Author: Michelle Gibbings

Retail Pharmacy: How to know if you have a power-hungry boss (and what to do about it)

In this article featured on the Retail Pharmacy website, Michelle looks at how you can establish if you have a power-hungry boss and what you can do about it. There’s an old saying: power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. It’s attributed to Lord Acton, a nineteenth-century British historian and moralist. In an organisational context, […]

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Insurance Business Australia: Are you making bad decisions for your insurance career?

Michelle offers her insight on the nine important things that should always be taken into account when it comes to important decision making. To read the article, visit the Insurance Business Australia website. It’s estimated that the average adult makes about 35,000 conscious decisions every day – of course, some of them are far more […]

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Are you being too nice?

When you think of someone who is nice what characteristics spring to mind? Perhaps it’s someone who is helpful, kind, generous and thoughtful. They are usually positive traits. However, as a leader if you are always seeking to be nice it can cause problems, particularly if the motivating drive behind your ‘niceness’ is a desire […]

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LongRoom: Career expert reveals how ‘detaching’ yourself and ‘seeking leverage’ are key to getting a pay rise

Negotiating a pay rise is a daunting prospect whatever the circumstances but, according to Michelle in an article featured on the LongRoom website, it can become especially terrifying when you’re in an interview for a new job. But career expert Michelle Gibbings said there are five things you should do to improve your chances. Leverage […]

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Daily Mail: Do your homework, negotiate trade-offs and NEVER be inflexible: Expert reveals the art of negotiating your salary during a job interview

In this article published in the Daily Mail, Michelle offers her insight on how to effectively negotiate salary during a job interview. Seeking leverage and remaining emotionally detached are key for negotiations  The expert advises against being too inflexible, as this could turn off employers Do your homework so you know what you’re entitled to […]

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