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What job should I do?

By | Blog, Job Seeker

Have you ever been on the job search and thought to yourself “I’ll apply for anything” because you are unsure of what type of career you want to build? Being open to working in a variety of jobs is a great mindset to be in, but it could find you in a job that may not maximise your strengths, abilities or happiness. Narrowing your search can increase your chances of landing a job you enjoy – but how do you know what job suits you best?

Here are some tips to help you discover your own skills, and how to turn them into a career:

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Why you should track your employment history

By | Blog, Job Seeker

Keeping track of your employment history throughout your working life is a good habit to get stuck into. It helps you stay organised and prepared for the future of your career, wherever it may take you.

Employment history can include anything that relates to work. You should be documenting your jobs, but also any volunteering, training, work experience and internships. That way, when you are ready to move on and look for a new job, or an opportunity arises, you are ready to go.

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Your work availability: when are you truly available?

By | Blog, Job Seeker

Determining your work availability is super important when applying for any job role. It is also something that you will need to manage throughout your working career. As work plays a central role in the lives of many, deciding when you will be available to work is something that you should spend a considerable amount of time contemplating.

A potential employer will ask for your work availability to see if your schedule is compatible with the job role and organisation. Once you have a job, you may also have to navigate working availability when dealing with extra shifts, applying for leave or changes in the organisation.

We understand figuring out your working availability and informing your current or future employer can sometimes be tricky. So, here are some things for you to consider:

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Why cultural fit is critical to the modern company

By | Blog, Employer, Job Seeker

Successfully matching a candidate to a specific job role requires more than just the assessment of skills and qualifications. Employer’s need to place importance on cultural fit and consider how each candidate will fit into their workplace environments.

When considering cultural fit it’s important to distinguish between cultural background and cultural fit. We aren’t referring to an individual’s ethnicity (in fact multi-culturalism is highly encouraged in Australian workplaces) but rather an individual’s interests, values and unique personality traits. It is ultimately their ability to fit in with a particular workplace culture and its underlying values.

So why is this important?

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Why changing careers could be the best decision you ever made

By | Blog, Career Development, Job Seeker

Changing careers can be scary and it often involves a high degree of risk. As you grow older, it’s easy to feel trapped in one career but what you need to know is that it’s never too late to change! With online study options and digital technologies, the 21st century holds virtually endless opportunities.

If you are frustrated with your career but aren’t sure whether changing is the right decision, here’s 5 points to consider : Read More

8 jobs that probably won’t exist in 10 years

By | Blog, Job Seeker

Technology is rapidly transforming all aspects of society and research indicates there will be massive shifts in the current jobs market. As many roles become increasingly streamlined through automation technologies and digitalization, a large number of existing jobs will become virtually non-existent.

Here’s 8 we believe are well on their way to extinction! Read More

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