Posted in Academic Planning, Career Consulting Services, Career Counselling, Career Development, Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA), Career Interest Testing, Career Planning, Key Transferable Skills, Labour Markets, Psychometric Profiling (Testing) Posted on August 12, 2013
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.
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 and how can a Career Counsellor help me?
Blu Ripples defines the role of a Career Counsellor as a Read More
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
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
Blu Ripples provides Career Guidance and Advice to High School Students
As many regular readers may recall late last year (2011) I, Katherine Foster (t/as Blu Ripples) was honoured to provide Career Guidance and Advice to members of Year 8 at Ravenswood School for Girls.
An interesting question that was raised was: –
Do you think that a school and it’s environment can influence your career?
Detailed below is my response:- Read More
Blu Ripples® was recently honoured to provide Career Guidance and Advice to members of Year 8 at Ravenswood School for Girls.
Armed with a series of in-depth questions including (but not limited to) educational and environmental influences, perspectives on HSC, subject and university selection; these young ladies demonstrated a thirst for knowledge and a maturity beyond their years.
Blu Ripples® wishes these young ladies the very best for their future; indeed one perceives that it will be very bright indeed.