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July 27, 2020

Ratings Review: Best universities to study Education and Training

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

Tags: good uni guide / ratings / education and training

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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

If the mining boom is over, why is there a shortage of engineers in the sector?

The mining boom in Western Australia, loosely defined as the period between 2005 and 2012, was the nation’s largest since the Victorian Gold Rush.

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July 18, 2018

Elite sporting programs must strive to produce ethical athletes

Now that the dust has settled on the Australian cricket team’s ball tampering saga, it seems an appropriate time to take a look at the role of elite programs in producing athletes that value not only performance but abiding by the spirit and ethics of their chosen sport.

Tags: sport / acs seminars / career education / employers

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July 18, 2018

Wearables: How they are used now and how they will be used in the future

The prevalence of wearables in 2018 reflects a societal shift towards wellness, with more people than ever demanding greater agency over their health and fitness.

Tags: future workforce / acs seminars / career education

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July 18, 2018

Engaging the student athlete

It's not a typical phrase in Australia but the student athlete is a common trope in American high school parlance.

Tags: employment information / career exploration / social media / career education / australian career service / school

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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.

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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

What are the happiest jobs in the world?

The roles people are most pleased with are reasonably common, spanning a variety of different sectors.

Tags: personal reflection / employment information / career education / industry / employers

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July 18, 2018

Dealing with rejection: How to bounce back when you don't get a job

One of the most daunting prospects for university graduates is interviewing for that first job.

Tags: personal reflection / employment information / career exploration / future workforce / unemployment / career education / australian career service / university

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July 18, 2018

Students cop the rough end of the stick - but there is a silver lining for some

Much has been made of the decision by the Fair Work Commission to slash penalty rates for casual and part-time hospitality, fast food, retail and pharmaceutical employees.

Tags: employment information / The Good Universities Guide / future workforce / unemployment / federal government / career education

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