CU 30: Robert Riopel, Success Teacher

Did you ever get taught that if you worked hard and stayed loyal to your company, you would taken care of?  Does that sound familiar? Does it sound unreasonable?! This was certainly the upbringing that Robert Riopel, this weeks guest on Careers Unplugged, had and it was also something he deeply believed in - right up until he was laid off for the third time!! Check out Robert’s journey to resurrect his career, to achieve the kind of success in life he felt he deserved and how he teaches people to do the same. Read more »

CU 24: Neda Rahmani, World Music Inspiration

Let’s get one thing straight, multi-cultural artist & world music inspiration Neda Rahamani is a very colourful woman! Don;t miss this week’s episode of Careers Unpplugged, in which Neda shares her inspiring journey from serving fish & chips to performing in front of 90,000 people… and everything in between, including Tumbarumba, the Brazilian rhythm spectacle; nearly every major stage in Australia including the big day out, Grand Prix, Splendour on the Grass, the Arts Centre Victoria, and, of course, the iconic, Neda - All Colour Project, Neda’s world music and fashion extravaganza. But what of her personal story? What about her advice, guidance and thoughts about following the ‘spark insider you”? Don’t miss this episode to learn!! Read more »

CU 21: Andrew Laidlaw, Royal Botanic Gardens Landscape Architect

Does your career bring joy to others? Andrew Laidlaw is the landscape architect at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne and has been a lecturer in Garden Design for 25 years at the University of Melbourne, He is also the winner of: - 3 x Gold Medals at the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show; - The Landscape of the Year Award; and the - 2005 Victoria Tourism Award for Best New Tourism Development, for his work at the Children’s Garden… More recently, Andrew is regular presenter on ABC 774’s Saturday morning gardening program amongst other media and is currently creating the “Gardens of Peace in GAZA”, with W Moira Kelly. Read more »

CU 20: Kim Morrison, Self-Care Entrepreneur

Kim is a professional health and lifestyle educator, with a background in aromatherapy alongside tactile therapies, homeobotanical therapy, fitness consulting and personal training. She is now acknowledged as a world leader in her field of self-care She is a mother, An author of 4 books, Owner of chemical free Aromatherapy and Skincare range called Twenty8 And an inspiring, educational & motivating speaker (who also has her own podcast!!) Read more »

CU 13: Damian Kristof, Wellness Guru

Our special guest in this episode is none other than "Wellness Guy", Damian Kristof. Familiar to many Wellness Couch listeners as co-founder and host of the Wellness Guys - Australia's No.1 ranked Health Podcast, as well as host of smash hit TV show “Downsize me” and special guest presenter on national radio channel, TRIPLE M. Don't miss Damian's journey to becoming a celebrity wellness guru, Naturopath & Chiropractor as well as being the creator of "Forage", his own range breakfast cereal. Read more »

CU 10: Peter Jones, Event Manager Extraordinaire

Our guest today is one of Australia's leading event producers, with over 1200 shows in both Australia and overseas for clients including the Australian Football League, Grand Prix, Qantas and Australian Olympic Committee. He has been the recipient of 24 awards from the meeting & events industry association of Australia, including being inducted into the hall of fame in 2 categories. Some of his recent events have included – Visits to Melbourne by both Her Majesty the Queen and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, Oprah Winfrey and the AFL Grand Final Parade. Read more »

CU 08: Cyndi O'Meara, Nutritionist & Author

Our special guest, Cyndi O’Meara, is the international best-selling author of “Changing Habits Changing Lives” and “Companion Cookbook”, as well as being an internationally acclaimed nutritionist & speaker, an award winning business woman and a proud and active mother of 3! Don't miss this great episode of Careers Unplugged with Cyndi, share her story, learn from her experiences and insights and be inspired! Read more »

CU 04: Jenny Butcher, HR Director

Our special guest in this episode, Jenny Butcher, is one of Australia's most highly regarded Human Resource Directors. Jenny has worked in both the Commercial & not for profit sectors and also as a consultant, holding a range of leadership roles at organizations including Accenture, Hudson & Logical Edge and has helped clients such as Sensis, Johnson & Johnson, Janssen-Cilag, Perpetual and Visy. Jenny talks openly about her own experiences and also passes on valuable advice about how to create a 'business case' to be recruited! Don't miss this episode with Jenny. Read more »

CU 02: Peter O'Brien, Inventor & Sculptor

Our special guest this week, Peter O’Brien, studied art, worked in theatre & film, became an art director, and is now a successful inventor & manufacturer selling his products globally. His amazing journey shows how fascinating and incredible your career can be. Don't miss it! Read more »