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Become self-aware

Being able to observe yourself, know your strengths and weaknesses, and objectively self-evaluate your performance, is critical for career success and life satisfaction. Most of us have to do annual …

Take care of yourself

Learning to take care of our physical and mental health is the basic foundation for good self-management. This means adopting a sensible approach to sleep, exercise and diet, and are …

Play, purpose and potential

Setting up the right conditions that reward and motivate us for success are key to effective self-leadership. Southwest Airlines encourage their employees to treat customer interactions as a type of …

Change your mindset

How we think can change not only our confidence, but also our competence. The saying ‘you’re only as old as you think you are’ may actually be truer than we …

From self-management to self-leadership

Self-management involves motivating, coaching and leading ourselves to become the best we can be in our personal and professional lives. Some writers have suggested we take the ‘management’ out of …

Ready to get your credential?

Thank you for participating in Career Credentials: Evidence Your Self-management Skills We hope you enjoyed this course and found these materials stimulating and engaging. If you’ve gathered enough examples and …

Evidencing your expertise

There are many ways to evidence your expertise in self-management and prove your capability to employers. In this article, Trina Jorre De St Jorre explains what credentials are and how …

What we’ve learned so far

This week we focused on the relationship between self-management, employability and the changing world of work. In this article, Marcus O’Donnell provides a summary of what was covered, including some …

Why self-management matters

Self-management is the ability to effectively manage your personal and professional goals while you adapt and change. A recent report by the Foundation for Young Australians suggests that someone starting …

The role of transferrable skills in employability

Transferable skills – like self-management – are becoming increasingly important for obtaining jobs, adapting to changing job roles and performing well in the workplace. In this article, Dr Trina Jorre …

Welcome back

Welcome to Week 2 of ‘Career Credentials: Evidence Your Self-management Skills.’ In this video Marcus O’Donnell outlines what you’ll be learning this week. Self-management is not just about motivation. As …

Putting it together

In this video, Marcus O’Donnell talks about what you’ve learned and how to put it all together to answer the big questions posed in this course. Congratulations on making it …

Employer perspectives

There are many reasons why organisations seek people with strong self-management skills. In this video, senior workplace leaders share their perspectives about self-management and why it matters for employers and …

What’s on for next week?

Next week, we’ll be looking more closely at some of the key skills associated with self-management, and what you can do to develop these capabilities. In this video, Marcus O’Donnell …

Let’s get started

Self-management is in high demand across all industries and employment sectors. But what does good self-management look like? What self-management skills do you have and how would you go about …
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