Kirsten’s Corner

Are you Procrastinating or are you overwhelmed?

“Procrastination is not a form of laziness at all. It’s a coping mechanism for stress.” . The 5 Second Rule: Transform Your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage . We all have that family member who has been unemployed, are in a dire...

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The Path of Least Resistance

Energy moves down the path of least resistance, be it water in a river or electricity through a circuit. Your life is the same way - it moves down the path of least resistance.  Recruiters also take the path of...

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Talent is overrated

“Most people learn how to do their jobs in the first year, and then they never get any better. They just coast in their jobs. But the only direction you can coast is downhill. . The average person does only an average...

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Part Three: Tertiary Education sells you on Dreams

It’s sad, but true.  Tertiary education is a business like any other.  They must sell you on studying qualifications through them, with the promise of amazing careers, dream jobs and huge salaries.  The truth is, that a lot of the...

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Part Two: Who wants this job- you or your mom?

Every recruiter’s pet peeve- when a girlfriend, boyfriend, best friend, wife; or in this case- parent, phones on behalf of their child to find out about jobs. When you are starting your career, there is not a lot on your CV...

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Put it in writing

“Researchers selected a large number of people who had made New Year’s resolutions.  They then divided these people into two categories: those who had set New Year’s resolutions and written them down and those who had set New Year’s resolutions...

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