Careers

What I learned from reading 385 job applications

Okay, so I’m kind of weird. This year I’ve employed six people. It’s not supposed to be this way; just ask the Daily Telegraph: “The chance jobseekers with little or no experience have of finding work has plummeted, with startling figures revealing entry-level positions are ‘virtually non-existent’. Graduate jobs represent...

Getting out of debt

Rich Girl Loses it All

This week we’re going to do something a little different. See, right now, the newspapers are full of the tragedy. It’s desperately sad and heartbreaking and futile all at the same time: but the fact is, none of us can control the acts of terrorists. So this week I’m going...

Careers

Why it sucks to be a young person in Australia

If you see a Millennial — a person aged between 18 and 34 — go up and give them a great big hug. They need it. Australian Millennials are among the most miserable young people on the planet — well, according to the findings of a new survey released by...

Careers

How to Score a $1.6 Million Pay Rise

Let me share with you an actual email I received from a former employee a few years ago: Hey Boss, I know I haven’t exactly lived up to expectations since I started, but in my contract there’s a clause that says I’m entitled to ask for a payrise each year....