Body & Soul: Your job getting you down? Here’s 5 ways to shake things up without quitting

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Bored? Stuck in a rut? Looking for what’s next? You don’t need to quit your job to find more joy at work. Thanks to news.com (Body & Soul) for asking me to share some tips in this article. Workplace expert Michelle Gibbings knows that even work that is fun eventually becomes mundane. However, that doesn’t […]

Foundr: 5 ways to supercharge your creativity

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In this article for Foundr, I outline five innovative ways you can get creative and supercharge career. When you think about creativity and innovation, what comes to mind? The iPhone? Driverless cars? Art and sculpture? Or things that were once considered innovative, such as the humble toaster? Creativity and innovation are all around us. It […]

Yahoo Finance: 4 steps to supercharging your career this financial year

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In this article for Yahoo Finance, Michelle outlines her four steps in order to supercharge your career this finacial year. The new financial year is here, and it’s the perfect time to do a stocktake on your career and build a plan to supercharge your progress. Check your career’s fitness How fit is your career? […]

SA Today Podcast: Getting Back into the Workforce

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Michelle was interviewed by Jennie Lenman on her podcast SA Today about getting back into the workforce. It is not easy getting back into the workforce after taking time out – but it can be done! Workplace expert and author Michelle Gibbings joins Jennie Lenman to share some advice. Listen to the SA Today podcast […]

Change it podcast: Being the leader of your career with Michelle Gibbings

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Michelle enjoyed speaking to Eloise Seidelin on her podcast Change it about her career journey. In Episode 12 of Change It, Workplace Expert Michelle Gibbings shares her journey through a successful corporate Career in Change into launching her own business. She shares: Curiosity and learning opening doors What makes you competitive in your career Corporate- […]

Is it time to suck the marrow?

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Bored? In a rut? Hate your job? But you have a dilemma.You don’t want to leave where you work. It could be that you like the organisation’s culture or work colleagues or personal circumstances mean it’s not a good time to shift roles. What do you do when you don’t enjoy your work, but you […]

In the Black: Tapping the new talent pool

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In this article for In the Black, Michelle speaks to Johanna Leggatt about transferable skill sets. One of the most devastating economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the widespread job losses, with many companies shedding staff to trim costs, and some businesses disappearing altogether. According to the International Labour Organisation’s Asia-Pacific Employment and […]

Do you need to change your shoes?

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Working from home prompted lots of change. Most notably, we no longer needed to pay much attention to what was happening to the bottom half of our wardrobe. I only recently discovered a hidden downside from that trend. Getting ready for a recent public, in-person event, I went to put on high heels and found […]

In the Black: Stuck on the sidelines

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In this article for In The Black, Johanna Leggatt and I discuss how to handle the setback of being overlooked for a promotion. You have been sidelined and missed out on a promotion. Quite naturally, you feel unappreciated and confused. Most frustrating of all, you have the skills, the smarts and the drive to pull […]

New Idea: 5 ways to jazz up your resume

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Michelle was invited by New Idea to share ways you can jazz up your CV to help you return to the workforce. Read her 5 tips in this article. Maybe the pandemic has affected your industry, or perhaps you’ve been out of the workforce to raise a family. When a person is looking for work, […]