Laura Platts

Laura is the Founder & Editor of The Workher. She is an award winning Public Relations professional, who loves blogging about surviving and thriving in the workplace as a young woman.

The Workher goes on hiatus

It’s time to follow some of my own advice and not over commit. It’s hard to say but for a while now I’ve simply had too much going on. So at risk of sounding like a boy-band, The Workher will now be going on hiatus. Read more…

Feeling like a fraud at work

That itty-bitty feeling that creeps in from the pit of your stomach when you’re not looking. It makes you doubt yourself and your abilities. It’s a concoction of nerves, a dash of stress and a touch of anxiety that hits all at once. It might smack you right when you’re congratulated for doing a good […] Read more…

Juggling work and a social life

Whether it’s finding a balance between work and friends, family and play, or dealing with a mental or family illness, our lives are a constant juggling act. Find out what these powerful Kiwi business women had to say on the topic – HARMAN GRUBISA, Gracie Taylor and LIsa King of Eat My Lunch. Read more…

The Ultimate Goal Setting Guide

Kick ass in your career with the ultimate goal setting guide for Workhers. We’ve broken down the best way to set and track your goals into an easy two step process with free printables, including a version to share with your manager. Read more…

Are you a woman that supports other women?

In a world with a gender pay gap of 23% (lower at 6% in New Zealand but still) and a known sexist at the helm of the biggest country (ahem Donald Trump), things can sound pretty grim. But the haters are gonna hate. Instead of sitting back and watching it happen, we need women supporting women more […] Read more…

Free CV Templates in Word

Decided it’s time to hunt for a new job? First up, you better get your CV in order. Don’t worry about stressing over how to make your CV look good (save that energy for your dream job search!) because we’ve got you covered. I’ve created four editable free CV templates in Word for you to download. […] Read more…

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