, develop and evolve as human beings.
Thus, when you look at the purpose of your career it really comes down to simply Read More
Searching for a Career Counsellor – Are you feeling overwhelmed and finding it difficult to determine if your preferred Career Counsellor is legitimate? Find out how to compare and contract Career Counselling Service providers so you do not make a costly mistake.
I remember back in the early 2000’s when I first started my practice (then called HR Aspects) and commenced market research to compare and contrast my expertise and experiences with competitors of the time; the internet was still in it’s infancy and very few organisations advertised on Google.
Fast forward 15+ years and there are hundreds and thousands of career providers spruiking their services on Google alone claiming to be a Career Counsellor, Career Coach, Professional Resume Writer, Career Development Consultant, Specialist or Expert. Quite frankly, for the average individual looking for someone to help them with their career related queries or concerns it is very confusing – how can you possibly sort out what services you need and want if Read More
There is an old saying that states “that what we think we want to do (an usually study for) when we leave school is not necessarily what we will end up doing when we are 25, 35, 55 or beyond for that matter”.
Careers Counselling is about helping you identify and explore what YOU want to do with your professional life not what others perceive you SHOULD do.
Why is this so important? Well in my opinion there are two (2) good reasons: –
Your career helps you achieve your dreams; and
30-40 years is a long death sentence if you are stuck in a job or profession you hate – it literally sucks the life out of you instead of providing inspiration and motivation.
Let Blu Ripples help you find your path; contact us today.
A long time ago, probably close to 16 years ago, a wise individual shared with me an eloquent acronym for grief and loss associated with loss in general however one perceives it to be pertinent in this situation. Read More
Blu Ripples is a nationally registered Career Counselling and Consulting practice. At the cornerstone of our practice is the passion to help people through life’s ripples; to add value, to challenge perceptions, to offer inspiration, support, encouragement and guidance through life’s ripples. We achieve this by providing all clients with a safe, caring and supportive environment in which they can identify, explore and release their thoughts, feelings and emotions; thus, in turn allowing our clients to confidently move forward in a direction and manner that is appropriate for them.