OUR BLOGGERS


Career Change Happens is always on the lookout for people who are passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of our tribe. Our blog team is made up of a diverse pool of talent who strongly believe in the vision of CCH to empower women to lead purposeful, enriched, balanced lives.

MARIA SMITH

MARIA SMITH

FOUNDER AND COMMUNICATION EXPERT

As Founder of Career Change Happens and Find Your Calling, Maria has had years of experience in the world of Cognitive Behavioural Conditioning, and personal and professional development. Her intense passion for supporting others in making their dreams a reality has helped thousands of people clarify and move into positive futures.

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NICOLE SALINGER

NICOLE SALINGER

WWW.SPIRITUALFITNESSCOACH.CO

Fitness, Mindfulness, Personal Development, Psychology and Metaphysics.
Through her down to earth blog, www.spiritualfitnesscoach.co Nicole will help you rediscover yourself and your highest potential for Health, Happiness, Positivity, Self-confidence and Inner Peace.

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CARA BRETT

CARA BRETT

WWW.BOUNCEFINANCIAL.COM.AU

Cara has been in the financial services industry since 2003 and is a true numbers geek at heart. In her articles she offers general financial advice drawing from her extensive experience with banking, insurance companies and on the frontline of financial planning.Cara’s qualifications include: Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning), Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning), Diploma of Business

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BENJAMIN J HARVEY

BENJAMIN J HARVEY

AUTHENTIC EDUCATION

Benjamin J Harvey is a professional speaker and founder of Authentic Education (a BRW 2013 Fast Starters 100 Company).

Having delivered 7,000+ one-on-one coaching sessions and earning over six figures in just the first year of being certified as a coach, Ben now specializes in helping coaches live their love.

Ben has been invited to speak by the Queensland Government and Youth Challenge Australia and holds personal development workshops that blend eastern magic with western strategy.

He has consulted with the largest organisations in Australia such as Optus, IBM and Commonwealth Bank.

SERENA LOW

SERENA LOW

CAREER COACH

Serena empowers, equips and educates people who have identified the need for change in their career or life path to achieve the goals and objectives to which they aspire.
She is inspired by Family. Words. Music. and Helping people unlock their limitless potential, take responsibility for the quality of their lives, and access all the resources within to solve problems, achieve aspirations and do what they were born to do.She can be reached at www.Career-Change-Confidence.com and www.SerenaLow.com.au.

QUALIFICATIONS:
LL.B. (Honours)
11 years of experience as a government lawyer
Life coaching qualifications
Extended DISC consultant
NLP Practitioner
Matrix Therapies (Pip McKay)
Archetypal Coaching (Pip McKay)

HEATHER PETHERICK

HEATHER PETHERICK

WWW.HEATHERPETHERICK.COM

Heather Petherick is the leading Career Freedom Coach for women worldwide, supporting women to create the career they love and the life they deserve. She is the creator of The Incredible Career Makeover program and since 2007 she’s been using her signature blend of humour, courage, and the unvarnished truth to help women navigate the murky waters of their career. She is a proud Canadian, a wife and mother of two, a lover of smelly cheese and salty meats, and a passionate advocate for women living their best lives. Learn more about Heather at www.heatherpetherick.com

KATE HANSSEN

KATE HANSSEN

WWW.KATEHANSSEN.BLOGSPOT.COM | WWW.KATEHANSSENNEPAL.BLOGSPOT.COM

Motivated by change and inspired by stories of others, Kate loves to engage people and connect with them. She views life as an opportunity to explore “Self”. Her most recent life experiences has seen her teaching Bounce Programs as a Life Skills Trainer and volunteering in Nepal after the 2015 earthquakes, where she raised $50,000 AUD and coordinated the relief to help those who were most impacted by the devastating earthquake. Kate also has taught Meditation, provided guidance counselling and studied in alternative health. Kate is a keen writer and singer and hopes to dedicate more time to her writing and public speaking to empower others and see their lights ignite.

KELLY MASON

KELLY MASON

CAREER DEVELOPMENT & BUSINESS RELATIONS

Kelly’s extensive 14 year experience in the employment industry has positioned her as a trusted expert in career development and business relations. This woman is driven to succeed, inspiring everyone around her to rise to any challenge put before them.

REBECCA LOWERY

REBECCA LOWERY

CAREER COACH

With a background in Retail and Banking this girl has worked at all levels of employment, from cleaning to management Rebecca has never been out of work. As a mother of two she understands the challenges women face throughout their career and adapts to whatever life throws her way.

MATHEW LUTTRELL

MATHEW LUTTRELL

CAREER DEVELOPMENT & BUSINESS RELATIONS

This guy is full of ideas, he is passionate about supporting women and gets so excited over new and creative ideas around employment strategies. Matt has worked over 9 years in the employment industry and loves to see people reach their full potential.

ANNETTE SMITH

ANNETTE SMITH

WEB DESIGN AND TECH

Building multiple websites for our illustrious leader Maria, Nettie as she is more commonly known, will keep you up to date on all things Techy! She is proud to be called a tech geek and wears it as a badge for all to see!

SHANNYN STEVENS

SHANNYN STEVENS

WORKING MUM

Is a vivacious woman, driven by her love for her family. She strives to create a life with work/life balance and knows what it is like to raise a family and want a career for herself.

JO BUTLER

JO BUTLER

PERSONAL TRAINER - WWW.FITTERFASTER.NET.AU

From starting FitterFaster in 2008, Jo has trained over 400 clients who have lost collectively over 1300 kg. Jo is a testament for balancing work and family, doing something she loves and still fulfilling all her family commitments. What’s most rewarding about her personal training business is she gets to see people transform their lives through health and fitness often achieving other life goals.

NARELLE BENNITT

NARELLE BENNITT

WORKING MOTHER

Narelle is a full time working mother of 3 adult daughters (two still live at home) and an 8 year old son who keeps her on her toes. She is currently completing a Diploma of Event Management in her spare time and loves learning new things that will enhance her life, now and in the future.

CANDY MCNAUGHT

CANDY MCNAUGHT

WORKING MOTHER

A mother of 3, Candy works part-time and juggles all the day to day commitments of life like all women. She has a love for shopping and writing and this can be seen in her talent for storytelling. Candy shares her life experiences with candor and flair.

KATE KENNEDY

KATE KENNEDY

SINGLE MUM

A single mum who devotes her life to her son. Kate is an inspiration to everyone who has been through tough times. Her insightful writing explores her own deep inner struggles that many women can relate to. She is courageous and hopes that her writing can help other women break through the barriers that hold us back, through her personal life stories.