Maternity Leave

4 Maternity Leave Secrets to Keep Family and Career Intact

Mar 18th, 2016 Life, Motherhood, Work Roksana Fasovska 6 min read

Maternity leave is like that big pink elephant in the room, watching as you wrestle with power in a corporate world, patiently waiting for you to check out. No one speaks of its presence, yet how you take advantage of the “privilege” of maternity leave dictates your longevity in a profession you worked so hard to master. Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, describes the trepidation…

New Challenge

3 Ways to Know When You Are Ready for a New Challenge

Mar 9th, 2016 Work Roksana Fasovska 4 min read

Few of us are lucky enough to find jobs that we love at the start of our career. Testing out new work environments and opportunities is how we experience more personal growth. When you don’t try various options, you are likely to feel stuck in your job, waiting for that golden opportunity to tap into your true potential. But what if that moment never comes?…

High Heels

To Heel or Not To Heel?

Mar 8th, 2016 Fashion, Work Roksana Fasovska 5 min read

10 tips to help you comfortably (that’s right!) wear heels at work all day long. Beauty is pain they say, and, ladies, we’ve probably all known this to be true at some point or another. Maybe you squeeze your feet into those strappy little black heels in order to pull together that perfect outfit for the night out. But is it worth it to suffer…

Changing Industry

Changing Your Industry—So What’s the Big Deal?

Mar 7th, 2016 Work Roksana Fasovska 6 min read

After finishing university, I decided to pursue a career in accounting (yep, that’s right!!!) While there is nothing inherently wrong with accounting, those who know me would raise a collective eyebrow. Shortly afterwards, I realised that accounting just wasn’t for me. As luck (and a bit of “knocking on doors”) would have it, I was able to find a role in marketing within the same…

Pregnant at Work

5 Ways to Stay Healthy while Pregnant at Work

Mar 5th, 2016 Baby, Motherhood, Work Roksana Fasovska 4 min read

The truth is being pregnant is one of the healthiest times for a woman, but it is also a time when we are the most challenged–emotionally, physically, and biologically. As a multi-tasking career mum, I discovered that many of the on- the-job challenges I faced while being pregnant at work could be averted with the right precautions and a few modifications to my duties. Here,…