Business Women Media: Use the power of social media to increase your revenue

Michelle wrote this article titled “Use the power of social media to increase your revenue” that originally appeared in Business Women Media that discusses how social media is creating new career opportunities and income streams for savvy people and early adopters willing to jump on board. Social media and technology is not only changing how […]

Inside HR: 3 tips HR can use to supercharge careers including their own

Michelle wrote this article titled “3 tips HR can use to supercharge careers including their own” that originally appeared in Inside HR that highlights three tips that can help HR teams to take careers development to the next level. Organisations, particularly large ones, undergo constant restructures and change. At the same time, the HR executive’s […]

RPP: How to gear up for fast and frequent change (Podcast)

With the rise of tech and digital taking over the business world, it seems the art of communication may be at risk. Although business is still dealing with PEOPLE, teams are made up of humans, customers are human – TODAY we discuss how to gear up for fast and frequent change, how the customer experience […]

Daily Mail Australia: The FIVE questions job seekers should ask recruiters

Daily Mail Australia – The FIVE questions job seekers should ask recruiters – and the secret to making a good first impression at an interview Read the article at Daily Mail Australia 1. Why is the position being advertised? The role of the recruiter is to help the hiring manager find the most suitable person […]

GRC Professional: Why it’s time to disagree

Good decision making is a critical skill for governance, risk and compliance professionals.  Michelle wrote this article for  GRC Magazine. It’s not hard these days to see the evidence of ineffective decision-making—from Facebook’s privacy data disasters with Cambridge Analytica, to the stories emerging from the Banking Royal Commission. Good decision-making isn’t just about the process used […]

Public Service News: Career Leap: How to Reinvent and Liberate Your Career

PS News recently reviewed Michelle’s second book “Career Leap: How to Reinvent and Liberate your Career”. They say, “Gibbings highlights that opportunities will pass you by if you don’t assess where you are now in your career, be an architect on where you want to leap to, activate how you get there and accelerate how you […]

In The Black: Considering a career change? Plan carefully.

The days of having a step-by-step career in one organisation are past, and new models of work are emerging. Changes once seen as radical are no longer seen as unusual, but to make them work takes planning, awareness and self-organisation. My article, which was first published on In The Black outlines how to make a career leap. […]

Queensland Times: Key to landing yourself a $100k job

Many people dream of having a high-paying job that will take them away from the routine of the everyday working week and put more money in their pocket. My article, which originally appeared on the Queensland Times (QT) website, identifies some keys to landing a $100k job. You can read it here. — MANY people […]

News.com.au: How to land a $100k job

You might think it’s beyond your reach, but there are plenty of high-paying careers out there. My article, which first appeared on the News.com.au website, identifies six tips will help you land that high-paying job. — MANY people dream of having a high-paying job that will take them away from the routine of the everyday […]

MamaMia: Five tips on turning your hobby into a cash machine – without leaving your day job

A ‘side business’, ‘side hustle’ or ‘moonlighting’ is effectively what I call the ‘dual track’ approach to making a career leap. It means staying in your current role, whilst having a business on the side. My article “Five tips on turning your hobby into a cash machine – with leaving your day job”, originally appeared […]

Women’s Health – 8 things to keep in mind when asking for a pay rise

Asking for a pay rise can be terrifying, but it doesn’t have to be. My article originally appeared in Women’s Health.   Asking for a pay rise is something most people dread. However, when you shy away from negotiating you are walking away from lots of potential upsides: increased pay, more flexible working hours and […]

MamaMia: Four ways to deal with a horrible boss – that don’t involve quitting on the spot

This article originally appeared on the MamaMia website.   Dealing with a bad boss is not about getting even, but getting savvy about how you manage it. Here are four critical tips. Understand what’s driving their behaviour Seek to understand what’s driving their behaviour, and whether this behaviour is consistent or out of character. There’s […]

The Educator: Curious Leadership

Rather than having all the answers, good leadership is the art of asking the right questions. This article first appeared in The Educator magazine – you can read the entire article here. — In today’s fast-paced world, there’s often an expectation that leaders need to have the answers at their fingertips, that’s it’s not OK to […]

Business Women Media: It’s time to disrupt yourself

My article “It’s time to disrupt yourself” first appeared on the Business Women Media website.  The rules of work have changed and to stay in the game you need to know how to adapt to them and, at times, break them. In the past, the rules of the game were fixed. They were set by […]

Dynamic Business: Let’s talk … flexible work

Along with more than a dozen other business leaders, I contributed to an article about flexible work and what businesses must consider when implementing flexible work models to their organisation.  The article originally appeared on the Dynamic Business website, here. Since the inception of the World Wide Web in 1991, technology, business and daily life […]

LinkedIn: Presentation Skills – what the best presenters do!

Having the ability to effectively communicate and connect to one or many people at a time is an invaluable skill. For some people, it comes naturally and others not so, but everyone still needs to practice. I was delighted to contribute to this articleby Gabriella Horak of What’s Your Edge, about presentation tips from people […]

Institute of Managers & Leaders: Book Review ‘Career Leap’

My book ‘Career Leap: How to reinvent and liberate your career” was reviewed in the Institute of Mangers and Leaders magazine. You can read the full review here. — Career Leap: How to Reinvent and Liberate your Career For most people, the era of spending their working lives in a single field and a single organisation […]

AFR BOSS: Advice for amping up

It was a privilege to coach Renate Vogt, General Manager of CitiPower and Powercor. Helping her navigate through her new role on an executive level has been a rewarding experience. This article originally appeared in The Australian Financial Review – read on to find out exactly how I helped Renate in stepping up… Michelle Gibbings was an executive in […]