As a Professionals Australia member, you can access a wide range of tools and information services designed to support you in developing your career, no matter whether you are graduating from university, in the mid-stage of your career or in advanced career stage transition. As well as assisting you with finding employment, advice on improving your resume, assistance with preparing for interviews, help with performance appraisals and guidance on how to achieve a good work life balance, we aim to assist you with information and practical help with issues that particularly impact women as they move throughout their careers. This includes advice on overcoming imposter syndrome, returning from a career break, ways to more successfully negotiate a salary increase and how to effectively organise your finances.
Read our position paper on Career development, guidance and advancement for women here.
Overcoming your fear of public speaking
Public speaking can present a range of challenges to professionals – but it is worth working towards building your skills in this area because there’s no doubt that an inability to talk about what you do to a group will impede the progress of your career. While there’s no instant “cure”, these resources from can take you through strategies to help face your fears and deal with other common workplace challenges. Click on the titles to view the resources and if you want to do one of the Inkling courses, click here to register online and use the code “PROFAUST” to obtain a 10 per cent discount on the course cost.
- 5 tips for being an engaging public speaker, featuring downloadable 5 tips brochure
- Six words to resolve conflict – a technique for clearer communication
- Tips to overcome negative projections