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July 18, 2018

The upside of mature workers

Amidst a constantly evolving workforce, it can be tough for older employees to keep up, especially in industries that are adapting new technologies.

Tags: career change / future workforce / australian career service / good mba guide

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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

July 18, 2018

Tough market: One entry-level job for every five candidates

Breaking into the workforce is hard going for disadvantaged workers according to a new report from Anglicare Australia which revealed there are five candidates for every entry-level job advertised.

Tags: employment information / career exploration / The Good Universities Guide / future workforce / unemployment / australian career service

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July 18, 2018

Mental health in the workplace

Ensuring the physical health of employees has long been considered vital, with many companies providing their staff gym memberships, fruit boxes, and more. Read more
July 18, 2018

Why do we all work so hard?

Back in 1930, John Maynard Keynes was the world’s best economist – but let’s not pretend that he was much of a fortune-teller.

Tags: personal reflection / LinkedIn / career exploration / careers counselling / mentoring / australian career service

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July 18, 2018

Is the shorter working week a good idea?

Most people would agree they’d prefer a shorter working week. Read more
July 18, 2018

Trade skills shortage opens lucrative opportunities for apprentices

Businesses and trades are reporting dwindling numbers of apprentices amid a skills shortage for a diverse range of roles

Tags: Apprenticeships / Trades / Unemployment / Employers / Industry / Vet

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

John Shedd

July 18, 2018

Universities excelling, while healthcare offers future job opportunities

The Good Universities Guide reveals that while universities around the country are providing a high-quality experience for students, it’s not translating to graduate jobs.

Tags: University / Employment Services / The Good Universities Guide / CDAA / Graduate Outcomes / Employers

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July 18, 2018

Five questions to expect in your next job interview

Job interviews are one of the more nerve-wracking experiences going around, particularly for university graduates.

Tags: employment information / career education / australian career service

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July 18, 2018

Infographic: The New Work Smarts

The Foundation for Young Australians has released their latest report from the New Work Order research series.

Tags: career change / employment information / future workforce / industry

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