1610, 2019

Psychometric Tests – What You Need to Know!

You made it to the shortlisting round for your dream job, and you pass with flying colours. Next you get another phone call from the HR Manager and you have progressed to the next round. […]

808, 2019

Queensland Labour Market Updates

As a coach, it is important that I stay on top of labour market information.  My clients need to know where the jobs are!  This includes sectors, occupations and locations, and where job opportunities are […]

1106, 2019

Can you Spot the Typo?

As a three time accredited resumé writer I am also experienced in
writing cover letters and job applications particularly for the Australian
Public Sector.  Having spent the past six
years working with clients to produce high quality and […]

804, 2019

Make Peace with your Past

If you are struggling to come to terms with a past mistake or error in judgement, maybe it’s time to look at what happened.  Sometimes people cannot move on with life or try something new […]

1303, 2019

How to keep focused during workplace change

I am taking an educated guess here – we have all experienced workplace change during our career.  Some great, some terrible.  When a major workplace change is underway —such as a Chief Finance Officer, CEO […]

1902, 2019

The Essence of Goal Planning – Be Realistic and Flexible

Goal setting and goal planning is a powerful process for thinking about your ideal future.  It generates internal motivation so you can turn your dreams into reality.  The process of setting goals helps you choose […]

1501, 2019

Welcome to 2019!

Well, 2019 has kicked off with a bang here at Life Path Career Coaching.  I have had an influx of clients, excited and motivated to progress or change their career, apply for new roles and […]

412, 2018

Remembering Your Career Accomplishments

Let’s set the scene – You find a job you love, you have five days until it closes, and you need to update your resumé.  You find your resumé and its two years out of […]

1910, 2018

Get stuff done with three rules

Are you struggling to get stuff done around your home?  Don’t seem to have the time? Are you maybe procrastinating just a little bit?  Well I hear you loud and clear.  Finding inspiration is easy […]

2709, 2018

10 Surprising Facts about Transferable Skills

Do you know your transferable skills?  Every wondered what they are?  We all have them yet often we undervalue the skills we have.  One definition described them as a core set of skills and abilities, […]

2008, 2018

Where will you be one year from now?

It’s a great life coaching question to ask yourself.  What does the next 365 days hold for you? Well we aren’t fortune tellers, so it’s not an easy question to answer.  The reason for thinking […]

1008, 2018

Resumé News Alert!

Hot off the press! As a Career Coach, I have just been received a specialty resumé writing credential. I was awarded an international designation as a Certified Resume Specialist (CRS) for Administrative professions.

Evaluated and awarded […]

3107, 2018

The Pros and Cons of Setting a Career Goal

Successful people have goals. It’s their mantra. However everyone at times will struggle with progressing along a chosen career path.  It can be easy to feel suffocated, confined, or lacking direction when it comes to […]

907, 2018

Australian Skills Shortage : What you need to know

What is a skills shortage?
Did you know that there is an Australian Skills Shortage? A skill shortage exists when employers are unable to fill or have considerable difficulty filling job vacancies. Basically, there are certain occupations that have […]

1906, 2018

5 Compelling Reasons For Goal Planning

What is goal planning?
We live in a period of great change.  Every aspect of our lives is changing, the way we work, that way we learn, socialize and shop.  Generally, people fear change, particularly if […]

1206, 2018

Parents as Career Role Models

Anyone reading this blog aged 25 to 45 may be wondering if your parents or external factors chose your career path. Everyone goes through career changes including your parents, and they can be an important […]

2805, 2018

7 Things Most People Don’t Know About Life Coaching

Ever thought about Hiring a Life Coach?
In 2016 there was a global study conducted that indicated there are at least 53,000 professional coaches registered with the International Coach Federation. This organisation is the leading body […]

2404, 2018

10 Ways to be Courageous and Kind to Yourself

Be Kind to Yourself and Others!
You know what – life just sometimes gets in the way. It causes stress, heartache, sadness, happiness and sometimes distractions. When these rollercoaster of emotions strike, it is a good […]

1004, 2018

The Worst Advice I Have Heard About Interview Preparation

Going to an interview soon? Don’t believe everything you hear about interviews.
As a Career, Life and Leadership coach I work with a range of clients and help them to achieve their goals. Prior to coaching, […]

603, 2018

10 things you MUST add to your Resumé

Have you ever wondered what needs to be added to your current resumé? Well in this part two article, here are sharing of my top resumé tips.   If you are an active job seeker, writing […]

2202, 2018

The 10 things you need to REMOVE from your Resumé

Have you ever wondered if there is something in your current resumé that needs to be REMOVED? Well look no further; I am sharing my top tips in this blog!

If you are an active job […]

1502, 2018

LinkedIn – 7 Key Tips

Like it or not, LinkedIn is here to stay! If you are still hesitant about using social media avenues, then here are some general tips for the world of LinkedIn. Over 3.4 million Australians are […]

102, 2018

Bounce Back From a Redundancy

A job loss can be a difficult time and transition period for many people. I myself was made redundant twice in my career. My first experience was in Cairns and it was horrendous.  I burst out […]

1201, 2018

Consider non-digital tactics in job hunting

I recently coached a client who was an Enrolled Nurse and had become redundant after 20 years with the one employer. “Joan” was devastated and unsure of what to do next. Her resumé had not […]

1912, 2017

Leadership and Positive Behaviours

For those of you who are leaders in their field, manage or supervise employees, could you describe your leadership style in one sentence? I coach many leaders and have identified and implemented with clients successful […]

709, 2017

Are you too hard on yourself?

Negativity and self-doubt sap our esteem and confidence. Ever heard the terminology “Don’t beat yourself up”, well it’s true. I can sometimes be hard on myself, especially when I have made a silly error when […]

2807, 2017

Structure vs Spontaneity

I am fascinated with personality profiling and use this scientific based self-assessment tool with several of my coaching clients.  One of the four mental functions in personality profiling is “Judging” and “Perceiving”.  This function is […]

2402, 2017

Embracing Change – how it’s hard for some of us!

I am not a person that readily accepts change. I like it and know that change is definitely a good thing! It just takes me a little longer to adapt, sometimes years, sometimes decades! I […]

1601, 2017

New Year, New Beginnings!

As we rocket into January 2017, I do hope you had a relaxing and invigorating festive season! Did you reflect on the past year? Did you give yourself permission to have some quality “me” time? […]

2511, 2016

2016 Annual Review

It is November and the festive season is fast approaching, and now is a perfect opportunity to refocus, relax and recharge.  For me, I reflect on the inside – it’s an introvert thing! I find that if I […]

1609, 2016

My 3-week Journey – Part 2

You may recall my blog from February this year that described a personal journey that I embarked on, to manage my family connections and misunderstood emotions. As an only child, I have a great deal of […]

208, 2016

I took the Instagram plunge!

A few months ago, I wrote about how I launched my new website and started posting articles on LinkedIn – AND how I overcame my FEAR of writing on such a public forum.

Now, I took […]

507, 2016

Are you feeling stuck?

It is currently raining as I write this blog and I can hear the soft patter of drops on the roof, it is chilly and grey outside. Days like this are wonderful for reflecting, and […]

3105, 2016

Conventional Thinking Never Changed Anything

I sat listening to Maxine Mckew say these very words at the recent Career Development Associate of Australia (CDAA) National Conference, just last week.  Maxine, a journalist, TV presenter, politician, lecturer and now author gave […]

2204, 2016

When Bad Things Happen

“From bad things, good things happen” – this quote was emailed to my mother in the Chinese and English language, from a Cathay Pacific airline hostess. Why? Because my mum was travelling to Glasgow, via […]

1603, 2016

LinkedIn Lesson

This week is a milestone – I published my first ever LinkedIn article on Pulse and I launched julie-street.com , my second website.

The lesson I learnt was to let go of the inner voice that […]

1502, 2016

My 3-week journey

For the past three weeks I have been away from my hometown of Brisbane and been on a self-discovery that centred on family health and care and relationship dynamics.

As an only child, I have a […]

812, 2015

The festive season arrives…

Another year has passed in the blink of an eye and at this time of year, reflecting, refocussing and reconnecting with loved ones is crucial. First, let me wish you and your family a safe […]

1011, 2015

It’s time to stop the self-sabotage

Today, let us shine a light on self-sabotage, or as it is commonly referred to – Procrastination. Ah…yes we all know that word!

Self-sabotage is a combination of destructive behaviours that can produce damaging actions and […]

1010, 2015

My Coaching Commitment

This month I became an Associate Certified Coach (ACC), approved by the International Coach Federation (ICF). This career milestone signifies my commitment to professional standards in the coaching industry, and to my own continued growth and […]

1109, 2015

Another Milestone

This month, in fact this week, marks the third anniversary of Life Path Career Coaching! It would not have been possible without you, my clients. You are amazing, kind and wonderful individuals who have made […]

1008, 2015

What is your personality type telling you?

Do you know your personality type? Have you ever wondered what makes you different from everybody else on the planet?

Every human is unique and is born with certain traits. As you grow, learn, see, hear, […]

1307, 2015

What are your Core Values?

When I first began studying life coaching four years ago, the student cohort was introduced to the concept of “core values”. I had no idea its meaning or intent and shortly understanding the concept, conducted […]

2406, 2015

Where is your focus?

One of my favourite quotes that I use in coaching is to “The past is behind, learn from it. The future is ahead, prepare for it. The present is here, live it”.

It comes from Thomas […]

1106, 2015

Being Thankful

Leading on from having a positive mental attitude (PMA) and removing negative mental attitudes (NMA), I would like to ask you one simple question.

What are you thankful for?

This is not necessarily about what you are […]

2705, 2015

Remove the Negative Mental Attitude

This week’s blog follows on from having a Positive Mental Attitude (PMA). Have you been practicing the seven steps? See: https://www.lifepathcoach.com.au/blog/having-a-positive-mental-attitude/

I have found throughout my career and even when coaching some clients, the Negative Mental […]

705, 2015

Having a Positive Mental Attitude

I like to call myself a “positive-bunny”, even my friends and family will agree. Very little gets me down, unless of course tragedy or sadness prevail due to unforeseen circumstances.

However, I always take the positive […]

2104, 2015

Resumé Perspectives

Today I celebrate my first blog post! I am excited yet a little unsure about sharing my thoughts on the inter-web…However this is when change starts, one small step after another.

I would like to chat about resumés. […]