Succeed in your career with George Calombaris, Craig Moore and Melbourne Victory

This week on Careers Unplugged Stu is joined by Melbourne Victory football stars Adrian Leijer and Leigh Broxham and interviews Masterchef George Calombaris and Socceroo legend Craig Moore about career change, career transition and what they recommend people should do early in their careers to achieve success in the future. Read more »

How to have impact in your career with AFL coach Paul Roos & retail guru Ian McLeod

In the second of our Melbourne Victory special edition episodes, guest co-hosts Adrian Leijer and Leigh Broxham join Stu Hayes to interview non other than AFL Premiership coach Paul Roos and Wesfarmers Retail guru Ian McLeod. This is an episode not to miss - learn from Paul and Ian as they share openly about their careers, families and the tough path of leadership at the highest level. Read more »

Fr Bob Maguire, Social Entrepreneur

Ever wonder how Catholic priest could be an Entrepreneur? Father Bob has worked as a beekeeper and been awarded an Order of Australia for his tireless service to the community & work with the poor, in addition to receiving “the Australian Entrepreneur of the year award”. He has hosted TV shows, podcasts and radio programs, and even had a documentary about his life premier at the Melbourne Film Festival. He has founded multiple charities, including Open Family... all whilst serving the community as a Catholic priest! Read more »

CU 44: How Does Humour Help Your Career, with Damian Kristof, Vince Sorrenti & Max Walker

If you have ever wondered whether it's cool to be the class clown, whether being funny is likely to get you promoted or is actually holding you back, then don't miss this episode of Careers Unplugged in which Stu explores the role of humor in the workplace, along with some humorous bonus pieces involving Dr Damian Kristof from The Wellness Guys, sports legend Max Walker and super famous funny man, Vince Sorrenti. Read more »

CU 41: How to Get Started in Events & Entertainment with Instinct Founder, Rich Sayer

Rich Sayer’s career has been defined by two huge decisions, firstly to step away from life as an advertising executive in the ‘Big Apple’ to become a singer & guitarist, then later, after more than 2,500 gigs playing with some of Australia’s top musicians, to turn Instinct Entertainment into one of Australia’s leading Corporate Events Companies. Don’t miss this episode in which Stu Hayes explores the entertainment & event management career of his long-time friend and Careers Unplugged co-host. Read more »

CU 38: Con Georgiou, One Million Acts of Innovation Australia CEO

Con Georgiou is passionate about two things that are close to our hearts at Careers Unplugged, being innovation and group dynamics. As you will learn in this great episode of Careers Unplugged, the really interesting thing is what he is doing to help these occur side by side. Read more »

CU 36: Front-Line Doctor & Medical Researcher, Assoc Prof Jim Black

Can you imagine what it would be like to be a doctor in a war-zone? Little wonder Associate Professor Jim Black is committed to helping solve real world health problems with his incredible research team at the Nossal Institute these days. Jim's career has morphed incredibly from performing 'general duties' in Mozambique and in other front-line health care roles in the developing world to now being an Associate Professor in Global Health in the University of Melbourne’s Nossal Institute for Global Health. His current research interests include the development of low-cost technology for health in developing countries, and especially the uses of mobile devices to enhance the delivery of healthcare services. Read more »

CU 35: Master Facilitator & Super Coach, Blair Singer

Could you imagine receiving a standing ovation from more than 12,000 people after delivering a training session?! Or what about receiving a client testimonial in which YOU are credited with their $600 million sales growth?! Don't miss this SUPER SIZED EPISODE with Blair Singer! Read more »

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 »