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October 19, 2020

9 tips for choosing the right professional referees

Here is one Career Practitioner’s advice for getting organised and being strategic with your references.

Tags: Helen Green / CVs / Career Advice / Job-seeking

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Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.

Albert Einstein

October 8, 2020

The highest-ranking universities for 2021, according to The Good Universities Guide

There is a new batch of rankings and insights on Australian universities available that look at everything from the top graduate salary to student demand. 

Tags: 2021 ratings / The Good Universities Guide

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September 17, 2020

How to explain gaps on a resume

The best way to explain any gap on your resume is to assume you’ll be asked about it and make sure you prepare your answer. 


Tags: Elaine Mead / CVs / Job-seeking

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September 9, 2020

Which tech skills are Australians learning in 2020?

Businesses are fast becoming data-driven organisations, so it’s no surprise that AI, data science, web development, and cloud are the most popular.

Tags: professional development / skill development / MOOCs / tech

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August 26, 2020

Why more graduates are leaning towards entrepreneurship

There is a shift in graduates opting to take on entrepreneurship over internships.

Tags: careerpath / entrepreneurship / Chloe Walker

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August 18, 2020

The best universities for social work in 2021

We looked at which unis performed best in skill skills development, full-time employment and student support.

Tags: 2021 ratings / social work / The Good Universities Guide

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A ship in a harbour is safe - but that is not what ships are built for.

John Shedd

August 6, 2020

How to handle job rejections like a pro

In today’s competitive market, applying for jobs usually goes hand-in-hand with rejection.

Tags: Elaine Mead / Jobs / job-seeking / CVs

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July 27, 2020

Best universities to study Education and Training

We looked at which unis performed best in skill development, teaching quality, graduate salary and full-time employment.

Tags: The Good Universities Guide / 2020 ratings / education and training / teaching

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July 5, 2020

6 ways to get your job search back on track

Losing a job or part of your professional identity can be a shock to the system. When you’re ready to take the next step forward, there’s plenty of ways to do so.

Tags: career advice / Elaine Mead / Job-seeking / networking

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