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By Stacey Chammaa   Life, in many ways, is a balancing act. We hear about the importance of balance all the time whether it be with work, home life, our diets or finances.  But one thing we all need to find the right balance with is confidence. Having too much or too little could easily cost you a potentially great job at any stage of your career.     It’s a fine line to walk; some people...
By Stacey Chammaa Last month I briefly wrote about the importance of upskilling and, rather than building on your existing skillset, the importance of taking the initiative to help address any skill gaps you may have. With the COVID-19 pandemic prompting a digital revolution, upskilling couldn’t be more of a priority to achieve professional success.  Companies in every industry across the board are being forced to...
By Stacey Chammaa Initially, when I was asked to be a columnist for gulfy.com, COVID-19 was just starting to be at the forefront of our minds on a global scale. It had yet to become the pandemic it is today, quarantine wasn’t a way of life and job loss and global economic downturn didn’t yet seem as inevitable or as long-lasting as we might now fear.  Needless to say, when I jotted down ideas for the editorial team it...
An 11+ year journalism career in broadcast, radio, print, production and public relations have kept Chammaa busy.  Born in Scotland in 1988 she had a unique upbringing in the Middle East. Set on being a journalist from a young age, Chammaa began her journalism career after enrolling in a Journalism and Communication course at the University of Queensland, aged 19.  Her first radio job was in 2008 co-hosting a radio show...