We discuss everything of importance regarding career choices and progress through to mental health at work, creating mentally well workplaces & much more. We feature key experts for specific topics, and keep an eye out for our Friday Rants, on things that have caught our eye that week!
Stuart Loudon from Loudon Legal - Challenging Existing Stereotypes & Mental Wellbeing in the Legal Industry
Sally talks to Stuart Loudon, commonly known as "a different kind of lawyer" about transitioning from a social worker into the legal industry, the challenges lawyers face surrounding mental wellbeing, the changing role of a lawyer and breaking down barriers in relation to mental health and serving your community.
Sonia McDonald - Leadership Advisor, Author & Keynote Speaker on Courageous Leadership
Sonia talks to Sally about how she developed her career in leadership advisory including talking about how leaders can show courage and kindness in 2020.
They also discuss the skills required to lead remotely, the ingredients that make up a courageous leader, the importance of aligning employees behaviours with values and much more.
Josh Quarmby from Blokepedia - Emerging from COVID & Launching New Online Programs
Josh drops by the CDC office to talk to Pat about how Blokepedia have survived and are adjusting to life as a small business as we all emerge from COVID.
They discuss a range of topics including Zoom fatigue, launching new online mens health & wellbeing programs, balancing work and technology and how to move an events based business forward for the remainder of 2020.
Find out more about the great work Josh the Blokepedia team do by visiting http://blokepedia.com/
Online Mental Health First Aid Explained - How Is It Run & What To Expect?
Our Principal Master Mental Health Trainer, Tina Winchester, joins Pat to discuss everything you need to know about the new 100% online MHFA Course.
Tina explains how the new online course is structured and run, why has it been introduced, what attendees can expect & what software or devices are required?
Tina will also talk about any challenges she has noted in presenting the new course whilst outlining the benefits to learning MHFA online.
If you have a question about the new Online Mental Health First Aid course, this is the podcast episode for you.
For more information about the new online MHFA course, please visit our dedicated page https://www.careerdevelopmentcentre.com.au/mental-health-first-aid-courses-online/
Navigating Through Remote Working as a Parent With Tina Winchester & Amy Guest
In todays episode, Amy & Tina discuss navigating through the current remote working environment, as a parent.
They cover off on the good days, the bad days, what helps and what doesn't.
This is an honest conversation, that acknowledges the real difficulties and the need to be kind to ourselves in this unique situation.
Amanda Bulow - Founder & Chairperson at Awesome Women in Construction (AWIC) on Women In Construction
Tina caught up with Amanda Bulow, the Founder & Chairperson of Awesome Women in Construction (AWIC).
AWIC is a not-for-profit association providing a supportive community for women working in the construction industry providing personal and professional development and confidence building opportunities.
Tina talks to Amanda about her 20 year career in construction, how bringing together a small group of women for a breakfast event led to establishing a NFP, the importance of networking and tips for women considering entering the construction industry as a career.
You can learn more about the great work that AWIC do via www.awic.org.au