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December 4, 2018

Six tips for a career change

A comprehensive list of dos and don'ts for those considering a professional change of scenery. 

Tags: Employers

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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

November 26, 2018

How can career practitioners upskill?

It's never too late for career advisors to add to their CVs. 

Tags: School

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November 11, 2018

CV and cover letter guide for graduates

Applying for your first job out of university can be a daunting task. 

Tags: employment information

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November 4, 2018

Should smartphones be banned in Australian high schools?

We explore the pros and cons of allowing smartphone use in the classroom. 

Tags: smartphones / school

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October 30, 2018

What we can learn from the latest Mitchell Institute report

We analyse the findings and recommendations from the Mitchell Institute's report on school-industry partnerships. 

Tags: Mitchell Institute

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October 29, 2018

Why aren't more young people pursuing vocational education?

There are several reasons why VET enrolments have been on the slide in recent years.

Tags: VET

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

John Shedd

October 12, 2018

Should work-integrated learning become a compulsory part of university courses?

It would certainly solve the issue many graduates have with a lack of experience.

Tags: University

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October 8, 2018

Getting students interested in tech

You don't have to be a coding wizard to spruik a career in tech.

Tags: School

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September 10, 2018

What interviewers can and can't ask you

You might be surprised by what you can't be asked in a job interview.

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