Driftwood Group

Work on you, not just on work

  Do you give as much time to you as you do to work? Through my career coaching, I see lots of people come to me in a panic – tapped on the shoulder to apply for a promotion, received redundancy, moving location with their partner or really hate their

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SEEK Sara Awards 2018 – Finalist!

We’re very excited to announce Driftwood Group is a finalist in the Most Innovative Agency of the Year category at the 2018 SEEK Sara Awards.   To all our clients and candidates – we couldn’t have done it without you! And to all our helpers, staff, collaborators and merchants of

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Falling Off A Skateboard

Did you learn to ride a skateboard when you were a kid? I did, but for some reason (ineptitude, and lack of practice, probably) I never really got any good at it… Perhaps neither did this client of mine. He runs a tech company. Just like everyone else these days.

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Healthy Hormone Diet
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Health & Wellbeing for a Happy Work Life

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Sleep, eat and exercise – Three simple ways to improve your health and wellbeing. It’s a hot topic about being conscious of our health and wellbeing. In recent times, I’ve spoken to lots of clients and colleagues about how busy everyone is and the need for some relaxation and down

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Yvonne
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From Backpacker to Business Owner

20 years ago this month, I arrived in Australia as a Backpacker, just one week after graduating from a Human Resources Degree in Dublin. As you can imagine I was excited about starting my work career but also super excited about spending a year doing lots of travel, including some

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Mother Daughter
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The Working Mums’ Circus

As a working Mum, I have been really lucky to work part-time in my own business while my kids were little. But all of that changed this February. 2017 has been a significant milestone with my youngest daughter starting school. Her brother began a year before, so we had a sort

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Frank
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When Ya Got A Job To Do…Ya Got To Do It Well

A Classic Case of ‘Find What You Love Doing…And Just Do That’ Frank Foster (1923 – 2016) Legendary shirt maker to the stars Frank Foster, born Lionel Frank in East London in 1923, has passed away at the age of 93. Frank Foster had the honour of creating costumes for

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Healthy
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Are You Happy & Healthy at Work?

I meet lots of people who feel stressed at work, don’t take a lunch break and are stuck at their desk for a whole day. Sound like you? Then read on… A friend of mine worked right near Circular Quay in Sydney for years. I once asked him how often

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Driftwood Goes Global!

As a network member of NPA Worldwide, we are very excited to announce that we now have an extensive International reach when it comes to recruitment and executive search.  We joined NPA in December last year and I was fortunate to get to Washington DC in March to meet lots

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Are You Working At Your Dream Job?

Every day, I feel very lucky to do what I love doing – for work. Growing up I wanted to be a nurse (like my mum) or an accountant (my dad taught economics). Somehow I ended up in Human Resources – which if you think about it, is kind of

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