Shireen DuPreez

Executive Search. Recruitment. Career Coaching.

Curtin Ignition 2019

Last week I was fortunate to be a delegate at the Curtin Ignition program, which is like a mini MBA for innovators. I loved being back at university! Short courses … Continue reading

September 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

How to Manage Your Money During a Career Transition

I am a long-time fan of personal finance expert Suze Orman. I first started watching her shows and reading her books when I lived in California. Suze gives great advice … Continue reading

February 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Which Social Media Platforms are Best for Personal Branding?

By effectively using social media, you can create an omnipresent visibility of your skill set where it can easily be found by people who might have an interest in hiring … Continue reading

January 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Crewing at UPW – Tony Robbins, My Second Fire Walk and Other Highlights

Tony Robbins’ Unleash the Power Within (UPW) Sydney 2016 brought together 250 crew members and 4000 participants for an epic 4 day personal development journey. The event was held at the Dome, … Continue reading

November 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

ATC (Australasian Talent Conference) 2015 – Wrap Up

This years ATC was held at the Hilton Sydney in June. I was joined by 300 others, including my ex colleague and friend Pip who flew down from Brisbane to … Continue reading

July 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Career Management Masterclass

Successful and Happy at Work! – Use your strengths more at work – Love what you do everyday – Get noticed. Educated professionals who are able to use their strengths at … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Talent Sourcing an Essential Recruiter Skill – Learn How from Martin and I

Top recruiters have a broad skillset across disciplines including: human resources, psychology, marketing, consulting, management, research, sales, process trouble-shooting, commerce, technology, social media, match making, coaching and sourcing. Proactive sourcing … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

ATC (Australasian Talent Conference) 2014 – Wrap up

  In May I made my annual trip to Sydney for the Australasian Talent Conference. The conference was held near Circular Quay a perfect location to take in Sydney’s amazing views and tap … Continue reading

June 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Happy 2014! The Wish Tree and plans

Early in the new year I visited the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney where I placed a wish on the Wish Tree at the Yoko Ono exhibition. My wish … Continue reading

January 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

What is the Hidden Job Market and how can you gain access to it?

As noted in two recent Wall Street Journal articles (Beware the Phantom Job Listing, and Take Your Search for a Job Offline), 50 to 80 per cent of jobs aren’t … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

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